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Takht-i-Bahi
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Takht-i-Bahi

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Pakistan
Description:
The Buddhist monastic complex of Takht-i-Bahi (Throne of Origins) was founded in the early 1st century. Owing to its location on the crest of a high hill, it escaped successive invasions and is still exceptionally well preserved. Nearby are the ruins of Sahr-i-Bahlol, a small fortified city dating from the same period.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Takht-i-Bahi", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.