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Kohat Pass : Tribal Gun Factories

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Address: Peshawar, Pakistan
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good views on the way ,

good sceenes on the way ,nothing surprising in tunnel ..but still you can enjoy your trip .here ..if you come here .the must go to tanda dam in kohat

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Naveed A
Peshawar, Pakistan
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Peshawar, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good sceenes on the way ,nothing surprising in tunnel ..but still you can enjoy your trip .here ..if you come here .the must go to tanda dam in kohat

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Peshawar, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You guys need to see this place, But with this tunnel you also need to see the old road that people used to cross from Kohat city to Peshawar, vice versa. I used to be the frequent user as i was having job in Kohat. And i traveled it 2 times every week. The best time to travel this place... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

All said and reviewed the place is out of turmoil and security issues now. A very small market of Gunsmiths making their living from this profession. A guide is must to visit Dara Adam khel where the gun markets are. Kohat Pass is just a normal big tunnel and it has a big animal sanctuary towards Kohat side.

Thank Hacan F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

The tunnel joins the northern part with the southern part. Before construction of this tunnel the travelling to southern part was dangerous and time consuming ,but its construction has solved the both Its about 1.9km long and can crossed in just 2 mins if not obstructed by heavy traffic

Thank Khalil A
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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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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 

Thank Zael
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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