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Norbulingka Institute

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Address: P.O Sidhpur, Dharamsala 176057, India
Phone Number: +91 1892 246405

This institute is dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan culture.

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The ambience inside the institute is amazing. Its a Great place to explore Tibetan art and culture. The main attraction inside is the Namgyal monastery. For food lovers, various... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is another tourist spot in Dharamshala, which can be visited if you have time in Dharamshala before/after heading to McLoadGanj

Thank Sindhu B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The ambience inside the institute is amazing. Its a Great place to explore Tibetan art and culture. The main attraction inside is the Namgyal monastery. For food lovers, various cafes are there. For shopping enthusiasts, shops are there (which are very expensive). PS - Workshops and biographical papers and libraries inside the institute are closed on Sunday.

Thank Kunal M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can reach Norbulingka Institute even by travelling by roadways bus. Get into any bus travelling from Dharamshala towards Palampur or Nagrota and get down at Sidhpur. Ask for Sacred Hearts School bus stop. Its just about seven km.from Dharamshala. Then turn left and walk for about 1/ 1.5 km and you will be there. Enter the gates and you... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A short drive from McLeod Ganj. Great gardens, tea rooms, doll museum and traditional workshops. The shop sells great quality, well priced traditional items.

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely Institute built with the idea of spreading awareness about the Tibetan people and dedicated to handing down its age old traditions to the younger generations. Must visit place if you desire to know more about Tibetan culture in its literary and artistic forms.

Thank AvijitSen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Buddha statue can not be explained by words. The cleanliness and the aura of the place is just amazing

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the first word that came to my mind when i enterd the premises was wow... the beauty took my heart..its a grt place for hangout... doll museum is must visit... and the art and craft center is also worth appreciating... they do have facility of guest rooms... n have a shopping complex inside..athough its costly but quality is not compromised... More 

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Jalandhar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place you should never miss. as you will enter, you will fall in love. Beautiful gardens, beautiful plants, ponds, fishes, monks, colorful buildings, cafe everything so awesome. Entry fees just 20/- pp. Best place for photo clicking.

Thank Savin M
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to visit and have a look of tibetian culture and heritage. The institute is located amidst lush greenery and is a very quite place. But there are lots of dogs in the campus, unsure whether they are pets. They have a stay option within the campus, NORLING HOUSE. Stay is least recommended as the institute closes it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to visit.worth visiting there.ambience was very positive n beautiful.really liked the place

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