Dharamshala or Dharamsala city is located in the Kangra district 18 km from Kangra city in Himachal Pradesh. The state’s winter capital, Dharamshala, is separated into upper and lower divisions with different altitudes. The lower division is Dharamsala town, whereas the upper division is located 3 km away and is popularly known as Mcleodganj. Dharamsala is prominently visited for the bus connections and the bustling market.
Dharamsala is the home to Dalai Lama, the Buddhist leader who runs his government in exile from Dharamsala. Now, what better place on earth than this little town set on the foothills of the Dhauladhar ranges to experience the rich and regal Tibetan culture
In 1959, Dalai Lama came to India with his followers and settled, rather beautifying the town of Dharamsala, and transforming it into little Lhasa. Dharamsala, for many years, has been a center of meditation and peace.
Here is the list of the best places in Dharamsala that every tourist must visit:
- Dharamshala Cricket Stadium
- Namgyal Monastery, Mcleodganj
- St. John in the Wilderness Church
- Library of Tibetan Works and Archives
- War Memorial
- Gyuto Monastery
- Bhagsu Nath temple