Attractions

Notable Building in Mansehra

Mansehra Municipal Library

Up Kashmir Rd is the three-storey Gurdwara Siri Guru Singh Saba, a pastiche of colours and styles. Built in 1937 as a gurdwara, it's now the Mansehra Municipal Library. The ornate interior hasn't been altered much.
Monument in Mansehra

Ashoka Rocks

On the north side of town is Mansehra's tourist attraction, three granite boulders on which 14 edicts were engraved by order of the Mauryan king Ashoka in the 3rd century BC. Appalled by the destruction wreaked by h…
Fortress in Mansehra

Sikh Fort

Up a laneway 300m past the library is a fort, built in the early 19th century by Sikh governor general Man Singh (after whom Mansehra is named), and rebuilt by the British after the Second Sikh War and the annexatio…
Market in Mansehra

Kashmir Bazaar

Shinkiari and Kashmir Rds curve round a hill, with Kashmir Bazaar sprawled across the top, its narrow lanes in semipermanent shadow.
Market in Mansehra

Neelam Bazaar

Across the bridge along Jaffar Rd is the smaller, older Neelam Bazaar .