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Dharamshala
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Dharanshala is the main town of kangra valley with Dhauladhar mountains range. This place is famous as it is the home place of Tibetan leader Dalai Lama. It is one of the base camps to explore the nearby mountains.

Here has somany colourful temple and Gumphas which reflect the culture of Tibet. The Kangra museum gives an overview of the rich past of this hilly region and the institutes which have been established to preserve the Tibetan art, cultures and traditions.

 
Places of interest
 
Kangra Art Museum

This place reflects the treasure of Kangra valley's arts, crafts, and rich cultural past. The museum includes a gallery of famous miniature paintings style and a huge collection of sculptures, pottery, and anthropological items.

 
Dall Lake

This beautiful lake is surrounded by high and green Deodar trees. It is situated just 11 kms away from the town and easily approachable. This is a very popular picnic spot too.

 
Tatwani & Machhrial

There is a hot springs at Tatwani which is just 25 km from Dharamsala and very near to Bhagsunath temple.

 
The Shrine of Bhagsunath

It is Just 11 km from Dharamsala where an ancient temple of Bhagsunath is there. Many fresh water springs are also there very close to the temple.

 
Dharmkot

Dharmkot is 11 km from Dharamsala, located on the top of a hill.It is a very popular picnic spot which gives a panoramic view of the Kangra valley and Dharamshala town.

 
Macleodganj

This place is very important in administrative point of view for the whole Kangra valley. It is also the headquarter of the Tibetan Government. This is also the main trade centre of tibetian carpet, handicrafts. Here in the monastery, one can find the life size statue of lord Buddha, Padmasambhava and Avaloketeshwara. The School of Tibetan Studies offers the rare manuscripts and ancient texts.

 
Masrur

There are fifteen richly carved monolithic rock temples in this place which are quite similar to the Kailash temple at Ellora. It is just 15 km south of Kangra.

 
Triund

Triund is a very popular picnic spot located at the foothills of Dhauladhar range. This also a trekking spot.

 
Trilokpur

Trilikpur is just 41 km from Dharamsala where one can view an unique natural cave temple of lord Shiva.

 
Sujanpur Tira

This place is famous for the wall paintings, temples and fort. It is 8 km from Dharamsala and in the festival of Holi,there is a major event to attract visitors.

 
Jawalamukhi

This temple is dedicated to the "Goddess of Light". It is one of the most popular Hindu temples in northern India. Inside the temple there is a copper pipe through which natural gas comes out and the priest of the temple lights this and the blue flame is worshipped as the manifestation of Goddess. The temple is topped by a golden spire, which had been gifted by Mughl Emperor Akbar.

 
Nurpur

There is a ruined fort and a Krishna temple at Nurpur, which is finely wood carved. The place is named after Mughal Empress Nurjehan. It is also famous for fine pashmina shawls and textiles.

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