Thursday, April 21

Places to Visit in Dharamshala, Sightseeing Trip Dharamshala - Weekend destination from Delhi Chandigarh

Best Places to Visit in Dharamshala,

Mcleodganj Dharamshala
Located in Upper Dharamsala Mcleodganj is around 10 Km by road and 3 km Trek from Dharamshala Kotwali Bazaar. Trekking from Kotwali Bazaar Dharamshala to Mcleodganj is wonderful experience via Khada Danda Marg. Mcleodganj is also the abode of His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, who settled here after the Chinese invaded Tibet. The Monasteries and Bhdha Temple near Dalai Lama Residence are definitely worth a visit to experience peace, tranquility and check out the breathtaking surroundings
War Memorial
Located near HP Board of School Education you will find the War Memorial when you enter Dharamsala. The beautiful garden memorial with huge pine trees reminds us of the post independence war heroes of Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. These martyrs lost their lives in Indo China war of 1962, Indo-Pak wars of 1947, 1965 and 1971 and UN peace operations. Go and have fresh air and peace of mind at this place

Dal Lake Dharamshala

It is not as huge as Dal Lake in Kashmir but Dal Lake is truly beautiful in Dharamshala. The Lush green huge and tall deodar forests surround Dal Lake located near Dharamsala. Watch out for the lovely and multi colored fish in Dal Lake. Dal lake in Dharamshala really qualifies for a perfect quite and serene picnic spot for the locals.

Chamunda Devi Temple near Dharamshala Kangra
With famous Dhauladhar waterfalls as its backdrop, Chamunda Devi Temple is not only religiously important but also offers breathtaking views of the high mountains and the forests of Baner Khud, Lahala and Pathiar.

Kangra Art Museum Dharamshala
Situated in Kotwali Bazaar of Dharamsala, Kangra Art Gallery was inaugurated in 1990. It houses an impressive collection of arts, crafts, artifacts, costumes and other treasures, which can be traced to as far back as 5th century.

Library of Tibetan Works and ArchivesLibrary of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) is situated at McLeodganj town of Dharamsala. It was founded by the 14th Dalai Lama and serves as an institution to preserve and promote Tibetan culture.

Namgyal MonasterySonam Gyatso Dharamshala the third Dalai Lama, founded Namgyal Monastery in the year 1575. During that time, it was situated at the Potala Palace in Tibet. Its purpose was to assist the Dalai Lama in his spiritual duties and public religious activities.

Norbulingka Sidhwari Dharamshala
InstituteSituated at a distance of 4 km from Dharamsala, Norbulinka Institute has a mission to preserve and promote. It is a picture of old rural Tibet with all its shady paths, wooden bridges, small streams and tiny water falls, along with wooden carvings, Tibetan Thangka paintings, Tibetan handicrafts and arts.

Kangra Fort near Dharamshala
Kangra Fort was once the stronghold and seat of power of Katoch rulers, who ruled the land for over 2000 years. Today, it stands in ruins because of the devastating earthquake that hit the area in 1905.

Nurpur Fort near Dharamshala
Located 66 km from Dharamsala and 24 km from Pathankot, Nurpur Fort was constructed by Raja Basu more than one thousand years ago. Initially, it was known as Dhameri.

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