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Urgelling Monastery in Zemithang Arunachal Pradesh

Here is Some Information about Urgelling Monastery in Zemithang  Arunachal Pradesh.

Location: Zemithang, 90 kilometre from Tawang town
Built in: 12th century
Built By:Lama Pradhar
Dedicated to: Lord Bauddha
Entry: Free
Temple Timing: 7:00 Am To 7:00 Pm
Significance: One of the Bauddhest temple
Visiting Timing: 1 Hour
Best time to Visit: April to Oct
Pincode : 792110
Phone : +91-3794-222221
Nearest Railway Station: Tezpur (Assam)
Nearest Airport: (Assam)

About  Urgelling Monastery

The Urgelling Monastery is located in Zemithang, 90 kilometre from Tawang town Arunachal Pradesh.The temple was built in 12th century and built by Lama Pradhar .The hemispherical dome rests upon a three-terraced plinth. Four miniature stupas are set on the four corners of the lower most terrace of the plinth. The base is square with each side about 170 feet in length, with a niche running all along its whole length and 120 Manis are set in frames of wood in the niche of each of the base. A paved path goes all around for the pilgrims for circumambulation. 
The exterior architecture of the chorten comprises of a semi circular dome on the top resting on a three terraced plinth. Four miniature stupas are erected on the lower most terraces in each of the four corners. The base of the stupa is square in shape having each side of 170 feet in length. A circular path encircles the stupa for the pilgrims to go for praying and is called as Kora. 

Festival  Urgelling Monastery Tawang 

The 3rd edition of Tawang Festival will be celebrated in the month of May. Tawang Festival was introduced in 2012 as a tourism festival after celebration of Buddha Mahotsova since 2004. Apart from showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the state, the festival also promote adventure tourism, all together the festival is all about showcasing the vast tourism potential  of the region. It’s the festival, were you will not only witness the rich culture of Monpas but also of all other tribes of the state Arunachal Pradesh.

How to Reach  Urgelling Monastery  

By Road : There are many public and private vehecals available to reach Urgelling Monastery near Tawang.

By Rail : The Nearest Railway station is Tezpur station Assam.

By Air : The Nearest Airport is tezpur Airport Assam.

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