McLeodGanj is located on the outskirts of Dharamshala (McleodGanj is about 9km from Dharamshala) in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. When it comes to tourism in Himachal Pradesh, Mcleodganj is a place popular among trekkers. With so many interesting tourist places in Mcleodganj and tourism is an important industry for economy in mcleod ganj. The other major towns near McLeodGanj are triund, Dharamshala, Sidhbari, Tatwani, Kangra, Machhrial. The trekking route for triund starts from here.
Numerous individuals come to study Tibetan Buddhism, culture, crafts, and much more. The town is additionally known for Tibetan crafted works, thangkas, Tibetan rugs, articles of clothing, and different keepsakes. The main Buddhist site in the town is Tsuglagkhang or Tsuglag Khang, the Dalai Lama’s sanctuary. Other Buddhist and Tibetan destinations in McLeod Ganj are Gompa Dip Tse-Chok Ling (Monastery), Namgyal Monastery, Gangchen Kyishong, Mani Lakhang Stupa, the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives, Nechung Monastery. Mcleodganj is very well known for being home to the celebrated Tibetan profound pioneer Dalai Lama.
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Mcleodganj Top Attractions
Bhagsunath Temple & Waterfall – The location of the temple is surrounded by forests, hills and a cascading waterfall that flows through the temple itself. Swimming in the pool is open to the public.
Namgyal Monastery – Namgyal , otherwise called the fourteenth Dalai Lama’s Monastery, where rituals including different Buddhist practices, like, Kalachakra, Vajrakilaya, Guhyasamaja, Yamantaka, and Chakrasamvara.
Dharamkot – Dharamkot is a town bordering McLeodganj with shining views. Not a long way from Dal Lake.
Dal Lake – Dal Lake is a small mid-altitude lake situated at a distance of 11 kilometers away from Dharamshala near the village of Tota Rani in Macleodganj.
Kangra Fort – The Kangra fort is an illustrious castle worked by the imperial Katoch dynasty in the ancient times.
Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts – Tibetan Institute of performing Arts is one of the most well known tourist place in Mcleodganj. Set up by the fourteenth Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, this organization is known for dance, drama and music culture.
The Dalai Lama’s Temple – Also known locally as tsuglagkhang, this is the residence of the Dalai lama.
Kareri Lake – Kareri Lake is a freshwater lake situated in a high elevation region is a spot to visit close to Mcleodganj.
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