This Buddhist Monastery sat on a commanding rocky hill 15km northwest of Mardan is by far NWFP's stand-out Gandharan site, and compares more than favourably with Taxila near Islamabad. It thrived between the 1st and…
In the centre of the new town is a Memorial Arch to Louis Cavagnari and his Guides, whose Kabul murder in 1879 helped spark the Second Anglo-Afghan War.
Near the memorial arch and a small park is a Lutheran Church & School founded in 1937.
The small Mardan Museum has exhibits on Gandhara and local ethnography.