Tawang War Memorialis dedicated to the war heroes (soldiers of the Indian Army) of the Sino-India war in 1962. It is a 40- foot high multi-hued memorial known as Namgyal Chorten. Overlooking the Tawang-Chu valley, this memorial was constructed to remember the sacrifices made by the soldiers of the Indian Army. Dalai Lama visited this memorial placed on a slope in the year 1997. Visitors can spot the names of soldiers (on granite plates), 2420 in number, who sacrificed their lives during the war in the Kameng sector. Tawang War Memorial is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Arunachal Pradesh.
The war memorial has two rooms on each side. While in-room, there are maps, photographs, artifacts, etc., of the war heroes, the other is a sound and light showroom, telling the tale of the heroism of the Indian soldiers. There is a museum too that displays the things that were used at the time of the war, such as pots, bullets, guns, helmets, mugs, etc. There are newspaper cuttings and maps, too, pinpointing both the armies' placements.
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