Buddhist site at Manikyala , Rawalpindi

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Location : It  is situated a little off the main highway (Grand Trunk Road), sixteen miles southeast of Rawalpindi.

 

 Period:  It was founded by the Bactrian Greeks on the usual rectangular grid pattern in the 2nd century BC

 

 Type of Structure:  Ancient Stupa and Monastery

 

 

Present Condition :  

 

(i)                 Extensive exploration and excavation required on the site.

 

(ii)               Need of promotional and tourism plan.

 

(iii)             Restoration work needed.

 

(iv)             Preservation processes are to be initiated

 

 

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