Urgelling Gompa is at a distance of around 3 kms from Tawang Township and is reckoned to be the the birthplace of the 6th Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Tashi. The monastery was built in 1487 AD here and His Holiness the 6th Dalai Lama, was born in 1683 and resided in Urgelling Village. It is a small monastery that holds great significance for the people of Buddhist faith.

Getting There

The monastery is only 3 kms from Tawang and can be reached either by hiring a taxi or on foot.

Things to Do & See in and around

A walk in the Urgyelling Village is ideal. Apart from this, the nearby destination of Tawang has a number of attractions to be explored like the Tawang Monastery.

Best Time to Visit

Throughout the year.

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