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Tawang : the largest monastery in India

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Neighbourhood Travel Desk: India’s largest monastery, Tawang Monastery is located in Tawang city of Arunachal Pradesh. The monastery is also known as Golden Namgey Lhatse which stands for celestial paradise in a clear night. Being on the peak of mountain, it offers majestic views of nature and snow-capped valleys.

The library of monastery consist of valuable old scriptures, mainly Kangyur  and  Tengyur. The monastery is entered from the sloping spur, which has alpine vegetation.

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