Peshawar

Peshawar – Gor Khatri & Bala Hissar Fort

This week we take a peek at two buildings of immense historical value; one that can be found in the center of the city and the other which can give you a panoramic view of not only Peshawar but the Valley too. Gor Khatri Sethi…

Peshawar – Mahabat Khan Mosque & Mohalla Sethian

Following we take a look at a spectacular specimen of Mughal architecture (the only one in Peshawar), as well as some rare residential buildings: Mahabat Khan Mosque Background You can reach it through Chowk Yaadgar as the entrance to the mosque is located in the…

Peshawar – A Pinnacle of Cultural Diversity

Peshawar is the ‘Gateway to Central Asia’. It was founded over 2000 years by the Kushan Kings of Gandhara and was called ‘Lotus Land’. Thereby from 2nd century AD to 7th century it remained a center of Gandharan civilization and a very significant place of…