Peshawar is a relatively prosperous frontier city in near the Pakistan-Afghan border, which gives it a distinct flavour. Peshawar is the capital and largest city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Notable Places in the Area

The Mahabat Khan Mosque; sometimes spelt Mohabbat Khan Mosque, is a 17th-century Mughal-era mosque in Peshawar, . Photo: Zakksez, Public domain.

Archaeological site
Gorkhatri is a public park in Peshawar, , located within a Mughal-era caravanserai that was built at the site of ancient ruins. Photo: Tan Afridi, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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