Takht-i-Bahi Buddhist Monastery

Posted on December 15, 2022
CategoryHeritage sites

Takht-i-Bahi (Persian/Urdu: تختِ باہی, lit. ’throne of the water spring’), is an Indo-Parthian archaeological site of an ancient Buddhist monastery in Mardan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The site is considered among the most important relics of Buddhism in all of what was once Gandhara,[1] and has been “exceptionally well-preserved.