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Address: Tawang 790104 , India
Phone Number: +91-3794-222243
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As we stayed very close to the Monastery in tawang, made a morning walk to the monastery at the time it just opened. There were no visitors, only a few of the local faithful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Haldia, India
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Haldia, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

As we stayed very close to the Monastery in tawang, made a morning walk to the monastery at the time it just opened. There were no visitors, only a few of the local faithful devotees. The sunrays illuminated the calm and peaceful face of lord Buddhha. It was a heavenly experience. TIP-try to visit the monastery when it just opens(5am),... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Monasteries all over the place in Tawang but this one is the best. Just too good for its location and peaceful environment.

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Sibsagar, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is the best known place of Tawang but in my eyes, it was disappointed. I've seen better ones in Ladakh. The biggest, highest and so important historically (considering dalai lama & china). certainly, the monastery is very big in size and inside, it is lovely, serene and everything good and the museum collection is good. The view of Tawang... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This is the largest monastery in India and the number one place to visit if you are in Tawang. The monastery is three stories high. It’s a peaceful place and you can visit the museum and the lamp offering area apart from the main prayer hall which has a large Buddha statue apart from several other Buddhist deities. We had... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The monastery is massive and the view from the place is fantastic! Inside the actual temple, it is very peaceful and has a positive energy about it.

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VADODARA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This along with Bomdila Monastery are the best and most significant monsateries in Arunachal Pradesh. Significantly, larger than its Bomdila counterpart, this monastery is perched on an elevated road of Tawang. It houses a nice museum which showcases the presence of Dalai Lama and a number of important leaders who have visited Tawang, given its strategic importance. We were fortunate... More 

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Mangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The Picturesque Tawang Monastery is the face of Tawang and that of Arunachal Pradesh and a must visit place in Tawang. We visited after lunch. Its peaceful. Spent some time inside the Monastery. It also houses a museum which is worth a visit too. You can view the entire Tawang town from the top of the Monastery. It houses a... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Must visit place. So peaceful and serene. We visited at about 8am, the lamas were at prayer. It was simply peaceful and exhilarating. We also sat for the prayers the chants and the drum beats are a rare experience. Donations are voluntary. we lit lamps at Lamp offering room. The butter lamps are given by the monastery free of cost.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

A must visit place, beautiful, scenic and peaceful. Its little away from city center as expected, they have a museum (there is an entry fees for that INR 20/- per head and camera). It overlooks the city and view is simple beautiful...

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Famous as the largest Buddhist monastery in India, Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh controls seventeen gompas in the area. The commanding part of the monastery comprises three storied assembly complex featuring the temple and the 28 ft high Golden statue of Buddha. Also known as Galden Namgey Lhatse in Tibetan meaning celestial paradise in a clear night, Tawang Monastery is mostly... More 

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