Malakand Road, Mardan


Takht-i-Bahi Mardan is also written as Takht Bahi, Takht Bhai or Takh Bay is an Archaeological Site, located in Malakand Mardan Road, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It was declared protected in 1916, and declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980. It was founded in 1st century CE, and was in use until the 7th century in an innovative way.

Takht-i-Bhai Mardan is a Buddhist Monastery in Mardan, and 500 feet a top of a small hill, as well as, far from 2 kilometers east of famous Takht Bhai bazaar which is the most visited bazaar in this area. Similarly, Takht-i-Bahi Mardan is formally well-known for Buddhist complex and the village, as local people called its named after the two wells found on top of the hill near the complex, as "Takht" means Throne, and "Bhai" means water spring which were found in the Buddhist site.

As we all know that, the heart of the Gandhara civilization, which is always be the top selection and attraction among tourists, visitors, historians, archaeologists and Buddhists from all over the world.

At the surroundings of Takht-i-Bahi Mardan is famous for Sugar cane, Wheat, Maize, Vegetable, and Orchard Cultivation. Furthermore, Interesting places also can be located throughout the visit of mardan. Thus, it's 16.7 Km far away from Malakand Mardan Road to Mardan.

Alias Names

Takht Bhai • Takh bay • تخت بھائی

Established Founded in 1st century CE

Archaeological Site

Highway Code N45
Location Malakand Road, Mardan
City / Town Mardan
State Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)
Country Pakistan

Takht-i-Bahi, Malakand Road, Mardan

Geo Coordinates 34.2953586262315 °N,    71.9334336238037 °E
Associated UNESCO World Heritage Site

Takht-i-Bahi Attractions

Surroundings of Takht-i-Bahi Mardan

  • Sugar cane
  • Vegetables
  • Wheat
  • Maize
  • Orchard Cultivation

Travelor Instructions

Takht-i-Bahi Mardan Visit Timings

  • 24 Hours Open

Takht-i-Bahi Map