Jaswant Garh is an important tourist destination of Tawang, which is mainly recognized
for a warrior named as Jaswant Singh. The place has its own significance and attracts
several tourists to pay respect to this daring warrior.
Located at a distance of 1 KM away from Tawang, this gompa was founded by the
former Rigya Rinpoche. The monastery is surrounded with lush green pine grove.
Sela Pass is one of the frequently visited tourist attractions in Tawang and is called as
a nature observer's paradise on earth. This pass entirely gets covered with the snow in
winters. On the way to go Sela Pass, you can also visit another attraction, known as the
It is a wonderful tourist destination, which is located at an altitude of 3000 meters above
the sea level. It is the second ancient monastery of the world after Lhasa. Tawang
Monastery is also supposed to be one of the largest lamaseries of Mahayana sect that
is recognized as the Golden Namgyal Lhatse too.
Tawang War Memorial:
It is a 12 meters high multi-colored memorial that features a structure similar to the
design of a large stupa. The memorial is sited amidst gorgeous peaks overlooking the
Tawang-Chu valley. The memorial is dedicated to the war victims of Sino-India War of
It is an essential religious tourist destination in the town and is the largest stupa of the
region. Gorsam Chorten is situated at a distance of 90 Km from Tawang. The stupa was
founded by the Monpa monk, Lama Pradhar during the 12th century. The crest of the
stupa has a semi-circular dome that lies on a 3-terraced platform.