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The famous kingdom Gandhara city, well known of its glourius buddhist past.

The whole place consists of a nice, but small museum and a couple of ruins sites distributed around. The museum contains many nice Gandhara buddist and ancient greeks artefacts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The whole place consists of a nice, but small museum and a couple of ruins sites distributed around. The museum contains many nice Gandhara buddist and ancient greeks artefacts found here, but surprisely much less than in eg Lahore museum, where I've been last year. You may found a couple of nice pearls like a little gold container, which used... More 

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Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The place Taxila is an 2000 B.C Historical site, Amazing History I strongly recommend to allworld tourists to come and see

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Swabi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Taxila historic sites are excellent places to visit. These contain really ancient Buddhist places and relics. The area is well maintained and guides are available for visits.

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Taxila, as the capital of Gandhara, was evidently under Achaemenian rule for more than a century. When Alexander the Great invaded India in 326 bce, Ambhi (Omphis), the ruler of Taxila, surrendered the city and placed his resources at Alexander’s disposal. According to early Christian legend, Taxila was visited by the apostle Thomas during the Parthian period. The structural remains... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Hire a guide so you know exactly what you are looking at. Guides are available at the entrance.

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