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Top 10 Notable Archaeological Sites in Pakistan
1. Mohenjo Daro
Mohenjo-daro means Mound of the Dead in Sindhi. Its ancient name is Kukkutarma. It is located in Larkana District of Sindh.
Taxila used to be the center of Gandhara Civilization that is also found in the archeological sites spread over Taxila and Swat
Takht-i-Bhai is another well-known and preserved monument, a Buddhist monastery located on a rocky ridge about 10 miles northeast of Mardan
It was built by Sher Shah Suri in the 16th century and is now located in Jhelum. The Rohtas fort was built to crush the local tribes of Potohar, who rebelled against the Sur dynasty. It took 8 years to built the Rohtas fort.
Ranigat means 'Queen's Rock'. This archaeological site is located in Totalai in the Buner District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
9. Mangla Fort & Ramkot Fort
Mangla Fort (left), named after Mangla Devi, the daughter of King Porus, is situated on the hill of Mangla Dam lake. Ramkot Fort (right) nearby the Mangla Fort is yet another forgotten and generally unexplored fort on the banks of Mangla Fort. Built on the site of an old Hindu Shiva temple, the fort was built by the Muslim rulers of Kashmir in safeguarding their boundaries.
This archaeological site located near Sahiwal City. Harappa and the city of Mohenjo-Daro were the greatest achievements of the Indus valley civilization.