Among the many tourist attractions in Darjeeling, the one that doesn’t get much mention is Himalayan Tibet Museum. Situated beside the road, the museum exhibits Tibetan artifacts, photographs, and a sand mandala.
Summer: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Winter: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Here’s a close look at some of the exhibits inside the museum:
Potala Palace: seat of the Dalai Lama and Tibetan Government
A UNESCO World Heritage, Potala Palace stands 117 m above the valley. The 13-storey structure comprises the Dalai Lama’s residence, temples, government offices, treasury, and minting & printing houses.
Tibetan arts and crafts
Tibetan currency notes
Diamond sutra text handwritten with gold ink