We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Taxila Historic Site

Taxila, Pakistan
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Wonderfully historical

Very historical places and such wonderful history in this rather remote area....a great place since... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
WMBandit
,
Shanghai, China
Fascinating history

Visiting these archaeological sites of previous hindu carvings and other relics helps to provide... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2016
OzKK
,
Sydney, Australia
Read all 9 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 11, 2017
“Wonderfully historical”
Oct 13, 2016
“Fascinating history”
LOCATION
Taxila, Pakistan
CONTACT
Website
Write a Review
Reviews (9)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Very historical places and such wonderful history in this rather remote area....a great place since every stop offers something different- a way to re-visit the olden abandoned cities.

Thank WMBandit
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Visiting these archaeological sites of previous hindu carvings and other relics helps to provide another insight into pakistan

Thank OzKK
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....More

1  Thank mzobniow
Reviewed March 12, 2014

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

2  Thank Ghulam M
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.

1  Thank Arif K
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...More

3  Thank Krzysztof F
Reviewed July 11, 2012

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

3  Thank BBB2
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Taxila Historic Site staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit