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Ganish, Hunza

#12 of 14 in Things to do in Hunza
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Ganish (also Ganesh) is a village in Pakistan. It is the oldest and first settlement on the ancient Silk Road in the Hunza Valley, and is the site of various ancient watch towers, traditional mosques, religious centers, and a reservoir. It is located 90 km and 2.5 hours traveling time from Gilgit. Ganish means gold in Brushaski.
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  • My experience was very pleasant. The old historic part is fairly preserved. It’s nice to see their structures which survived several major earthquakes over the period of 1000 year. Locals were...  more »
  • Old historical village which is not maintained at all. They have spotters outside that call this guy who comes out right when they see a Non local arriving to see the place. This guy approached us...  more »

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