Explore the City of Flowers

The Gandharan artifacts are the exclusive trait of the Peshawar which speak the past glory of the Peshawar Valley.

Peshawar was founded as the city of Puruṣapura, on the Gandhara Plains in the broad Valley of Peshawar in 100 CE. The city first existed as a small village in the 5th century BCE, within the cultural sphere of the ancient sub-continent. This ancient city, once ruled over by Alexander the Great, the Mauryan empire and the Islamic Ghaznavid empire, and the mighty Mughal empire.