Tawang monastery is the largest monastery in India and the second largest in the entire Asian continent. The distance between Tawang monastery and Bomdioa is 183 km, resting at an altitude of 3500 meters above the sea level. Being one of the most beautiful tourist attraction site in India, there are a lot of things to do in Tawang, not forgetting the ones to see.
There are lot of things to do in Tawang Monastery, starting from food, shopping and sight-seeing. The hospitality and friendliness of the local community makes taking a walk in Tawang monastery more enjoyable. Among the most beautiful and unique things found in Tawang Monastery, a few include Tawang chu river, chong-chugmi ranges, tawang valley and sangetsar lake. The natural scenery of Tawang offers a unique and beautiful landscape for sight-seeing. The environment is also awesome, snows start as early as the first week of January and the dedicated Indian army are always ready to get the snow out of the road.
Other attraction famous in Tawang monastery is its connection with the Buddhist religion. There is an assembly that has 28 ft. Lord Buddha’s golden statue. In addition to the golden statue, there is a big library offering books containing Budhist manuscript, Tangyur and kangyur, for tourists to read.
A visit to Tawang monastery makes life more interesting in terms of shopping. Although there are no malls, discotheques or pubs, shopping is made easier in the small stores there. One is able to access basic services and goods like herbal medicines, woollen goods and groceries. For people who are bored with eating vegetable every time, food outlets in Tawang monastery are the places to be. Most people here are non-vegetarian. Adventure seekers as well as anyone who likes appreciating natural beauty should make a point to visit Tawang monastery and experience serenity.