The hills Station of Dharamshala Himachal is popular among the tourist for its picturesque beauty and a host of tourist attractions, in recent years it has emerged as a capital of exile government of Tibet.
Dharamshala Hill Station in Himachal
Ideally situated in the hills of Dhauladhar range of Himalayas, the hill station of Dharamshala is a place that offers complete respite from the scorching heat of the summers. Beautifully sprinkled with oak and conifer trees, the town is fast becoming popular as a summer destination in India. Snow crowned mountains on three sides and the valley one the forth, there can't be a better destination for the summers. The town housing the headquarters of the Kangra district is coveted destination amongst tourist and honeymooners.
The history of modern Dharamshala dates back to 1905 AD when an earthquake ruined it devastatingly. The town rebuilt from a scratch became popular as a health resort. Dharamshala of today is divided into two parts. The lower part houses offices and trading hubs, while upper part houses historically important McLeod Ganj and Forsythe Ganj. This small town is now world renowned as headquarters of Tibetan government in exile headed by His Holiness Dalai Lama.
The summer destination of Dharamshala is home to a number of tourist attractions that include Kangra Art museum at Kotwali bazar, War memorial, Kunal Pathri temple and tea gardens among other things. The town of Dharamshala has added another gem in its crown as it has added a magnificent Cricket stadium to its kitty.
Apart from these, Dharamshala also serves as the base for the excursion trip to Dharamshala and other various places of tourist interests in vicinity like Dal Lake, St. John's Church, Bhagsunath, Kunal Pathri, Dharmkot, Kareri and others. The people here are highly hospitable. There are accommodations to suit every pocket.