Jaswant Garh War Memorial, Tawang

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  • August 2, 2017
    This is one of few war memorials in India and is dedicated to RFN Jaswant Singh who had single handedly stopped invading Chinese Army for more than 3 days. Truly awe inspiring tale of valour.  more »
  • July 16, 2017
    1.An amazing stop over enroute Jang in fond memory of Martyrdom hony captain Jaswant singh who defended motherland in 1962 till last breath. Shifting from post and post and opening fire to fight Chine...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    There are four war memorials that one has to visit on the trip to Tawang and back: Jaswant Garh, Joginder baba, Nyukmadzong and Tawang War Memorial. At the Jaswantgarh memorial- The shrine resembles a...  more »
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  • June 30, 2017
    What a great soldier no words to praise or pray .We became speechless for sometime after knowing the one man army. Our army is maintaining his house as if he is alive and doing his duty. We too felt the same.near the ghar refreshments are provided by army to the tourists.we can view the valley from view point
  • May 28, 2017
    Jaswant Garh is famous for our brave soldier Jaswant Singh .He was a great fighter during Indo China war.
  • June 4, 2017
    Jaswant Singh Rawat ( 19 August 1941 - 17 November 1962) was an Indian rifleman soldier of 4 Garhwal Rifles, Uttarakhand who won the Maha Vir Chakra posthumously at the Battle of Nuranang in the present day Arunachal Pradesh during the 1962 India-China war. He was born on 19 August 1941 to Shri Guman Singh Rawat, at village Baryun, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. Present Day his family is living in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The exemplary bravery shown by Jaswant Rawat was honored by building a memorial at the post where he fought the Chinese army. The post which he held against the Chinese Army was named as Jaswant Garh. Another honor bestowed upon him is that he continues in the service even after death, he has been awarded promotions as if he is still serving the Nation
  • May 31, 2017
    Beautiful location with beautiful view in the lap of army man Shri Jaswant
  • December 4, 2016
    Proud moment to hear the story and the army is so accommodating and serve free tea/coffee to all passing through this place. There is a view point from where the valley can be seen. Will find a lot of yaks here.

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Look around the market for the best range of accommodations in Tawang. Although the town remains largely undeveloped, with limited amenities and creature comforts, you can find small guesthouses and inns run by friendly locals, many of whom will offer home-cooked food during your stay. While these accommodations remain basic, they more than make up for their shortcomings with true Himalayan hospitality, striking a perfect balance for low-budget hikers. Try to find a top-floor room to enjoy the best views out over the surrounding mountains.
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