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Address: Taxila, Pakistan

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Fascinating history

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 13, 2016
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

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

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank mzobniow
Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Swabi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

3 Thank Krzysztof F
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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