Located in Himachal Pradesh, what most people refer to as Dharamsala is actually Lower Dharamsala. This is where the bus drops you, and from here you can make your way to Mcleodganj, or Upper Dharamsala, which is definitely the more popular destination among tourists. However, Dharamshala itself offers a number of unique sights and experiences of a city life in the hills. The city is the second winter capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh and extremely important from a political standpoint. Although most of the Tibetan population is settled in Mcleodganj, Dharamshala also has a major Tibetan influences and his home to institutes and monasteries. There is the Norbulingka Institute, where you can see artisans making thangka paintings, embroidering and carving food. It now also has a bustling market, shopping malls and some amazing restaurants. The Dharamshala International Cricket Stadium is also a must-visit for sports enthusiasts.