Aptly called as the “Little Lhasa”(1830 mt) 9 km up from Kotwali Bazar Dharamsala is the famous town of Mcleodganj It is the residence of H H the Dalai Lama and a large number of Tibetan stay in refuge here, The Tibetan Government in exile has been here for almost four decades. The impressive monastery has larger than life images of the Buddha, Padmasambhava and Avalokteshwara. A large Tibetan community and the presence of traditional architectural designs drawn from Tibet have enhanced the charm of the area. A host of Tibetan handicrafts and garments are available. Watch a video here