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Tawang Monastrey

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Address: Tawang 790104 , India
Phone Number: +91-3794-222243
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Tawang gods gift for us

I went to tawang with my friends and that was my first north east trip.First place we visitied was the monastrey. As we travelled a long distance from south it was was extremely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
hari0407
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Coimbatore, India
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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to tawang with my friends and that was my first north east trip.First place we visitied was the monastrey. As we travelled a long distance from south it was was extremely differnt for us.We spend some time with the kids and peple around there.The kids on the monastrey where jumping and hitting the bell. it was an aswomeplace... More 

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Bihar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Tawang as part of my 1.5 months solo roadtrip to North East India. Tawang is synonyms of it's Monastery but I promise you it has many things so beautiful. Among the "In and Around the city" itinerary this should be placed on top.

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tawang is a must visit place for all those who yearn for something very different than just different. It is not for faint hearted people as if you go by road it tests your endurance and patience both. To actually enjoy the scenic beauty of the area at least one side road trip is advised provided you are able to... More 

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Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the monastery twice last week and each time I was lucky enough to meet monks who wanted to share their stories and exchange ideas. The first day I met an old monk who'd escaped the Chinese invasion in the 60's and the 2nd day I was invited to the monks dormitory to drink tea and chat for a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing exceptional... All monaasteries worldwide are alike.. The sculpture and beauty are monotonous.. The buddha statue is beautiful and can be seen from heights..

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tawang Monastrey is located in the town of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. Tawang is a very beautiful place and is located at 13700 ft above sea level. The weather in Tawang is cool always. Tawang Monastry is largest in India and 2nd largest in world. The Museum in the Monastrey in a must to see place, where you can see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place..Peace..Inner Peace...Monastery is huge. Picturesque space. Nice ambience. You get a beautiful of the place from the forest guest house. Don't forget to snap the Buddha statue next to the guest house. If you lucky meet the Rinpoche of the Monastery. Don't forget to carry a Khada

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Almost 400 yrs old, this Monastrey is a must to be seen...glimpses of Tibet can be witnessed here...do not forget to throw the coin in the hand of the Budhha and wish for something...

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

It is declared as seven wonders of India.It was built in 1881 by Merak Lama Lodre Gyamtso. It has 100 monk houses and main prayer hall. There are about 400 monks in the monastery.Urgenling , the birth place of sixth Dalai Lama is 5 km away from it.It is also known as Genden Namgyal Lhatsha.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The biggest monastery even seen in India so far. What a nice view of the monastery before reaching Tawang by road trip. The buildings become golden in the afternoon, with sun lights, if sky is clear. This is the home of hundreds of monks and you will have a real experience of how monks lives and know closely their lives.

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