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Norbulingka Institute

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Address: P.O Sidhpur, Dharamsala 176057, India
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+91 189 224 6405
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This institute is dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan culture.

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Dharamshala Tibetan Heritage and Nature Day Tour
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wonderful institute retaining art and architecture

Very near to club Mahindra Best way is to see it witrh a guide which they provide for free. they have beautiful art paintingsand many more things if you have shopping in mind

Reviewed 3 days ago
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chandigarh
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very near to club Mahindra Best way is to see it witrh a guide which they provide for free. they have beautiful art paintingsand many more things if you have shopping in mind

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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You cannot come to Dharamshala and feel like you are not actually in Tibet. Norbulingka Institute or commonly known as Tibetan Monastery will surely give you the feeling that you are somewhere in Tibet. The place certainly has an admirable ambiance. Right from the main entrance, I was intrigued by the peace and simplicity of this place. Everything from paintings... More 

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I liked the tranquility of the place, the lovely gardens and little fountains. The shop was over-priced. The cafeteria is good and I had lunch there. The art classes are fantastic. I took a 1-day wood painting class and loved it so came back and registered for another. My son took a wood carving class and he liked it a... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There were few monks around and the ones we saw were all with expensive phones/watches and foot wear, our guide informed that that most are living on grants provided for the Tibetan refugees despite being offered Indian citizenship which they refuse otherwise they would not get the grants, whole thing is a bit of a sham, prices in the shop... More 

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Peace...tranquility...love...happiness...gratitude all wafts in the air of Norbulingka Institute. The place is well kept and maintained by the monks and houses the 'seat of happiness temple'. This Institute set up in 1988 for the preservation of Tibetan art and culture is a place one must spend some time...the institute shoppe is a definitely worth a visit...

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a little far away from the centre of activity whether you are staying in McLeodganj or Dharamsala but once you get there the beauty and the architecture of the place simply takes your breath away....The whole setup and maintenance of the institute is lovely and some of the things on display make it worth the entry....do take a guide... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its an institute with a garden cafe , restaurant , dolls museum , different classes for wood work and few other things as well . They have a free guide who will take you around and explain everything. Tickets are for 40 INR per person

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Gurgaon, India, Asia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place to visit and click lots of pics. Nirling cafe inside the institute is a delight. various workshops keep you busy

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An artist colony that is a beautiful place to visit. the grounds are beautifully maintained and the colors are magnificent. Walk amid tall conifers and bamboo. Look for the Peace Pole.

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The doll museum was my favourite. Was very nice to know about norbulinga from the guide and the ambience was very nice.

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