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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

Reviewed 14 October 2016
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 14 October 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 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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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2012

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

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