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Dharamshala

26-8-2016
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Dharamshala

The Dalai Lama Temple is a graceful and tranquil complex situated in Upper Dharamshala. The temple is only a brief walk away from the McLeod Bus Station. Embellished with the colourful and bright prayer flags, it is ideal for long peaceful strolls or practising meditation in the morning.

 

Another enchanting attraction in Dharamshala is the Kangra Museum where you will have a great time catching glimpses of the popular representative selection of sculptures, miniature artworks, anthropological relics and pottery. Having a look-around at the marvellous work of modern sculptors, artists and photographers is an extraordinary experience for vacationers who visit this place.

 

Constructed in 1852, the St. John’s Church is an elegant monument in Dharamshala. The church is known for its striking architecture. Located in an area lavish with deodar trees, the church offers a visually appealing view to the visitors. The church is thronged by tons of tourists every year to relish in the serene ambiance. 

 

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The Kangra Fort is a monumental illustration of fine architecture which was built around the fourth century by the noble family of Kangra. The fort is regarded as the hugest fort in the Himalayas and it is also one of the most ancient forts of India. Situated at about a distance of 20 kilometres from Dharamshala, the fort houses a couple of temples where you can go by passing across seven gates. The mind-blowing view of the Banganga and Manjhi rivers from the fort is one of the chief attractions here.

 

The Norbulingka Institute was established near Dharamshala in the year 1988 for conserving Tibetan art, literature and culture. The institute chiefly works towards maintaining Tibetan heritage and traditions by offering education, employment and training to Tibetans in the area. Norbulingka presents excellent quality clothing, home furnishings and art objects. You can go on a free guided tour to the institute on any day barring Sunday. Individuals who are interested in learning the Tibetan arts can sign up for short-term workshops here.

 

The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts is involved in upholding and furthering Tibet’s exclusive heritage of performing arts. One of the major features of the institute is the yearly Shoton Opera Festival that lasts for 9 days. It includes Traditional Tibetan Opera and Lhamo. A single Lhamo performance holds out for over six hours. 

 

For the most reasonable tour packages to Dharamshala, contact India Holiday Mall today. We provide tour information and package deals for nearly all the revered destinations in India.

 

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