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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.

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1 Delay in release of pension resented 7
2 Damage control: Tarakai visits flood affected areas, assesses losses 6
3 DSP dismissed in KP for links with criminals 6
4 Shoddy construction: Three minors die in roof collapse 8
5 Three injured in hand grenade blasts in Mardan 6
6 Arrangements for ‘Azadi March’ reviewed 6
7 Boy kills father in Swabi 7
8 Mardan varsity to offer admissions on self-finance basis 7
9 Land dispute claims two lives in Swabi 6
10 Political activists stage protest, seek action against PTI MNA, workers 6
11 Haider Hoti says Imran, others creating anarchy in country 6
12 MNA booked after clash at Mardan police station 10
13 FIR against PTI MNA, six others lodged in Mardan 10
14 Picnickers throng Kund Park 10
15 Seven killed during Eid days in Mardan 7
16 Robbers loot retired professor in Mardan 16
17 PML-N MPA's kidnappers hail from Mardan's Eisa group 19
18 Tobacco growers flay companies for rejecting crop 9
19 Development schemes to be tendered 11
20 Tripartite alliance to issue white paper 27
21 Silted up Tarbela Dam loses charm for visitors 32
22 Haider Hoti demands Geo transmission restoration 27
23 Action sought against private ‘interest-based’ businesses 26
24 Row with son Senator Hoti approaches 23
25 NAB arrested one private person in Ex- DPO Mardan case 27
26 Lawyer gunned down in Mardan 27
27 1,000-year-old village discovered in Mardan 34
28 Six injured in clash over drinking water in Swabi 28
29 Exploding generator kills woman, son 29
30 Two killed in Mardan cylinder blast 28
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