Peshawar Gandhara Museum, Peshawar

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Learn about the lifestyles of major tribes and take photos of the building's artistic exterior at Peshawar Gandhara Museum. Founded as a tribute to Queen Victoria in 1907, the museum's construction displays a combination of British, South Asian, Hindu, Mughal Islamic, and Buddhist architectural styles. See Gandhara art and a large collection of Buddhist objects at the museum, which shows sculptures of Buddha and tells his life story. Inspect the collection of pre-Islamic coins, then head to the gallery of Mughal and Persian art, which displays facades of mosques, weapons, and metal artifacts. Take a guided tour around the museum to gain a deeper insight into the displays. Put Peshawar Gandhara Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Peshawar travel planning website.
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  • Peshawar is a great with a unique culture, once it was the hub of Buddhist & Gandhara Civilizations. It had gates of Old Town like the other famous Old cities. The people of Peshawar are very... 
    Peshawar is a great with a unique culture, once it was the hub of Buddhist & Gandhara Civilizations. It had gates of Old Town like the other famous Old cities. The people of Peshawar are very...  more »
  • I love museums and this gem is no exception. Housed in an old British building, the collection spans across the people who live in the area. A very strong Buddhist collection. Plan to spend the... 
    I love museums and this gem is no exception. Housed in an old British building, the collection spans across the people who live in the area. A very strong Buddhist collection. Plan to spend the...  more »
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  • A series of snapshots in time.
  • The best museum in the world for Gandhara collection. So many priceless sculpture which will link the past to the future. Must visit here again.

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