Attock City Travel Guide

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Attock City Off The Beaten Path

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    by Rehmat Written Sep 29, 2007

    during your travel u can visit 2 places
    1> Attock Fort:
    Attock fort was completed in 1583 under the supervision of Khawaja Shamsuddin Khawafi, a minister of Emperor Akbar. The Mughal caravan sarai outside the fort, which is almost on the G.T. Road, was also built during this period
    2>Gandhara
    Gandhara (gəndä'rə) was an historic region of ancient India, (which corresponds to areas of north west Pakistan including Attock). Situated astride the middle Indus River, the region had Taxila and Peshawar as its chief cities. It was originally a province of the Persian Empire and was reached (327 B.C.) by Alexander the Great. The region passed to Chandragupta, founder of the Maurya empire, in the late 4th cent. B.C., and under Asoka was converted (mid-3d cent.) to Buddhism. It was part of Bactria from the late 3d cent. to the 1st cent. B.C. Under the Kushan dynasty (1st cent.–3d cent. A.D.), and especially under Kanishka, Gandhara developed a noted school of sculpture, consisting mainly of images of Buddha and relief’s representing scenes from Buddhist texts, but with marked Greco-Roman elements of style. The art form flourished in Gandhara until the 5th century, when the region was conquered by the Huns.

    Fort View from Attock bridge
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    • Archeology
    • Historical Travel
    • Religious Travel

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Attock City Sports & Outdoors

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    by Rehmat Written Sep 29, 2007

    very great location and good educated and lerned staff........

    Equipment: All Equipment are almost available on rental basis,

    Related to:
    • Golf
    • Fishing

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