Inside the temple compound is the small but impressive Tibet Museum that presents the recent history of Tibet and its people in their strive for freedom.
Walk up the Temple Road to the famous Tibetan market in lively McLeodganj with the many Tibetan and Kashmiri shops and global cuisine restaurants. Tibetan momo's and noodle soups, Japanese sushi, Nick‘s brownies and pasta's, fresh tofu, Korean bbq and authentic Thai food.
On every street corner is a cybercafe. Book shops and tea stalls. Great buys: Tibetan jewellery, brocade, scroll paintings (thangka's), brass statues and T-shirts with quotations by H.H. Dalai Lama .