human settlement in Pakistan



Mahabat Khan Mosque

mosque in Pakistan

Peshawar Museum


human settlement in Pakistan


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Peshawar (Pashto: پېښور‎; Urdu: پشاور) is a relatively prosperous frontier city in Pakistan near the Pakistan-Afghan border, which gives it a distinct Afghan flavour. Peshawar is the capital and largest city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as FATA).


By road

Peshawar is almost 2 hours drive from Islamabad (186km/115 miles). It is connected with Islamabad via Motorway M-1 and via national highway N-5.

By bus

Buses and minibuses run to many parts of the country to here.

By train

You can reach Peshawar by train with Pakistan Railway from Karachi (36 hours) and Quetta (25 hours), both are via Lahore and Rawalpindi.

There are no passenger trains from Landi Kotal in the Khyber Pass.

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