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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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Home to the Thangka Art of Painting!

This is a beautiful Institute which is home to various types of Tibetan Culture and Art including Thangka paintings! There is a Losel Doll museum which should not be missed. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

People are cold. Although advertised as a window to Tibetan culture, there was nothing on display that is not seen outside in mcloedganj

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful Institute which is home to various types of Tibetan Culture and Art including Thangka paintings! There is a Losel Doll museum which should not be missed. The whole area is very beautiful with Japanese architecture and also a small hotel where one can stay. This place is a bit far from Dharamsala, especially if you are... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is a gem hidden away in the small lanes off the Dharamshala - Palampur highway. A narrow road and a steep climb takes you to this place which doesnt have proper markings outside. From the outside it seems like a very small place however, this changes when you enter. The entire place has water flowing through which has... More 

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Ujjain, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The institute is very natural and is very pleasing, calm and beautiful. It is filled with artists of various kinds including painters, weavers etc. There is also a Temple inside. The painters are very skillful and capable of producing excellent paintings. They also take orders. There's a restaurant inside as well. There's an entry fees of about 20 bucks. The... More 

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Chandigarh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Norbulingka institute is one of my favourite places in dharamshala. It's based on Japanese architecture. When you will visit here just see the people who are making all the things with there hands like Buddha structure and big canvas paintings. Cafe inside the institute is really good you will get continental and authentic Tibetan food. Institutes is fully covered with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The institute is located in a very quiet and serene environment. Its full of greenery and water flows through out the institute making the place quite cool. One can sit in their cafe and enjoy a few snacks. They also show as to how the wood carving, wood painting and other traditional tibetan products made.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Has a beautiful monastery with lovely ambiance Has a nice open restaurant and also has some and cheap beautiful rooms to stay. Though they do not serve meals one can step out to Tibetan shacks which serve great food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The institute is a very interesting complex. There are a variety of craft workshops which are well worth looking round to see the skills the students learn. There is a nice cafe to have a drink or lunch. The shop is nice to look round but products are very expensive even in comparison to western pricing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The institute is well located in outskirts of dharamshala. I hv visited with my family. As you enter to the institute you get peace n positive auras. The staff was very helpful, polite & smiling 😊. They have different workshops so please ask for the guide which is free and they will explain you about all Tibetans arts- wooden carving... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a buddhist monastery located in Dharamshala. The place is well maintained but the shopping inside the complex is very expensive.

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Address: Address: P.O Sidhpur, Dharamsala 176057, India
Phone Number: +91 1892 246405
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Himachal Pradesh  >  Dharamsala

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