10 most famous Historical Sites in khyber-pakhtoonkhwa Pakistan

Charsadda

Charsadda is situated at a distance of 32 km from Peshawar and is accessible by Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway M1 and then following the Noshera-Charsadda Road. It is a historical city at an altitude of 906 feet and was part of the Gandhara dynasty in 516 BC. There is a number of archaeological sites related to the ancient Gandhara and Sanskrit in Charsadda, in which Bala Hisar, Shar-e-Napursan, Bactrian Greeks, Palatu Dheri, etc.

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Lakki Marwat

Lakki Marwat is situated at a distance of 217 km from Peshawar city. Its landscape is mixture of hills and sandy plains. These hills having the average elevation of 500 to 1000 meters, such as the Marwat range, the Kark Niazi range, the and Baittani range covers the city around it. Number of streams flows from these mountains and the Kurram River flows in the district and joins the Indus River at Isa Khel town.

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Nowshera

Nowshera is situated on the bank of the Kabul River, at a distance of 40 km from Peshawar on Peshawar Road. The Kabul River and the Bara River are two main rivers, which flow through the district.In Nowshera, there are number of famous shrines of Kaka Sahib, Akhund Panju Baba, Sheikh Bahadur Baba and Sheikh Shahbaz Baba.

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Thandiani

The literal meaning of the word Thandiani is “very cold” in the local language. It is the highest tourist point in the area of district Abbotabad of KPK at altitude of  2700m above sea level. Thandiani is on a little plateau land having coniferous flora in its vicinity.

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