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Dalai Lama Temple Complex

Temple Rd, Dharamsala 176219, India
+91 189 222 1343
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Temple Rd, Dharamsala 176219, India
+91 189 222 1343
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We visited the temple in the late afternoon as we walked from our hotel to the temple. The place is a hub for Tibetan activities and you will find lot of foreigners inside the temple premises. The place is for worship and the it is...More

Thank GolakaNath
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very simple temple area where the Dalai Lama has his residence and personal temple. I used it as a place to meditate and connect with the spirit of this religion. Worth seeing for its simplicity - compared to the ornateness of other...More

Thank Deborah O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After having visited the monastery at tawang, this appears to be a temple of a lesser scale.Wear comfortable shoes.

Thank atul_chats_ac
Reviewed 1 week ago

Serene, Peace of mind, Cold breeze of air is what you find at his holiness's door. Mind blowing scenario with monks chanting rituals almost all the time and visitors passing through the halls. Well i saw more foreigners than Indians at the site. This is...More

1  Thank reubenranjanfern2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with very high expectation But it is just a nice place to pray and meditate Need to walk bit Pooja conducted in the or nine and my visit was on the evening

Thank SivasankaranT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place very different from what we came expecting. The best thing which happened to us was the enlightenment about the tibetan movement and the current happenings which we probably would never have known about if not for this place. You can discuss with the...More

Thank i_krishna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to hear the Dalai Lama's teaching in the 29th. The temple is beautiful and impressive. Should come early if one wants to get a spot for the teaching. Teaching starts at 8:30, arrived at 7:00 and got a sitting spot at the back second...More

Thank Doleviko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Beautiful & Calm place. One of the must visits if you go to Dharamshala or McleodGanj. Experience the life of Monks, talk with them and learn about their culture. Monks are really happy souls. A life Chnaging experience.

Thank Sanjeev G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very very nice temple reflecting the Cultureof Tibet.offers good scenic beauty as well and a must to go place if you are in mcelodganj

Thank amitkanchanakg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history is great, especially the 1949 Chinese takeover. It is hard to find within the complex so ask for specific directions

Thank stonecanoe
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