Tourist and travel guide of Taxila
In Taxila you can visit places like Taxila Excavations, Taxila Museum or Taxila
Other user descriptions
Taksila is an important archaeological site in Pakistan containing the ruins of the Gandhara city and school Taksashila (also Takkasila or Taxila) an important center of Hindu and Buddhist teaching from the V century. C. the second century. C.. Today, Taksila is located in the region of Islamabad Capital Territory, northwest of Rawalpindi, on the border of Punjab, about 30 kilometers west-northwest of Islamabad. According to the Mahabharata epic text (third century BC. Approx.), The legendary Pandava princes took to the Naga tribe, led by King Taksaka ('carpenter') - Khandava forest (the area of the present Delhi) and Kurukshetra (140 km north of Delhi). Then the Naga tribe traveled north to Gandhara, where they lived in the village of Taksashilá. Several decades later, Pariksit (mythical, heir of the Pandava brothers) ended up ruling in Taksashilá. Pariksit was killed by Taksaka. The son of Pariksit, Yanam Eyaiá nagas performed genocide to exterminate them, until he was persuaded by the young scholar Astika.