city in Himachal Pradesh, India

Dharamshala is a city in northern India. It is the winter seat of government of the state of Himachal Pradesh and the district headquarters of the Kangra district.

View looking over McLeod Ganj, on the left with Dharamshala at the base of the hill; Forsyth Ganj to the right and the Beas River below. Sketch by Alfred Hallett, c. 1980

McLeod Ganj, a village within Dharamshala municipality, is the home of the Dalai Lama and the exiled Tibetan government. It is a popular place for Indian and foreign tourists, including students studying Tibet.

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