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St. John Church, Dharamshala
St. John Church, Dharamshala
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Church
St. John Church in Dharamshala is also known as St. John Church in Wilderness. It is an Anglican Church which is dedicated to Saint John. This church was constructed in the year 1852, situated at Forsyth Ganj. It is built in Neo-Gothic architectural style and features Belgian stained-glass... Read More »
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Kangra Valley, Dharamshala
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 38
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  • Type: Valley
Kangra Valley is one of the most serene and scenic valleys in the Dhauladhar range. Popular for its picturesque beauty and wide variety of flora and fauna, Kangra Valley is also known for its religious destinations and as a hot spot for adventurous activities. Kangra Valley has many holy tourist... Read More »
Dal Lake, Dharamshala
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Lake
Dal Lake is surrounded by deep Deodhar forests and is situated approximately 11 km from Dharamshala. This lake is an ideal base camp for trekkers coming from McLeodganj. During the month of September, an annual fair is organised on the banks of Dal Lake, where tourists take dip in the holy water.... Read More »
War Memorial, Dharamshala
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Monument
The War Memorial is at the very entrance of Dharamsala town. Surrounded by landscaped gardens, and poetic little paths, you are led to the Memorial by a storybook pine trail. The War Memorial was set up to commemorate the soldiers who fought for India in post independent India and a lot of... Read More »
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Church of St. John, Dharamshala
Church of St. John, Dharamshala
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Church
The splendid Church of St. John is also a memorial to Lord Elgin who died in 1863 in Dharamshala and his remains are enclosed here. Surrounded by the virgin forests of deodars, firs and pine, the panoramic church boasts of British era stained glass panes and frescos that have been painstakingly... Read More »
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Dharamkot, Dharamshala
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Hill
Dharamkot fulfils your trekking needs as well as helps you unwind in a gorgeous hill station. To get there you need to take an invigorating twenty minute uphill walk from McCleodganj. Dharamkot offers you an absolutely stunning view of the mountains, the pine trees and Deodar forests that... Read More »
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Hanuman-ka-Tibba, Dharamshala
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 38
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  • Type: Hill
Hanuman-ka-Tibba is a suitable trekking route in Dharamshala, which is one of the highest points in the Dhauladhar Mountain Range. This place is also known as the 'White Mountain' and is situated at an altitude of about 18,500 ft above the sea level. Pir Panjal Mountain Range is also... Read More »
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Triund, Dharamshala
Triund, Dharamshala
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Picnic Spot
Triund is located approximately 17 km from Dharamshala and is considered to be one of the popular places for excursions. This tourist spot is perched at a height of about 2,827 m, providing 360° view of the surrounding. Dhauladhar mountain range is easily visible from this tourist... Read More »
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Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, Dharamshala
Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, Dharamshala
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Cricket stadium
Dharamshala Cricket Stadium (DCS), an internationally renowned stadium, is the home ground of Himachal Pradesh State cricket team. It is considered to be one of the most attractive cricket stadiums of India due to its natural backdrop. Few international and Ranji cricket matches are held... Read More »
Tibetan Insititute of Performing Arts, Dharamshala
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Craft
Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) is situated in Mcleodganj. Founded in 1959 by HH Dalai Lama, Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts was formed to preserve and promote Tibet’s unique and traditional performing arts. Formerly known as the Tibetan Music, Dance and Drama Society, this... Read More »
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Chinmaya Tapovan, Dharamshala
Chinmaya Tapovan, Dharamshala
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Ashram
The Chinmaya Mission was started by Balakrishnan Menon, a young journalist who met spiritual masters like Swami Sivananda and from there began a search for meaning. One of the greatest exponents of Vedanta the world has ever known, the Swami has set up several trusts, schools and meditation... Read More »
Kangra Fort, Dharamshala
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Fort
  • Entry: Paid
Kangra Fort is situated alongside the banks of Banganga River, near Kangra town. It is easily accessible from Shimla-Mathura National Highway. This fort is located at a distance of 3 km from the main town and is also known as Nagarkot. There is a museum at the entrance of the fort, which features... Read More »
Chamunda Devi, Dharamshala
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Temple
Chamunda Devi Temple is a popular old temple in Dharamshala, which is situated approximately 15 km from the main city. This temple features the main deity of Goddess Durga, also known as Chamunda. It is believed that worshipping at this shrine can give ultimate salvation or moksha to the... Read More »
Bhagsu Nag Temple, Dharamshala
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Temple
Bhagsu nag Temple is one of the popular ancient temples, which is located at about 3 km east of the main city of McLeodganj and around 11 km from Dharamshala. It is surrounded by the famous Bhagsu Falls and is considered to be a popular place of Hindu pilgrimage. An annual fair is conducted in... Read More »
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Namgyal Monastery, Dharamshala
Namgyal Monastery, Dharamshala
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Monastery
Namgyal Monastery is associated with Dalai Lama and was founded by Sonam Gyatso in 1575. This monastery is located inside the Potala Palace, where Buddhist monks perform their rituals. The Namgyal Monastery is home to 200 monks, belonging to the four Tibetan monastic lineages. Main... Read More »
Norbulingka Institute, Dharamshala
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Heritage Site
Norbulingka Institute is an educational and training institute in Dharamshala which was established for preserving Tibetan culture and art. It was established by Dalai Lama and got its name from his official residence situated at Lhasa. The institute is located amidst gardens, ponds and bridges,... Read More »
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Mani Lhakhang Stupa, Dharamshala
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Religious Place
Mani Lhakhang Stupa is situated in the town of Mcleodganj and was built under the instructions of Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche. The monument was established in 2001 and is considered to be a holy place of Buddhists. Also known as the Prayer Wheels Stupa, Mani Lhakhang Stupa was one of the five... Read More »
Kareri, Dharamshala
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Village
Kareri is a village located in Dharamshala, which is famous for its Kareri Lake that is situated towards the south of Dhauladhar Mountain Range. This lake is situated 9 km north-west of Dharamshala, in the district of Kangra. The fresh water lake is located around 2,934 m above the main sea... Read More »
Gyuto Monastery, Dharamshala
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Monastery
Gyuto Monastery is located at Sidbhari, 6 km from Dharamshala on the main road to Palampur. It is the abode of Karmapa (Head of the Kagyu Tibetan Buddhism). Also called TCV School this monastery houses the image of Sakhyamuni Buddha enclosed in a small chamber. The Monastery was built in memory... Read More »
Tibet Museum, Dharamshala
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 38
Places to Visit in Dharamshala
  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
In a small building in the complex of Dalai Lama's temple, you'll find the Tibet Museum. The pristine white interiors are sparingly filled with photographs and Tibetan artefacts. More than a museum, the Tibet Museum is a library of facts, documents, videos, installations and objects related with... Read More »
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