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Bhamala Stupa site

  • Description:

    Bhamala Stupa (Urdu: بهامالا اسٹوپ) is a ruined Buddhist stupa and National Heritage Site near Haripur, Pakistan that dates to the 2nd century CE. It is located on the bank of Haro River, a tributary of a Khanpur Dam, and is a tourist destination.[1] Bhamala stupa is part of the larger Bhamala Buddhist Complex.[2] The site is known for its 1,700 year old statue of the Buddha attaining enlightenment – considered the oldest such statue in the world.[3]

  • Type: Heritage site
  • License# CC BY SA
  • Source of Description: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cultural_heritage_sites_in_Khyber_Pakhtunkhwa
  • Entry Fee: No
  • Next to Haro River in Bhamala