Round Stupa (Taxila)

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Dr. Muhammad Kashif Ali
published on 24 June 2015

Sirkap is a Greek style city of Gandhara once the Indian Subcontinent and modern Pakistan in Taxila (Punjab-Pakistan). Sirkap city was built in 2nd Century BCE by Greco-Bactrian ruler. The Round stupa of Sirkap is remarkable historical monument of Buddhism. It is situated in north-east of the ancient Greek city.

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About the Author

Dr. Muhammad Kashif Ali
Ethno-historian focusing in mountain communities of Pakistan like Kalasha, Kho, Shin, Hunzakut, Balti etc, teaching history in university and PhD in ethno-history of the Kalasha people of Chitral-Pakistan.

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Ali, D. M. K. (2015, June 24). Round Stupa (Taxila). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Ali, Dr. Muhammad Kashif. "Round Stupa (Taxila)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 24, 2015.

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Ali, Dr. Muhammad Kashif. "Round Stupa (Taxila)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Jun 2015. Web. 03 Feb 2023.