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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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This is the best place to visit in DHARAMSHALA. You would be a fool to skip this place.the art the culture of Tibetan people is well preserved in this institute and the students... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

This is the best place to visit in DHARAMSHALA. You would be a fool to skip this place.the art the culture of Tibetan people is well preserved in this institute and the students working are very much enthusiastic to give information about their culture.

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

It is a monastery cum institute, where many different hand crafts are taught. For example- wood crafting, painting. You can visit all these small workshops where you would find people learning and doing something. Besides, this whole places in itself is very beautiful. Free flowing waters and its sound, fish ponds, trees, landscape everything is just remarkable. Finally at the... More 

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Kanpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

The place has been so beautifully done and i was really happy that I could make it to such a place even though it was quite a walk of around 1.5 km from where the bus dropped.. The place has a nice small cafe also and basically is trying it's best to preserve Tibetan culture.. And was a pleasure meeting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We took a guided tour of the Norbulingka Institute and it is an amazing way to get exposure to the world of tibetian arts and culture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A truly serene location, warm smiling faces, and well maintained with an excellent( slow service) canteen. Wonderful balance of nature there. Worth a short visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

most beautiful day spent at the Norbulingka instt..we got a free guided tour of different art streams practised and taught here..like wood carving, thangka painting, cloth applique' work..then we roamed around on our own, saw the exquisite doll museum..oh its awesome...running water all around, poetry in stone buildings playing hide and seek thru the majestic trees..wat an experience..!! did shop... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

A very beautiful place and nicely managed. It shows small representation of tibetan art. The doll museum there is very nice. And the temple is also very nice and calm. A must visit place in Dharamshala.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Nice garden and temple, typical stuf from Tibet, a place to visit and feel the spirit while having a tea at the terrace.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Peaceful place and well managed place. Can spend good time with friends and family and have some snacks

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This institute is a 'one stop' place to understand and experience the Tibetan culture. It has a fascinating museum; various arts and culture center. The rooms are tastefully designed with each room with a specific theme. Nice coffee shop for authentic Tibetan food along with a decent library. A quite and tranquil place to relax.

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