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Tourist Spot in Tawang

About Tawang: Tawang is situated at an altitude of 10,200 ft.. It is the monastery of the Mahayana Buddhists. Constructed in the 17th century, the monastery still houses more than 500 Lamas. Surrounded by mountains, perched on the top of a hill overlooking the Tawang Valley, the monastery is a breathtakingly beautiful sight. The enormous complex has 65 residential buildings around the main temple structure. The temple contains a huge statue of Buddha and other priceless images and Tankhas. It also has the wealth of old scriptures, beautifully illustrated religious books (some of them in Sanskrit). and a library containing antique books including gold-lettered copies of the sacred Buddhist scriptures. There are also a number of other old temples in the area which one might visit.
How to reach:Accessible from Itanagar & also from other parts o
Best Time To Visit: February to September.
Accomodation: Hotels etc.
Local Transport: Bus, taxi service etc.

Place of Tourist Interest in Tawang

Tawang: Tawang