The small city of Dharamsala located in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh will take you instantly by its serenity. This soothing and spiritual place is abode to one of the largest Tibetan temple that is outside of Tibet. Also it is known for its religious iconography as well as the monastery of world figure – Dalai Lama. The moment you are in Dharamsala you will feel that your spiritual energy is instantly restored.
What to do in Dharamsala?
The first thing to begin with is taking a stroll across the picturesque Bhagsu Waterfall. Later you can climb to the hill of Triund that will lead to the stunning views of majestic Himalayas. After Bodh Gaya it is Dharamsala is known to be synonymous with Buddhism in this country. This town is divided in 3 sections.
Upper Dharamsala known as McLeod Ganj
Middle Kotwali Bazar
Lower Kaccheri area
You will enjoy your vacations thoroughly at the upper hilly terrains in Kangra valley. The scenic backdrop with exquisite Dhauladhar Mountains will compel you to fall in love with this gorgeous city.
Several Buddhist Viharas or the Gompas will give you a glimpse of the great cultural values that the people here hold. You will get the chance to witness the magnificent and great Tibetan architectures that form the main attractions of the Dharamsala.
Your body and mind will find the most perfect setting in Dharamsala to relax. The vibrant and rich environment with the dense, green forests of pine and Deodar trees will soothe and calm you. Tourists to this place vouch for unpolluted and clear streams. This is the most ideal retreat to nature lovers.
This is ideal shopping place for tourists of this location. You get to experience the color and vibrant lifestyle that people of Dharamsala enjoy. Markets here are like the base camps for the tourists who travel to the upper Dharamsala or Mc Leod Ganj. Even though there are no much of hustling activities people love the nature walks, trekking and exploring the hilly forest areas.
Kangra Art Museum
This place displays the rich and glorious past of the Dharamsala. It also introduces the tourists to the cultural supremacy that Tibetan people have been cherishing. The grand and old culture, traditions and arts of Tibetan culture are put up for display.
Other sights to see:
Bhagsunag Fall and the Temple
Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts
Dharamshala and Mcleod Ganj Photo Gallery
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