Dalai Lama Temple Complex, Dharamsala

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Admire the architecture, art, and atmosphere of an important religious site at Dalai Lama Temple Complex, a Tibetan temple dedicated to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. Located in a suburb that acts as the seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile, the temple exudes a peaceful and reflective atmosphere, with worshippers and monks in meditation throughout the complex. A large statue of the Buddha acts as the main focal point of the complex, which also features a Tibetan museum and scenic, well-maintained grounds. Put Dalai Lama Temple Complex into our Dharamsala trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Dont go there to view great archtecture, but if you want to learn more about Tibet and its people, its a must visit. It was an eye opener for me.  more »
  • With all due respect to the place..here's my take Our car had to be parked almost 1 km away.walked down the street ..finally nothing much to see. Agree it is religious place for the ones who seek ..bu...  more »
  • Spiritual is the only word to describe this Temple. It isn't very beautiful like some monastery, but it is very peaceful. Must visit if you are going to Mcleodganj Dharamsala.  more »
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  • It's a huge temple complex built over the mountain of McLeod Ganj. Very well maintained and peaceful and offers a great view of the valley below. Lots of original Tibetan herbal products and memorabilia sold in the shop at the entrance of the temple. Proceeds of this shop go to the Tibetan hospital. However, if you are buying many things, make sure you've not left anything behind. It's a small shop and it's easy to lose things. There's a huge market just at the entrance of the temple that is great for souvenirs. Bargain to get the prices lower. End of the day closing times are best for great bargains.
  • A well maintained temple with its rich tradition. Huge campus that houses Dalai Lama's residence too. Do witness the mystic chants of the monks. The voice of their prayers is enchanting. No photography is sleeper in the prayer room. The entrance has a museum that displays the history of Tibet and the Tibetan war for freedom from Chinese army. Movie shows about the Tibetan struggle are routinely screened.
  • Deeply spiritual feeling the moment you enter the temple premises. Watching the monks go about their daily routine and the recital of hymns is a beautiful experience. I had the rare and privileged experience of seeing His Holiness Dalai Lama on my very first day in McLeodganj. Will always cherish that experience...
  • The Temple exudes peace and tranquility. You can walk around or spend time meditating or praying. His Holiness the Dalai Lana makes appearances when there are special events held. The monks who live on site are frequently in prayer adding the the feeling of serenity. A must visit when visiting Mcloedganj
  • Very peaceful place. You can spend your entire afternoon, relaxing and meditating. Every the view of mountains is great
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