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About A Day at Shonga-tser Lake

Situated close to the Indo-China border, about 20 km from the town of Tawang, the Sangestar Tso Lake is a photographers’ paradise. Created by falling rocks, boulders and trees caused by an earthquake in 1971, this lake is also referred to as the Madhuri Lake, for the Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit shot a sequence of her movie Koyla here. The lake offers a magnificent view of the valley and the snow-capped mountains surrounding it, and hence it brings in tourists from all over the world. Taking a stroll along the pathways surrounding the lake is extremely rejuvenating. It’s a visual delight for photographers and general public alike. This lake lies about 7 kilometers away from the divergence of road leading to Bum La Pass.

Historical Context: This place was formed because of an eathquake in1971

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