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Tawang Monastrey

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Address: , Tawang 790104 , India
Phone Number: +91-3794-222243
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Peace, cold and butter tea

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

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 

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

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

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Secunderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

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,

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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.

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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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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It is a peaceful place and there is a museum which has the remains and pictures of the previous time. This place gives a beautiful view of the whole town. Visited in April though it was cold and rainy too.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Tawang is a beautiful city in the state of Arunachal Pradesh.the journey to this city is full of fun and worth taking.there is no other way to reach this place except roadways. So if you love long road journey, then this is the journey made for you. The scenic beauty, soldiers point, Sela pass, and the beautiful people all add... More 

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Tawang monastrey (GALDEN NAMGYAL LHATSE )is largest monastrey in India and 2nd largest in the world .is 350 kms from Tezpur Aassam. This beautiful monastrey is situated at an elevation of 3000 meters(appox 10000 ft) in the lap of nature.About 450 monks reside here,A must must visit in Arunachal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

PEACEFULL place..have a great time viewing the musesum ...Plan for the trip in January so as to get a good weather and snow too..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We visited Tawang monastery in early June 2015; the road leading to the monastery is a beautiful walk. The Monastery itself is awe inspiring, though less in grandeur compared to the Monastery in Leh. A large number of youngsters were taking their lessons in Buddhist Religion under able guidance of elderly Lamas. The view from the Monastery id lovely; you... More 

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