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Tawang Monastrey

Tawang 790104 , India
+91-3794-222243
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Tawang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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guwahati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

i have better experienced to see the tawang monastery on tawang it is very beautiful in the heart of the tawang i suggest you to look this monastery.

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

One of the best place for travelers who loves to have a difference from the regular trips is the Destination Northeast. Some of the major attractions in the Northeast India are tawang Bomdila in Arunachal Pradesh, Kaziranga and Manas National Park in Assam and Shillong Cherrapunjee and mawlynnlong village in Meghalaya. Here you will not find your most love "Starbucks"... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

tawang Monastery is a must visit place if your are in any part of North - East India. Tawang Monastery has one of the tallest statue of Buddha painted with Gold . The calm & divine environment around is unforgettable. The paintings in & around the monastery is awesome too.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

One of the biggest monasteries in India. Has a very good location and is very peaceful. Met some of the students and saw them studying Buddhist literature. The library is also good

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I had heard of Tawang monastery being the second largest Buddhist monastery in Asia, second only to the Drepung monastery in Lhasa. I knew that it was constructed in 1681, was the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama and is home to over 500 lamas even today. Our travel guide had arranged for our Inner Line Permits, of course. My... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Second largest Budhhist monastery in Asia and is centuries old. there are 65 houses and 704 lamas residing there.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Not that it is the second largest buddist monastery, it is a wonderful place to visit that carry history with scinic beauty. The monks program, pray, cultural dance was awesome and colorful. This will definately upgrade your tourist mode at the same time refreshing your mind. Basically Tawang is a highland around 12,000 feet above see level but beautifully decorated... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

They say it is second largest monastery in Asia and is more than 250 years old. What is important is that this is the biggest attraction in Tawang, rather one can say the city owes its existence to this massive and beautiful monastery. The Buddha and other statues there are exquisitely beautiful. Within the confines of this monastery hundreds of... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Tawang Monastery is the principal attraction of Tawang tour packages. During Tawang holidays visit the 17th century Tawang Monastery, which is home to above 500 lamas and objects of Buddhist significance. It is one of the most largest Lamaseries of Mahayana sect in Asia. Lamseries comprise of several sections ranging near about four hundred years, devoted to Love, Learning and... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This monastery is the oldest in Asia. You must visit this place and make sure to see the library which holds the old artifacts

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