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Official Unesco Page
Takht-i-Bahi (Pakistan Travel Web)

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Unesco World heritage since: 1980
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Longitude: 71,946°
Latitude: 34,321°


The Buddhist monastic complex of Takht-i-Bahi (Throne of Origins) was founded in the early 1st century. Owing to its location on the crest of a high hill, it escaped successive invasions and is still exceptionally well preserved. Nearby are the ruins of Sahr-i-Bahlol, a small fortified city dating from the same period.

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