Himalayan Tibet  Museum

A visit to Himalayan Tibet Museum, Darjeeling

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-05-09

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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.

Timings:

Summer: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Winter: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Wednesday closed

Here’s a close look at some of the exhibits inside the museum:

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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.

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Tibetan arts and crafts

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Tibetan currency notes

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Diamond sutra text handwritten with gold ink