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Swabi Pakistan

July 18, 2011 / bookitnow, Pakistan /

Swabi is a beautiful city in Kyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, lies between the Indus and Kabul River. Swabi is the fourth most populous city of Swabi Pakistanthe province. A motorway connecting Peshawar with Islamabad passes through Swabi with an access interchange at Ambaar village. It is a farming area, and the foremost crops are wheat, corn, vegetables, sugarcane, maize, and tobacco. Swabi produce many fruits like peaches, watermelon, apricots, and citrus. One of the finest marble of the country also produced here, and export to the other cities all over Pakistan. One of the mainly influential institutions of Pakistan, located here in village Topi, named Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute. Swabi contains many archaeological sites, frequently visited by tourists, some of them are:ghazi barotha

The Fort of Hund: It is a prehistoric stronghold, sited on the right bank of River Indus, and construct by Moria Emperors. It is half way between Tarbela Dam and Jehangira. This fort is a doorway to India, and all the conquerors crossed the River Indus at this point. The antiques found here gathered in Hund Museum, which is located on the bank of River Indus and perceptible from the Indus Bridge on the Motorway from Peshawar to Islamabad.

Rani Ghat: These ruins Gandhara CivilizationSwabi situated on the top of a mountain, and it is the famous historical palace, used by the Queen of that era. It believed that these are the remnants of a big university of that time. This area is a hub of researches for different institutes, and used to be a fairyland for visitors, which came here for gather knowledge about Buddhism.

Kandao Valley: Climbing over the Kandao Pass, Valley of Kandao placed, with lush green fields and scenic mountains. Famous villages of this region are Panjman, Jhanda, Bolo, Pabaini, and the huge mountain of Mahaban is clearly visible from the Valley.

Ghazi Barotha Dam: Located in village Gallah, It is the biggest dam in Swabi. This dam has acquired round about 14000 canals. The remnants in the upstream mountains of Ghazi Barotha Dam are rich in archaeological materials, and the historical Neelab Town and Imrana Kala also placed in these hills.

Hund: It is another important archaeological treasure and been the capital of the Turk Shahi and Hindus for nearly three hundred years. Various ancient objects and remnants of old buildings spread all over the area.


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