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Kargah Buddha, Gilgit

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#28 of 77 in Historic Sites in Pakistan
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • The structure of Buddha is engraved in stone on the mountain. The location is around a 20 minute drive out from Gilgit. You enter through a gate in a small garden (currently under renovation). When.....  more
    The structure of Buddha is engraved in stone on the mountain. The location is around a 20 minute drive out from Gilgit. You enter through a gate in a small garden (currently under renovation). When.....  more »
  • It is near about 10 km outside of Gilgit. It is a carved image of a large standing Buddha in the cliff-face in Kargha Nala. The carving, which is in a style also found in Baltistan, probably dates to....  more
    It is near about 10 km outside of Gilgit. It is a carved image of a large standing Buddha in the cliff-face in Kargha Nala. The carving, which is in a style also found in Baltistan, probably dates to....  more »
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  • This is oldest Buddha Yashani in Kargah Gilgit Just 20 minutes drive from Gilgit Airport. U can also enjoy the beautiful River near by this heritage site
  • Kargah Buddha (Urdu: کارگاہ بدھ; Shina: Yʂhani یݜنی) is an archaeological site located about 6 miles (9.7 km) outside of Gilgit, Gilgit−Baltistan, Pakistan.[2] It is a carved image of a large standing Buddha, some 50 ft (15 m) high, in the cliff-face in Kargah Nala.[3][4] The carving, which is in a style also found in Baltistan, is estimated to date back to the 7th century.[4]

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