The International Heritage Day is being observed across the world on Sunday.
Within three years of the completion of several conservation and development projects, the Somapura Mahavihara has started to lose its shine.
Pakistan has been blessed with plenty of places that showcase the best of nature. Additionally, Pakistan is also home to some of the most ancient civilizations in the world.
It is our fortune that six Pakistani sites are registered on the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation’s World Heritage List. The Mohenjo-Daro, Makli necropolis in Thatta, Remnants of Taxila, Lahore Fort and Shalimar Gardens, Rohtas Fort in Jhelum and Buddhist ruins of Takht-e-Bahi in Mardan. A World Heritage site Makli had countless prominence in antiquity becauseof larger-than-life elaborations, intricate designs, stunning structural sites and centuries old monuments, which are a treat for heritage lovers.
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As PIA suspends operations for ‘non-viable airports’, visitors find it increasingly hard to reach the ancient city…
The community’s ownership and affiliation with the place has been marred by state-led interventions…
The South Asian country has given the world the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner and the world’s highest ATM.
THATTA – Thatta is an ancient city of Pakistan. Thatta was the medieval capital of Sindh and served as the seat of power for three successive dynasties.
Part of the fort, where structures built during Akbar’s era were situated, now has residences of fort’s staffers…
The Great Bath was located in the ancient city of Mohenjo-daro.
It was purely acci-dental.
The stone crushers of Taxila: Are we ready to lose pieces of our history and heritage?; Rina Saeed Khan; Express Tribune
The entire school would shake as if an earthquake had occurred and stones from blasting would fly into school grounds.