3000 YO city, remains of Alexander the Great found in Pakistan

Peshawar: A 3000-year-old city believed to be the remains of Alexander the Great have been discovered by archeologists experts from Pakistan and Italy in the northwest Pakistan.

According to experts, the city believed to be Bazeera – a walled city and a fort was constructed by Alexander after he came to Swat along with his army in 326 BC and defeated the opponents in a battle at Odigram area, News18 reports.

The discovery was made in Barikot Tehsil of Swat District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province which is famous for 5,000 years old civilisation and its artifacts.

The archeologists have also found find traces of Hindu temples, coins, stupa, pots and weapons of that period.

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Before Alexander came to the region, the followers of Indo-Greek, budhmat, Hindu Shahi and Muslims had lived in the city.

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