The museum tells the story of Tibetan history, the Chinese occupation and the subsequent Tibetan resistance and exodus, through...
The revered Tsuglagkhang is the exiles’ concrete equivalent of the Jokhang temple in Lhasa and was built in 1969. The central image is a...
Most Tibetan pilgrims make a clockwise kora (ritual circuit) around the outside of the Tsuglagkhang Complex. Take the downhill road to...
Cafe Boom Boom
Although a bit of a hike below McLeod, this remarkable cafe is well worth a visit. Beautifully designed, it boasts a mosaic tile floor,...
Namgyal Gompa information
Namgyal Gompa is the monastery in the Tsuglagkhang Complex. You can watch the monks in lively debate in the courtyard from 2pm to 3pm daily except Sunday, sealing points of argument with a foot stamp and theatrical clap of the hands. The Dalai Lama's residence, not open to the public, is on the south side of the courtyard.