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Norbulingka Institute

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Address: P.O Sidhpur, Dharamsala 176057, India
Phone Number: +91 1892 246405
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Description: This institute is dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan culture.

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Norbulingka has been and always will be the place to visit when you are here in this beautiful place. It is located off the main road and is a example of art and hardwork... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Norbulingka has been and always will be the place to visit when you are here in this beautiful place. It is located off the main road and is a example of art and hardwork simultaneously. One can spend a full day in norbulingka if desired. Definitely recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A very beautifull place in lower Dharamshala , Nobulinka institute is the place where Tibetian people have preserved their art and craft , a place worth visiting . You can see many artists bussy painting , weaving , making sclptures carved out of wood and metal . They also put these objects on display ,which to be honest are a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Norbulingka Institute is a very interesting and peaceful place. The institute offers interesting courses on Buddhist art. You can see Tibetan handicraft here. a nice monastery is also there. Allover a great place to spend time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It's a little difficult to find. There's a school next to it. Really peaceful inside with water elements. Dolls museum was good. Very peaceful and different experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

while in dharamshala, thee is HPCA stadium, one must not miss the norbulingka institute. it has a large buddha statue in the centre of the institute, a doll museum and lots of greenery. on a weekday one can also see students indulging in pottery, foundry making etc. the institute has a 20 rs charge for indians and 50 rs for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A must visit when in Dharamshala. This important institute that is trying to preserve Tibetan art Forms like thangka painting, wood carving, statue making, etc. is really a good experience. Located a bit away from the main city, it is very popular and all taxi drivers know it. The place is serene with its artistically done structure and landscape. Do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

If you want to have a good peek at Tibetan culture and customs, this is the right place to be! You will need atleast two to three hours to completely explore this place so carry a water bottle and nonetheless your camera. The place is so beautifully designed that you wont get tired of taking back dozens of pictures. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Beautiful, serene place to visit, especially if you're in the mood for some peace and quiet. The doll museum is quite cute and if you can afford it, the gift shop has some really nice stuff. There's a temple and if you're interested in learning Tibetan arts and crafts, there are workshops for that. There's also a restaurant on premises... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Norbulingka Institute is tucked away from the city and is a world of its own. The Institute has good stay facilities. Every room (cozy ones) is done with a theme associated with nature. The Lobby has a library: so all you need is cup of tea/coffee and uninterrupted hours. There is a guided tour available to explain the art forms.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Definitely a must visit. The crafts are excellent. The cafe is excellent. The place is charming. The people are charming.

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