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This institute is dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan culture.
P.O Sidhpur, Dharamsala 176057, India
+91 98991 75771
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I enjoyed being at the place. The painting they made were super amazing. And the food in the restaurant is too yummy to miss. Must go place

Thank Aarav31
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is such well maintained and outstanding monastery preserving art from tibet.very nice garden and cafe.worth a visit

Thank kamakasturi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very serene and calm place depicting Tibetan culture. Must visit place. Well maintained and clean. We went with friends from abroad and they really loved the place.

Thank Pioneer813735
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Place and must visit when you are in Dharamshala or McLeodGanj, around 25Kms from Dharamshala Handicraft Manufacturing, Local Culture, Monastery, Temple, Tibetan Museum, nature, just awesome place to be, calm and peaceful

Thank Praveen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place of interest. well maintained gardens, place to eat, wood carving workshop. Well worth visiting.

Thank jkp9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a great place with a beautiful Buddha temple, a doll museum depicting life of Tibetans, a craft centre where master craftsmen teach Thangka painting, woodwork, etc , a Zen garden and a restaurant. A must to be visited in case you are in...More

Thank Asha S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

i took a lift, a bus ride and then another lift to reach here. completely worth it. very calm and serene

Thank KanwarC4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is primarily to preserve Tibetan culture n provide vocational training to the refugee Tibetan youth. The entire place amidst a garden is serene n calm. Buddha temple on the elevated platform is so calm n blissful. Place also depicts various cultural aspects of...More

Thank srivatsan v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with a friend and found the grounds so extremely meditative, with running water and beautiful trees engulfing the hotel temple and restaurants. There were rooms with young Tibetans doing wood carvings, thanka..paintings all by hand. It was beautiful to see the intricate work...More

Thank 123susan456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An hour's drive from Dharamshala, the Norbulingka Institute should figure in your itinerary as it's definitely one of the best attractions around the town. Set amidst peaceful surroundings, it's a beautiful insight into the Tibetan Arts, Culture and History. The premises are well-maintained, clean and...More

Thank Richa J
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Tejender Y
29 April 2018|
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Response from Bhawesh D | Reviewed this property |
It’s a paid visit, if I remember right it’s around Rs.40. Per person. It includes a free guide to take you through all the sections, wood craft, painting, metal craft, doll museum, the temple, cloth patch work, etc. where... More
27 December 2017|
Response from Monu8501 | Reviewed this property |
people provide tents for rent at the summit
13 March 2016|
Response from Sagira J |
May is hot and sunny. Not very sure about June.