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Tawang Monastrey

Tawang 790104, India
+91 3794 222 243
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tawang monastery is the second largest in the world, second to only one in Lhasa. Please do visit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Visakhapatnam, India
oldest monastery in india.

The inner ambience of the monastery is awesome.Recently this place was visited by Dalai Lama, the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Tawang 790104, India
+91 3794 222 243
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

tawang monastery is the second largest in the world, second to only one in Lhasa. Please do visit the morning prayer session at 0430hrs and savour their yak butter tea and maze roti with green peas in breakfast. its amazing see the young monks during...More

Thank abhishiri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The inner ambience of the monastery is awesome.Recently this place was visited by Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Buddhism religion.One can visit this place along with the war memorial in one day itself.

Thank dibarun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was extremely nostalgic for me to visit world’s second largest and highest monastery in Tawang. I was lucky to have been escorted by my friend who has great knowledge of the same and works in All India Radio at Tawang. This was the first...More

Thank ejaz_nahri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Peace and Bliss is all I experienced over here when I visited along with some soul searching moments ... this is the 2nd largest Monastery in the world housing over 400plus people out of which 240 plus are students ... the main prayer hall closes...More

Thank Amit-Durve
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is no way near to Hemis Monastery in Leh, I doubt this is India's Biggest Monastery, Monastery museum is also not so big , overall Tawang is a small town and Tawang Monastery is one of the major attraction , its look beautiful from...More

Thank rahuljasrotia
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Have you ever felt like...Im just going to sit here and meditate? Let all else be gone? Thats what the Tawang Monastery makes you feel like doing..its so peaceful and full of positive vibes. Go there,sit and gaze at the huge statue of Budhdha.and feel...More

Thank arnavazdentist
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Why Tawang ? yes, you need to ask this question to you before you plan to visit here. I am asking you to ask this question to you because reaching tawang is not very comfortable or easy. It takes full one day about 12 hours...More

1  Thank Sheetal K
Reviewed 19 May 2017

It may not be oldest, but biggest no doubt in India, with historical importance.Our visit was about couple of weeks before Dalai Lamas visit. So repairing, maintenance work was at full swing, so was the entire city of Tawang. The main monastery, is not so...More

Thank dkranjan
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Large Monastery and one can see monks living there, young ones running around and enjoying. It has a good museum at reasonable ticket price.

Thank Raunaq S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

It covers a large stretch of land in tawang with white buildings and golden roof which is very distinct and can be seen from whole of the tawang.

Thank Aparajita R
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Hi All, I need to know the working hours of Guwahati Airport Authority office that provides Inner Line Permit for Tawang. I am reaching Guwahati airport on Thursday 7.30pm. WIll I get the permit on same day? Help is much appreciated? Thanks, Pratik
7 March 2017|
Response from GolakaNath | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You can collect it from the city office next day by putting up an application. They do not work after 5pm typically. You may please download the form from their website and put the information action there with your I'd... More
Anyone has more information about online application of Inner Line Permit for Tawang. There is requirement of 'contact details of local Arunachal Pradesh person' in order to obtain online permit. I am not sure how can you know someone there when you are going there for first time. Also in case i need to get the permit on the go in Guwahati, can someone tell how much time does it take? Thanks in advance.
6 March 2017|
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Response from Sumit S | Reviewed this property |
We have hired a tour operator and they have done all for us. As for norms the charges were Rs.100/person. If you are hiring a taxi before reaching Arunachal then they can make it either from Guahati/Tejpur or you can make it... More