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Sirkap, Taxila

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#14 of 40 in Historic Sites in Punjab Province
Historic Walking Area · Historic Site
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Sirkap (Urdu and Punjabi: سرکپ) is the name of an archaeological site on the bank opposite to the city of Taxila, Punjab, Pakistan.

The city of Sirkap was built by the Greco-Bactrian king Demetrius after he invaded ancient India around 180 BC. Demetrius founded in the northern and northwestern Indian subcontinent an Indo-Greek kingdom that was to last until around 10 BC. Sirkap is also said to have been rebuilt by king Menander I.
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  • Three town in one. Old Greek architecture is deep inside but today is visible old Persian architecture. Sirkap is one of my two favorites in Taxila 
    Three town in one. Old Greek architecture is deep inside but today is visible old Persian architecture. Sirkap is one of my two favorites in Taxila  more »
  • Excellent site for history lovers.As we were accompanied by teenagers,so we found it quite amazing experience for them.They were really impressed by the great history. 
    Excellent site for history lovers.As we were accompanied by teenagers,so we found it quite amazing experience for them.They were really impressed by the great history.  more »

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