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Norbulingka Institute

P.O Sidhpur, Dharamsala 176057, India
+91 1892 246405
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Ranked #1 of 42 attractions in Dharamsala
Type: Educational Sites
Traveler Description: Norbulingka Institute is approx 20kms from Mcleod Ganj towards/after passing main Dharamsala. It is an institute for preserving Tibetan culture, very... more »
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Dehradun, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

This place was just a short drive away from our hotel in Dharamshala and we arrived here after breakfast and spent the day exploring. The start was little disappointing as we did not get a guide to take us around as they told us that all the guides are pre-booked for a group. Not a very good start, but my... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

When we first reached there it was partially closed , so we went again day after tomorrow morning and it was fully alive place, very neat and clean plus peaceful place. Temple is too good, and you can just sit for hours for peace. they have many different rooms for many activities which are good , doll museum is also... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I visited this place in July and was completely taken in by the beautiful gardens, mesmerized by the serene tranquil environment. The place was adorned by these delightful water-bodies which made my 8 year old jump and hop around the place with excitement! There were separate workshops in progress for thangka painting, wood-carving, weaving, metal sculpture. We even got a... More

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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Amazing place, amazing people! Thank you for every minute of our visit! I'm absolutely in love, and now I have a dream to come back and take my son with me :)

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Dharamsala, India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

WHAT TO SEE HERE - The main Monastery. - Arts & Crafts workshops on first floor of buildings on either flanks of the Monastery. - The in-house shop selling products made at the Norbulinka Institute. The products are very expensive as compared to rest of the markets in Himachal but the quality, service & packaging is exceptional. - The Norbulinka... More

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Bangalore, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great paintings and a peaceful environment, nice to see people doing artwork together. Loved the place and the people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A very serene and peaceful place that takes you into some other world... I was simply fascinated by the serenity of the place and I wish to come here every year and spend some time quietly, far from the madding crowd...

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I did not stay at Nobulingka just a day visit. However I would consider staying here in the future. A beautiful grounds with much history and culture to enjoy. Very well kept, organized and peaceful atmosphere. A true treasure.

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Gurgaon, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

relatively unknown to most people who visit mcleodganj..displays tibetan art & culture..nice museum and shops with stuff to buy..you can sometimes view artists working..unique place to visit!

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Chandigarh, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Its worth visiting norbulingka, it has a museum and a workshop on Tibetan art. A visit is a must to this place and barely couple of Kilometers from Exotica

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