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Yashuni

Kargah Buddha or Yashuni is something which is a must see in Gilgit town. Drive along Kargah Nallah... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
erumkhan2017
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Islamabad, Pakistan
Fantastic site

This is located about twenty minutes out of Gilgit up a bit of a rocky narrow road. The Buddha... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Nancy D
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Los Angeles, California
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4 weeks ago
“Yashuni”
28 Mar 2018
“Fantastic site”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Gilgit, Pakistan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kargah Buddha or Yashuni is something which is a must see in Gilgit town. Drive along Kargah Nallah is extremely exciting and refreshing. Once can enjoy fresh air and nature at its best. Since Kargah is also the hub hydro projects therfore it is an...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This is located about twenty minutes out of Gilgit up a bit of a rocky narrow road. The Buddha dates from seventh century and I have no idea how this was carved high up in the mountain side. The best views are from further away...More

Thank Nancy D
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

It is only a 15 minute drive from Gilgit town, and it is worthwhile taking the drive. The statue is some 1,300 years old and is vivid proof that this area was part of the Silk Road. Traveling through Islamic Pakistan, one tends to forget...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Kargah Buddha is an archaeological site in Gilgit. As deep as 4 feet in some places these embossed carvings are from 3 century BC. Instead of being in the usual seated position, this Buddha is standing with its hands formed in the sign of peace....More

Thank afshan m
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