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Kohat Pass : Tribal Gun Factories

Peshawar, Pakistan
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Ranked #16 of 18 Attractions in Peshawar
Type: Other, Shopping
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Peshawar
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Although the Kohat Tunnel and the gun manufacturing shops have some incidents of security forces clashing with insurgents, it can still be visited and viewed. After a long drive on a beautiful road (Only the initial hour has bad road and traffic when you pass through Peshawar out skirts), you come to a small market on a busy congested road.... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
11 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

As of early 2013 the tribal areas are extremely dangerous place to be. Of course as a tourist I really wanted to visit Kohat Pass (Darra Adam Khel) to see all the famous gun factories, but everyone advised me against it - there are daily battles between Pakistani Army and militants in the area and American drones patrolling the skies.... More 

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Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The Kohat pass is Known by (DARA ADAM KHAIL) where Tribal Gun Factories are situated where they made all kind of gun and other arms by hand , after passing this area you will find the beautiful range of Mountains, Its a good place for Bird Watchers, Japan Government made a tunnel through the Kohat Pass.

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