Norbulingka Institute, Dharamsala

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Discover Tibetan literature and art at Norbulingka Institute, dedicated to preserving Tibetan culture. Take a tour of the facility to see traditional Tibetan and modern techniques combined in the creation of statues, thangka paintings (Tibetan Buddhist paintings using cotton or silk applique), wood carving, papermaking, and metal craft. Exhibits introduce you to Tibetan history, traditions, and beliefs, offering a window into a proud culture and preserving it for future generations. The center produces artworks for sale to support this self-sustaining community, and also offers workshops where you can try your hand at a range of artistic techniques and styles. Put Norbulingka Institute into our Dharamsala trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Dharamsala.
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  • The sound of flowing water as it is channelled over stones and splashes through descending levels ensures instant peace of mind. Thoughtfully landscaped with even the pathways decorated with varying s...  more »
  • It is a great place....very tranquil and beatiful. The place is worth a visit even with small kids. We walked around the gardens. The shop is expensive.  more »
  • Norbulingka is a must visit when in Dharamshala. We visited here in with group of friends and the landscaping and history available in this place is simply astounding. Bamboo grooves and pond with col...  more »
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  • The entry fee for this place is ₹ 40. It's a must visit for art lovers and artists. One gets to learn so much from this place. You'll see students working on Traditional Tibetan artworks. Very peaceful ambience, bamboo trees, water pond, beautiful architecture. It's not a very famous place but surely will be very famous in coming days.
  • Tibetan art and craft made are available, it’s kinda museum where you can explore the ancient tibet history and its culture. You can buy a product as well if you like anything in shopping centre. Yes there is small shopping centre inside the campus and fast food store also available. Environment is good and peaceful. Quite pleasant and wonderful to be here ones.
  • A wonderful institute which showcases Tibetan culture, arts, crafts, language and heritage. Spread over a significant land parcel in lower Dharamshala, one would be spellbound by the attention to details that have gone here. They close early in the evening for visitors, so to do full justice it is recommended to visit during the earlier part of the day.
  • Very beautiful and serene. The doll museum was quite impressive. It's a nice place to visit if you are interested in Buddhist culture and art.
  • Lord Buddha was Great, is great... This institute teaches about Buddhism. Situated at a quiet location. If you wish to meditate than Norbulingka is perfect.
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