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“Serene” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dalai Lama Temple Complex

Dalai Lama Temple Complex
Thekchen Choeling, Dharamsala, India
91 1892 221343
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Ranked #3 of 38 Attractions in Dharamsala
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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“Serene”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

The complex houses the temple and the Dalai Lama's residence. When you first enter, there's the Tibet museum and then further in you reach the temple itself. This Buddhist temple is very nice and clean. From the temple you can get a good view of the the Dhauladhars mountains. Further in is the residence which is closed off to the public. With amazing luck we were able to see the Dalai Lama drive to his residence on our last day.

Visited January 2013
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“Peaceful Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

You feel a sense of serenity when you enter the Temple of Dalai Lama. One cannot describe the exact feelings in words but there is something special about being here. But serenity is something which is the closest word that comes to my mind.

The temple complex houses the temple and residence of The Dalai Lama. The structure beautiful and you can catch a glimpse of Buddhist culture.

Must visit for any visit to Dharamsala.

Visited February 2013
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“Calm & Peaceful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

This was one of the places i wanted to visit in my 2 days in Dharamsala and im glad i was able too. The temple is very peaceful and a serene feeling overcomes you while you are there. It was how i expected it, simple yet beautiful

Visited January 2013
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“Superlatively Peaceful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Just being there was a great experience, there is something to the place that you don't feel like leaving and you want to keep going back.

Visited August 2012
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“A beautiful place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

The temple is located at walking distance from the city center. It is quite beautiful and serene. Clean and well maintained, visit it to get a glimpse of the tibetan buddhist culture and an opportunity to spin the prayer wheels that can bring you good karma.

Visited January 2013
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