Namgyal Monastery Overview

Ranked 4 of 34 sightseeing in McLeodganj

Namgyal Monastery, a part of Tsuglag Khang, is a religious centre situated next to the residence of spiritual leader of Tibetan Government, Dalai Lama. Located in the midst of lush forests of pines, oaks and cedars, the monastery is designed in Tibetan style of architecture.

The sacred building is overlooked by Dhauladhar ranges, which comprises a Tibetan museum, a cafeteria, a book shop and a library. Beautifully decorated prayer wheels and Buddhist shrines are the highlight of the monastery.
 

Planning McLeodganj trip?

Know cost before you go!

Videos

Namgyal Monastery

Namgyal Monastery  Video Review
01:13

Namgyal Monastery

Rishi Kochhar
3rd Dec 16

Nyamyongal monastry

Nyamyongal monastry  Video Review
02:02

Namgyal Monastery

Mohit Jain
27th Dec 16

Namgyal monastery, Dharamshala

Namgyal monastery, Dharamshala  Video Review
00:48

Namgyal Monastery

Rudraraj Trivedi
30th Dec 16

What travellers are saying about Namgyal Monastery

Experience scale
  • Very Good 1
  • Terrible 0
  • Poor 0
  • Below Average 0
  • Average 0
  • Good 0
  • Excellent 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
Facilities available
  • Bathroom facilitiesBathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowedCamera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowedWearing of shoes/footwear allowed

Timing, fees and more

time

Operating hours

Monday - Friday:
4:30 AM -8:30 PM
Saturday:
4:30 AM -8:30 PM
Sunday:
4:30 AM -8:30 PM
Public Holidays:
4:30 AM -8:30 PM
info

Other Details

Famous for:
Monasteries
Entry:
free
Not Allowed:
Pets
99% voted as clean

Reviews and Ratings

Kushal Kamra

Kushal Kamra4.3/5

37 reviews

Bliss & peace

The abode for the holy Dalai Lama, the monastery holds so much importance that this alone can be a reason to visit the place. Surrounded by the Dhauladhar Range and Tibetan market, it is located near to the city and a must visit for meditation, experiencing Buddhist culture and peace.

Nishant Abhinav

Nishant Abhinav3.9/5

9 reviews

Peace re-claimed

Must visit place when you are in McLeodganj. Its the residence of HH Dalai Lama. You may get a chance to meet him, good views from the temple as well.

Customize & calculate cost of this package

Budget Estimate

Fill the details to get your estimated budget.

Photos of Namgyal Monastery

Namgyal Monastery, McLeodganj

Photo by

Rudraraj Trivedi

Namgyal Monastery, McLeodganj
Namgyal Monastery, McLeodganj

Photo by

Rudraraj Trivedi

Namgyal Monastery, McLeodganj
Namgyal Monastery, McLeodganj

Photo by

Rudraraj Trivedi

Namgyal Monastery, McLeodganj
Namgyal Monastery, McLeodganj

Photo by

Devika Dwivedi

A Tibetan Monastry in the market place- Mc Leodganj