Switzerland of India - Dalhousie

Dalhousie – A beautiful Hill station in India

Dalhousie is one of the most beautiful place in Himachal Pradesh. It has been named as the “Switzerland of India“. This place seems like ‘Heaven on Earth’. This place is mostly undiscovered by tourists. It is a best place for honeymooners’. Dalhousie is popular for its mild and pleasant weather.

Switzerland of India

Popular for its dance and culture, visitors should watch the dance forms and art work. Tourists should collect some of the items with them as a souvenir.

Places to Visit

Churches

St. John’s Church- This church is popularly known as the Church of Scotland. Its building is in a good condition. It is situated near the market. This place is very calm and peaceful.

St. Francis Church- This church has some very beautiful designs. The glass work is extraordinary too. Statue of mother Mary is very attractive. Visiting this place is good option.

St. Patrick’s Church- This church is the largest church in Dalhousie. The best time to visit this place is during sunset. This place is a major tourist attraction.

St. Andrew’s Church- A very popular church in Dalhousie.

laxmi-narayan-temple

Laxmi Narayan Temple

Famous Temples 

  • Chamunda Devi Temple
  • Bara Pather
  • Hariraya Temple
  • Laxmi Narayn Temple

Palaces

  • Rang Mahal
  • Akhand Chandi Palace
  • Hills
  • Bakrota Hills
  • Dainkund peak

Best Hotels in Dalhousie

5 Star Hotels- Hotel Lal Ji Resorts, Hotel Grand View Resorts, Hotel Snow Valley Resorts, Hotel Mount View Resorts, and Hotel Indraprastha Resorts.

4 Star Hotels- Pine tree lodge, Sagrika Hotel.

3 Star Hotels- Hotel Ark, Himalyan Resort, Dalhousie Heights, Alps Spa Resort.

2 Star Hotels- Hotel Jaspreet, Hotel Kings, Hotel New Place.

1 Star Hotels- Hotel Rangeet Sagar, Hotel Royal Regency.

A visit to Dalhousie will be unfinished without shopping.

There are markets available for shopping in Dalhousie. Dalhausie is popular for its cultural artefacts like carpets, colorful bags, Kashmiri shawls, handicrafts, dolls, Tibetan shawls, purses and silver and copper ‘ diyas’.

Tibetan market - Kashmiri art and shawls, Buddhist paintings, woolens, junk jewelery, variety of copper and silver ‘Diyas’.

Tibetan Handicrafts Centre

Tibetan Handicrafts Centre

Himachal Handloom Industry Emporium - woolen shawls and exquisite handicrafts.

Himachal Hand loom and Crafts Centre - Chamba and Kullu Shawls.

Tibetan Handicrafts Center - Traditional handicrafts and Tibetan carpets, souvenirs.

How to Reach

By Air: Journey to Dalhousie will be more comfortable by air as it saves time.

By Rail: Journey to Dalhousie is time consuming and costly too but the experience will be enriching as people can see different cultures of different people.

By Road: Journey by road will be expensive and time consuming.

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