The picturesque and scenic city of Dharamshala is located in the Kangra Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Lined with snow-capped mountains Dhauladhar Mountains and mesmerizing beauty all around, Dharamshala is the residence exile of ‘His Holiness the Dalai Lama’- the religious Head of Buddhists and attracts thousands of visitors from across the world every year. A trip to Dharamshala gives you the much needed respite from the routine city life and helps to rejuvenate your body, mind and soul.
Dharamshala was earlier known as Bhagsu and is currently the headquarters of Kangra Valley. Dharamshala has an allure that leaves the tourists mesmerized and speechless. The beautiful mountains, plush green landscapes and gorgeous monasteries leave you absolutely spellbound and make you come back again. Dharamshala has many attractive places to visit besides the wonderful monasteries such as Mcleodganj, Forsythganj, Bhagsunath, Kotwali Bazaar, Namgyalma Stupa, Naddi, Dharamkot, Dal Lake, Trilokpur, Kunal Patri, Kareri, Jwalamukhi Temple, Nurpur, Kangra Fort and Town, Baijnath temple, Bajreshwari Devi Temple, Dehra Gopipur, Masroor Rock Cut Temples, Taragarh Palace Hotel, Pragpur, War memorial, Triund, etc. Dharamshala is home to innumerable monasteries that are worth visiting because of their architecture and solace one finds while within this place of worship. Central Cathedral or Tsuglag Khang and Namgyal Monastery are the main monasteries of Dharamshala and one can witness regular rituals and prayers being carried out by the monks in these monasteries. One can visit other Tibetan Monasteries like Dip-Tse-Chokling Monastery, Gadong Monastery, Chime Gyatseling Monastery, Nechung Monastery, etc.
Forget your woes and refresh yourself with a visit to the wondrous city of Dharamshala!