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Tawang Monastrey

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Address: Tawang 790104 , India
Phone Number: +91-3794-222243
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peaceful beauty

it is beautiful and peaceful also, a residency of lamas. boudhya culture will make your mind peaceful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is beautiful and peaceful also, a residency of lamas. boudhya culture will make your mind peaceful.

Thank beginingofjoy123
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first view of the monastery was from Tawang town and it looked really beautiful and peaceful. Visiting the monastery was a different experience than any other place I have visited. Cute kids in maroon robes.. the bells...Wow!! It was a community in itself inside..

Thank vandana_upadhyay
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An easy walk of about an hour from Tawang city will take you to the monastery which located on a hill lock. Once you enter the monastery, you are stuck by the amazing architecture which is quite the Tibetian style. The main structure which holds the Buddha statue is lovely and very colorful. The people in the premises are very... More 

Thank Girlonmove
Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Even amidst the chantings ,one could feel the eerie silence of the monastery. It was a peaceful atmosphere where one can forget all his woes and just humm the chants with the monks. Things not to be missed at the monastery : 1. Museum : if you are interested in old artefacts , then this is the right place.They have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

You get familiarised with new things once you visit this place . Meticulous planning is required to undertake travel to this difficult terrain. But once reached you will enjoy the new soil and freshness of people. This monasatary has a great history. you must visit.

Thank ansangam
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The Tawang monastery (its full formal name is Gaden Namgyal Lhatse monastery) is probably the most memorable monastery I have visited so far. This little known sanctuary is perched high up in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh and is a balm for the senses. From the minute I clapped my eyes on it from a distance, I fell in love... More 

1 Thank Theholehog
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very old. Very nice. This is open for all to take picture as well. There is a nice library in the monastery.

Thank Bikash_Santra
Secunderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Reaching Tawang is the more difficult part. Once there, enjoy the quiet serenity of the place.People are very friendly, and the Monastery is a place to spend time as if in a carefree serenity.Planning a trip well is essential, because getting out also by Public Transport is a challenge,

Thank EmmanuelMurray
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The Monastery is one of the oldest, in India, and has its own version to say. The museum it self is worth visiting.

Thank Emagien
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Tawang is one of the 16 districts of Arunachal Pradesh. A Tibetan territory and is claimed by China as a part of South Tibet. The people of Tawang are the Monpas who are adherents of a sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The Buddhist monastery in Tawang is the largest in India .Arunachal Pradesh borders China and major part of the state... More 

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