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Dangram stupa

  • Description:

    Dangram stupa is a heritage site in Swat, Pakistan, that belongs to the ancient Buddhist civilization of Gandhara. It is located near the village of Dangram, on the road between Jambil and Rasha Gata. The stupa is a large and impressive structure, built of stone and lime plaster. It has four storeys, each with a different shape and decoration. The first storey is quadrangular, the second and third are circular, and the fourth is a raised dome with internal structures. The stupa is decorated with geometric and floral patterns, as well as inscriptions in Kharosthi script. The stupa was excavated by the Italian Archaeological Mission in Pakistan from 1978 to 1984. The stupa dates back to the 2nd century BCE to the 5th century CE, and shows the influence of various cultures, such as Greek, Scythian, Parthian, Kushan, and Gupta. The stupa is one of the 85 sites in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that are under the protection of the Federal Government.

  • Type: Heritage site
  • License# CC BY SA
  • Source of Description: https://www.google.com/maps/dir//Dangram+stupa+swat+address/data=!4m6!4m5!1m1!4e2!1m2!1m1!1s0x38dc2324c583caed:0x5f0ad503449aa186?sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjClrCD8syCAxVfg_0HHfCGBdgQ9Rd6BAg_EAA
  • Entry Fee: No
  • PCX2+3J, Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa