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Taxila Historic Site

Taxila, Pakistan
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Sadly deserted

Taxila is huge, I could only visit 2 of the sites and the museum in the time I had. The museum... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
notacanada
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Toronto, Canada
Wonderfully historical

Very historical places and such wonderful history in this rather remote area....a great place since... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
WMBandit
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Shanghai, China
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4 weeks ago
“Sadly deserted”
11 Jun 2017
“Wonderfully historical”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Taxila is huge, I could only visit 2 of the sites and the museum in the time I had. The museum would need some dusting and better lighting, sadly as the artwork in the showcases is most interesting. There is not much left on the...More

Thank notacanada
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Very historical places and such wonderful history in this rather remote area....a great place since every stop offers something different- a way to re-visit the olden abandoned cities.

Thank WMBandit
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Visiting these archaeological sites of previous hindu carvings and other relics helps to provide another insight into pakistan

Thank OzKK
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Reviewed 16 July 2015

The whole place consists of a nice, but small museum and a couple of ruins sites distributed around. The museum contains many nice Gandhara buddist and ancient greeks artefacts found here, but surprisely much less than in eg Lahore museum, where I've been last year....More

1  Thank mzobniow
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Reviewed 13 March 2014

The place Taxila is an 2000 B.C Historical site, Amazing History I strongly recommend to allworld tourists to come and see

2  Thank Ghulam M
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

Taxila historic sites are excellent places to visit. These contain really ancient Buddhist places and relics. The area is well maintained and guides are available for visits.

1  Thank Arif K
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Reviewed 8 October 2013

Taxila, as the capital of Gandhara, was evidently under Achaemenian rule for more than a century. When Alexander the Great invaded India in 326 bce, Ambhi (Omphis), the ruler of Taxila, surrendered the city and placed his resources at Alexander’s disposal. According to early Christian...More

3  Thank Krzysztof F
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Reviewed 11 July 2012

Hire a guide so you know exactly what you are looking at. Guides are available at the entrance.

3  Thank BBB2
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