Is Dharamshala Worth Visiting? The Top Attractions To Visit!

Written By

Gopika VC

Dharamshala is one of India's most beautiful and tranquil hill stations. This city, located in Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh, is 1457 metres above sea level.

The gorgeous Dharamshala Cricket Stadium, also known as the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium, is located amid the regal Himalayan Mountains.

Dharamshala Cricket Stadium


Gyuto Monastery is a popular Dharamshala monastery. Gyuto Monastery is built on a mountaintop with a view of the Dhauladhar Ranges and Beas River.

Gyuto Monastery


The Triund Hills are also known as Dharamshala's crown gem. Triund is one of the most popular trekking destinations in India, attracting a large number of people.

Triund Hill


The St John in the Wilderness Church reflects the ancient Gothic architectural style and is distinguished by its Belgian stained glass windows.

St John in the Wilderness Church


Kangra is famous for the Dhauladar mountain range, its ancient temples, and its vast tea plantations.

Kangra Valley


Dharamsala's Tsuglakhang Temple is politico-religious. The temple is ideal for meditation and religious reflection, with lamas chanting on prayer wheels or beads throughout the day.

Tsuglag Khang


Dharamkot is a hippy community near McLeod, great for a few days away from the real world or months if you're lucky enough to take time off work.



Namgyal Monastery in Himachal, located in Dharamshala, is the spiritual home of a vast number of Tibetan monks who have constructed it.

Namgyal Monastery


The spectacular Indrahar Pass is situated on the border between the stunning Kangra and Chamba regions at an altitude of 4,400 metres (14,245 ft) above sea level.

Indrahar Pass


The Kangra Fort, situated on the outskirts of the town of Kangra in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, is said to have thousands of years of splendour, invasion,  and evolution.

Kangra Fort


The Masroor Temples were carved from a single monolithic rock in the Nagara fashion, using a Shikara.



The most notable peak in the Dhauladhar mountains is called Hanuman Ka Tibba, and it is the highest hill in the area.

Hanuman Ka Tibba


The Dalai Lama Temple is a particularly peaceful location for tourism and meditation. Upon entering the temple, you will encounter several lamas along the path.

Dalai Lama Temple Complex