Tourist Places in Dharamshala

Places to Visit in Dharamshala

Dharamshala - #4 of 51 in Himachal Pradesh |
Dharamshala Average Rating - 5.6/7 1 based on 4017 Ratings

Dharamshala is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Dharamshala is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Dharamshala are March, April, May, June, September, October. There are 56 tourist places in Dharamshala, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Dharamshala can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Dharamshala for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Dharamshala Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Dharamshala, browse through photos & pictures, explore Dharamshala using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Dharamshala, which are great places to visit, are Tsuglagkhang Complex, Bhagsunag Waterfalls, Hpca Stadium, Kamakhaya Temple, Tibetan Buddhism Monastery. Dharamshala can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.

Dharamshala Tourist Places



  • Type: Cricket stadium
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Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, Dharamshala
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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... Read More »
"Awesome stadium"3 months ago "Highest stadium in India"3 months ago
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  • Type: Temple
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Dalai Lama Temple Complex, Dharamshala
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26 Ratings & 21 Reviews
Dharamsala is located at the foothills of Dhauladhar with a magnificent view of snowy peaks, lush beautiful hills, deodar and pine forests and tea gardens. The Dalai Lama temple complex, at a walking distance from the McLeod Ganj bus stand in upper Dharamsala is on Temple... Read More »
"Good place to visit"Nov 12, 2015 "Good and peaceful place"Oct 27, 2015
  • Type: Water Fall
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Bhagsu Falls, Dharamshala
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28 Ratings & 20 Reviews
Bhagsu Falls is a beautiful waterfall, situated in the small village of Bhagsu, behind the Bhagsunath Temple. During monsoon, this waterfalls turns into a 30 ft cascade, alongside a mountain that features slate graffiti. The Bhagsu village is popular for organising... Read More »
"Picturesque falls"3 months ago "Wonderful Waterfall"Mar 8, 2016
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  • Type: Church
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St. John Church, Dharamshala
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18 Ratings & 16 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Slice of History"Jan 31, 2016 "Church is not maintained well"Aug 15, 2015
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  • Type: Heritage Site
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Norbulingka Institute, Dharamshala
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13 Ratings & 13 Reviews
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,... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
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Bhagsu Nag Temple, Dharamshala
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7 Ratings & 7 Reviews
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... Read More »
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  • Type: Monument
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War Memorial, Dharamshala
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5.6 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Knowledgeable place"Aug 13, 2015 "Nothing much to see here"Jul 7, 2015
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  • Type: Temple
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Bajreshwari Temple, Kangra, Dharamshala
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6 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Bajreshwari Temple is located in the middle of Kangra town 20 km away from Dharamsala. This thousand-year-old temple is dedicated to Bajreshwari Maa, the Goddess of Lightning. The Temple with legendary riches was looted by invaders many times. The original temple was damaged... Read More »
  • Type: Water Fall
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Bhagsunag Waterfalls, Dharamshala
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8 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Fondly called the Bhagsu Falls by the residents of the Bhagsunag village, the Bhagsunag Falls is a favourite tourist destinations in the vicinity of Dharamshala and McLeod Ganj. This cascading waterfall plays home to the Bhagsunath Temple housing Lord Shiva, making this... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Jwalamukhi Temple, Dharamshala
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6.3 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 4 Reviews
The famous Jwalamukhi Temple is about 56 km from Dharamsala in the Valley of Beas. Unlike any other temple, this one doesn't have a statue or an image, but a constantly burning blue flame that seems to come from the rocks. Jwalamukhi Temple is a temple of the Goddess of Light.... Read More »
  • Type: Valley
Kangra Valley, Dharamshala
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5.5 / 7 1
5 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Famous for its apples"Apr 20, 2014 "Nice location"Jan 28, 2014
  • Type: Museum
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Tibet Museum, Dharamshala
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Monastery
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Tibetan Buddhism Monastery, Dharamshala
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Dharamsala is a simple and beautiful city in Himachal Pradesh and is surrounded by cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas. With stunning views and clean, fresh air, the atmosphere is very relaxing and helps you shed all your stress the moment you arrive. Mcleod Ganj is a... Read More »
"Culture show is held"Aug 13, 2015 "Serene atmosphere"Apr 7, 2015
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  • Type: Cricket stadium
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Hpca Stadium, Dharamshala
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3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
What would it be like to watch an exciting match of cricket from a stadium at an elevation of 4110 feet? Prided as the “most attractive ground in India” the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association is also one of the highest international ground in the world.... Read More »
"Big stadium"Aug 13, 2015 "Established right on a mountain"Jul 7, 2015
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Chinmaya Tapovan, Dharamshala
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3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
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... Read More »
"Peaceful place"Feb 2, 2016 "Gives mental peace"Dec 31, 2014
  • Type: Monastery
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Gyuto Monastery, Dharamshala
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
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Bhagsunath Temple, Dharamshala
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The Bhagsunath Temple is a medieval place of worship of Lord Shiva. According to one of the legends, Kind Bhagsu sought forgiveness of the enraged Snake God by building this temple as a sign of remorse for his misdeeds of stealing water from the Nag Dal Lake, which is sacred.... Read More »
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  • Type: Hill
Dharamkot, Dharamshala
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6.1 / 7 1
8 Ratings & 2 Reviews
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... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
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Masroor Rock Cut Temple, Dharamshala
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2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The rock-cut temples of Masroor are famous for the monolithic rock carvings situated in the Himachal Pradesh town of Kangra. The stone images here are from the times of the Mahabharata and, while in their audience, transport you into the realms of the Gods and Goddesses of... Read More »
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Kumar Pathri, Dharamshala
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5.2 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Kumar Pathri is a rock temple, located 3 km away from the famous Kotwali Bazaar. It is situated near the Durga Temple, which has a stone that remains wet all the time. Locals believe that when this stone starts drying, it starts raining in region. The road connecting this... Read More »
"A nice temple"3 months ago "Nothing special"Dec 21, 2013

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