Attractions

Buddhist Monastery in Mardan

Buddhist Monastery

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…
Monument in Mardan

Memorial Arch

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.
Church in Mardan

Lutheran Church & School

Near the memorial arch and a small park is a Lutheran Church & School founded in 1937.
Museum in Mardan

Mardan Museum

The small Mardan Museum has exhibits on Gandhara and local ethnography.