Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1980
Size of heritage:
From the ancient Neolithic tumulus of Saraikala to the ramparts of Sirkap (2nd century B.C.) and the city of Sirsukh (1st century A.D.), Taxila illustrates the different stages in the development of a city on the Indus that was alternately influenced by Persia, Greece and Central Asia and which, from the 5th century B.C. to the 2nd century A.D., was an important Buddhist centre of learning.
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Large airport - 17 mi (27 km) Tarbela Dam Airport
Small airport - 21 mi (35 km) Campbellpore Airport
Small airport - 30 mi (49 km) Bhurban Heliport
Small airport - 35 mi (56 km) Abbottabad Airport
Small airport - 36 mi (58 km) Mansehra Airport
Small airport - 42 mi (69 km) Rawalakot Airport
Medium airport - 52 mi (85 km) Muzaffarabad Airport
Medium airport - 53 mi (85 km) Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar
Large airport - 181 mi (292 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Attock City
- Hattian Bala
- Mandi Bahauddin
- New Mirpur
- Saidu Sharif
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.