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Peshawar Gandhara Museum

| Near Peshawar Cantt Railway Station, Peshawar, Pakistan
+92 91 9210985
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Made of red bricks over 100 years ago with added halls constructed in the 70s and 10 years ago, the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Inam K
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Unfortunately the Gandhara section at present (Sept. 2017) is closed for renovation, and apparently... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
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| Near Peshawar Cantt Railway Station, Peshawar, Pakistan
+92 91 9210985
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made of red bricks over 100 years ago with added halls constructed in the 70s and 10 years ago, the Peshawar Ghandhara museum is one of the famous for its over 14000 parthian , greco- budhist snd Ghandhara art items made of weapons, jewellery, dresses,...More

2  Thank Inam K
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Unfortunately the Gandhara section at present (Sept. 2017) is closed for renovation, and apparently it will not open anytime soon. It is a pity, since it was the main reason I ventured to Peshawar (and the remaining of the museum is rather dull and trivial),...More

Thank francesco-1966
Reviewed 28 September 2017

When I visited in mid-September the first floor, where the collection of Gandhara art is located, was not accessible due to some renovation work. I could see a small group of people touring it but i was told they were staff. It did not look...More

Thank Italo V
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful state of art showing Gandhara culture a great memories of Buddhism. The visit of Peshawar is incomplete without the visit of this museum

Thank hashammumtaz
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Peshawar museum hosts one of the finest collection of Buddhist sculptures and artifacts from the Gandhara civilization. Fasting Buddha statue is the highlight of the museum. Besides that there are other artifacts too from the Mughal period and before that representing the history of sub-continent....More

1  Thank Xahid a
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The Gandhara Museum Peshawar (Pakistan) was founded in 1907 in memory of Queen Victoria. The two-story building features an amalgamation of British, South Asian, Hindu, Buddhist and Mughal Islamic architectural styles. Originally, there was only one main hall. Two halls were added in 1969-70 in...More

Thank peshawarpeshawar
Reviewed 17 January 2017

When you visit Peshawar, this place is a MUST GO place. You would be mesmerized to see the fasting Buddha statue and would keep watching it for a good long time. It would seem to you that in the very next moment the statue would...More

Thank Masud8782
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Peshawar Museum is one of the most popular museums in south east Asia specially for its Buddhist sculptures fro Gandhara Period. It was founded in 1907. Its red bricks building consist of spacious hall, for side galleries two on the ground and two on...More

1  Thank shaikhmansoor2002
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The Museum of Peshawar is outstanding. Its collection of ancient Gandhara style art is unrivaled anywhere in the world. The distinct style of Greco-Roman art traces back to the 1st century AD and is unique in its depiction of the Buddha. The collection has over...More

Thank AidaAinsworth
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I am not newcomer to Peshawar area, and this visit to Gandhara Museum was not the first one, but personal guiding of our group by Museum's Director was incredible by in-deph lecturing and focus on most meaningful items and facts of local ancient and modern...More

Thank vladimir19922016
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