Welcome to Takht-i-Bahi

This Buddhist monastery (admission Rs 50) 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 7th centuries AD before being abandoned, finally giving up its secrets to British archaeologists from 1907 to 1913, who also reconstructed parts of the site. You enter through a courtyard... Read More

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