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Most of the archaeological sites of Taxila (600 BC to 500 AD) are located around Taxila & Khanpur.
Bhamala Stupa – World Heritage Site
Bhamala Stupa is a ruined Buddhist stupa and National Heritage Site near Haripur, Pakistan that dates to the 2nd century CE. It is located on the bank of Haro River, just next to the Mabali Island (6KM away), a tributary of a Khanpur Dam, and is a tourist destination. Bhamala stupa is part of the larger Bhamala Buddhist Complex. The site is known for its 1,700 year old statue of the Buddha attaining enlightenment – considered the oldest such statue in the world.
The deserted mosque, locally known as the ‘Rajon ki Masjid,’ (the official name being Rajgan Mosque) is believed to be over 100 years old.
Taxila – World Heritage Site
Taxila was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980 in particular for the ruins of the four settlement sites which “reveal the pattern of urban evolution on the Indian subcontinent through more than five centuries”. The serial site includes a number of monuments and other historical places of note in the area besides the four settlements at Bhir, Saraikala, Sirkap, and Sirsukh.
They number 18 in all
Khanpur Cave, Saraikala, prehistoric mound, Bhir Mound, Sirkap (fortified city), Sirsukh (fortified ruined city), Dharmarajika stupa and monastery, Khader Mohra (Akhuri), Kalawan group of buildings, Giri complex of monuments, Kunala stupa and monastery, Jandial complex, Lalchak and Badalpur Buddhist stuppa, Mohra Moradu stupa and monastery, Pippala stupa and monastery, Jaulian stupa and monastery, Lalchak mounds, Buddhist remains around Bhallar stupa, Giri Mosque and tombs
Taxila Museum is located at Taxila, Punjab, Pakistan. The museum is home to a significant and comprehensive collection of Gandharan art dating from the 1st to the 7th centuries CE. Most objects in the collection were excavated from the ruins of ancient Taxila.