Jaulian Buddhist Monastery, Taxila

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  • You could easily pass by this site without realising. Access is by several flights of steps which take you to the top of the hill, the higher you climb the better the view. There is an entrance fee of...  more »
  • Jaulian, quite close to the Taxila Museum, has the remains of an ancient Buddhist monastery dating back into the millennia. The monastery apparently also used to house one of the oldest/earliest unive...  more »
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  • This is a great place to visit, if you are generally enthusiastic about ancient ruins and History of Mankind. This place is the world's first ever university according to some historians, while some say one of the very first. Here, Buddhists used to preach and students used to come from far off places. There was a temple and a hostel with the university. What's more interesting is that near it, ruins of a 2200 years old city is located. It amazes in it's own way.
  • The second oldest university remains of the world where we can find the history of Buddha in sculptured form. It's an amazing ancient place, if you go up to the university, you'll see the whole area easily. This place was chosen wisely by the Buddhist monks. Having a university in the area means that the area was the heart of the city then.
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