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The story of Bhudism

A fascinating tour discovering a 2000 year old history of Bhudism. The tour guides are very... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Keith K
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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An old but very good specialized museum

The Taxila Museum, quite near Islamabad city but a bit off the beaten track, is a truly quaint... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Mansehra, Pakistan
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

A fascinating tour discovering a 2000 year old history of Bhudism. The tour guides are very knowledgeable, but be prepared to pay them at the end of your tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Keith K
Reviewed September 28, 2018

The Taxila Museum, quite near Islamabad city but a bit off the beaten track, is a truly quaint place. It was started in British Colonial times in 1918 and completed in 1928, under the auspices of the famous archaeologist Sir John Marshall and is a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank omer720
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Small but enlightening collection covering the great bhuddist heritage of the area Friendly and enthusiastic guides who are proud of their work and own the heritage Definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Zahoor A
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Full of artifacts and sculptures of budhas. You'd lost in history after entering the museum. Must visit place for history lovers with teens and children to let them know about the history of ages..

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank Ikram M
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Museum is full of artifacts from Buddha era and some of the artifacts from the Gandhara society. Its a must visit place with children to let them teach about the history.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Hashim_Khawaja
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

Nice collection of artifacts excavated within an approximate 10 kilometer area. You’ll find many Buddha sculptures, some with more Greek features because there was influence from Alexander the Great. Many dimly lit cases filled with pots, jewelry, utensils, beads, coins, sculptures etc. Our guide walked...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank OBD2142
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

The museum is a good starting point to exploring this UNESCO world heritage site. The displayed items are almost all Buddhist and include everything from Buddha's to jewellery, weapons and toys. There are staff inside the museum who seemed eager to show visitors around. From...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank rsh100
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Visit to the museum is a must for history lovers travelling to or around Islamabad. One can find archeological articrafts excavated from different sites in and around Taxila which include pottery, Jewellery, utensils, Tools, Weapons, Instruments, and of course Statues of Buddha. One can take...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank engHabib
Reviewed January 5, 2018

The Museum is a 45-minute drive from Islamabad. There is no arguing with the richness of history, particularly the Gandhara civilization, presented at the Museum. The Museum precincts in themselves, including a flowery lawn, are quaint and well-kept. Car parking and restrooms are provided for....More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank goldenstar2005
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

All monuments of old Taxila.Must visit with your family for recreation .Very nice place for children educational purpose.

Date of experience: December 2017
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