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There are some beautiful museums in the world which attract millions of visitors. The region of Mardan is rich in culture and especially Gandhara remains are matchless. The people of Mardan had the idea of a museum for a long time and they were keen to preserve the heritage. For this reason they formed National Heritage Preservation Societies in the past. Ultimately with the interest of the local Government Officials and the then commissioner of Mardan, Mr R N Sahibzada, the proposal of building a museum in Mardan was made in 1990. The museum was opened in April1991.

The original name is Takht-i-Bahi. This town is situated 15 km from Mardan on Swat Malakand road. In 1908/9 the ancient Buddhist history was discovered in the mountains. Large numbers of buildings look beautiful on top of the mountains.

Unfortunately the possessions of the houses and buildings have been taken away illegally and maybe decorating some famous buildings in the rest of the world. The population is expanding and new houses are approaching the site. If ignored for a few more years, the tourist and historic attractions will disappear.

Cultural heritage has a great historical significance. It represents the taste and theme of the time. The Guides Memorial Mardan also has a very relevant historical importance. It was built by the British in 1892 in memory of their soldiers who sacrificed their lives in defence of Queen’s Residency in Kabul on September 23rd 1879.This historical memorial was built in the centre of Mardan city.

Welcome to Mardan

 Mardan is a large city and the Headquarter of a District in the Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. The region has a very rich cultural and heritage History. This is an independent and unique web site. It will not only reflect the real life of the people of Mardan but will also work as a tool in the development of this beautiful and wonderful city of culture. 

 Our Mission Statement

This is an independent and unique web site. It will not only reflect the real life of the people of Mardan but will also work as a tool in the development of this beautiful and wonderful city of culture.

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Please send us your views, comments, news, photos, experiences of your visit to Mardan. Please help us make this site a success!

MARDAN is Suffering as it has:

1. Poor Traffic Control system
2. No proper waste disposal system
3. No International Standard Cricket Stadium
4. No Sports grounds at village level
5. No Train Services despite having Train Station and Train Engine Factory



Demoted: Utility Stores employees protest

MARDAN: In a bid to get their demands accepted, employees of Utility Stores Corporation Mardan demonstrated against the government on Tuesday. On the call of Insaaf Workers Union, the employees converged in Mardan and protested against the government for demoting, instead of promoting, 590 employees working in the corporation throughout the country. The protesters were addressed by Union Chairman Zahoor Khan and President Muhammad Israr on Bank Road. The speakers expressed concern over the demotion of employees. They said the employees have spent years working for the corporation and had been waiting for a promotion for the last eight years. However, instead of raising their ranks, the present government ordered their demotion which cannot be justified. The protesters urged the government to review the decision, saying employees throughout the country would otherwise go on strikes.


PTI ? The Poll Result

Mardan.com is conducting an online poll since PTI came into power last year.Before the elections a similar Poll showed a big support for PTI and the Poll was correct as PTI won the elections by a great margin.It looks now as the support is on the decline.The reason probably is the lack of experience and not tackling the basic issues.So far no major project has been given to Mardan and the ongoing problems remain unsolved.The Poll shows 23.65% believe PTI can solve all the problems while 22.9% think it can not solve Any problem.While a percentage thinks it can solve some of the issues.

The Poll can be an eye opener for PTI and it needs to show some evidence of its performance. Otherwise the support will be washed out very soon.

You can have your say and participate in our Poll today.

 My Village Spinkai

A green, small and an ancient village located at the bank of UPPER SWAT canal and in the North of District Mardan having a travelling distance of about 20 Km from the city of Mardan, named as Spenkai. It is surrounded on its North-West by a tall mountainous range called “Sakra range” and in South and East by a long residential area which covers different villages of District Mardan....Read More 


Visit Takht Bahi and explore the Histotory




Gandhara Culture Expert.......Usman Mardanvi Archaeologist . will be pleased to show you the historic sites in Mardan.


 Public Money and Private Names

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided that no public place and project built with the public money would be named after any individual..  







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Mardan Song

Listen to the "Song of  Mardan". The poet is Akbar Hoti Advocate and the singer is Waheed Khan Achakzai, an ex student of Fazle Haq College Mardan.

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