Names and locations of archaeological sites in Islamabad

There are a total of 38 archaeological sites having been explored in the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT).

S# Name Sub-period
1 Rawal Dam Mound Kushan Period
2 Mohra Malhar Graveyard Mughal Period
3 Said Pur Temple Complex Sikh Period
4 Rawal Dam Temple Colonial/British Period
5 Kuri Baradari Colonial/British Period
6 British Army Memorial Colonial/British Period
7 Saqa Mound Kushan Period
8 Ancient Well (Saqa) Kushan Period
9 Ancient Ruined Mosque Colonial/British Period
10 Nogazi Mound Kushan Period
11 Rock Shelter (Mohrian) Mesolithic
12 Ancient Well (Mohrian) Colonial/British Period
13 Jamia Mosque, Kuri Mughal Period
14 Dhok Lashura Mound Kushan Period
15 Pehunt Mound-I Kushan Period
16 Pehunt Mound-II Kushan Period
17 Mohrian Mound-I Kushan Period
18 Mohrian Mound-II Kushan Period
19 Chhaper Mound-I Kushan Period
20 Chhaper Mound-II Kushan Period
21 Rehara Mosque Mughal Period
22 Rehara Mound Mughal Period
23 Kuri Mound Kushan Period
24 Chang Well Mughal Period
25 Golra Railway Station Colonial/British Period
26 Golra Sharif Temple Colonial/British Period
27 Sector G-12 Pond Colonial/British Period
28 Chattar Shrines Early Islamic Period
29 Tumair Rock Shelter Paleolithic
30 Facto Cement Factory Monastery Kushan Period
31 Ban Faqira Water Tank Kushan Period
32 Zinda Wali Bethak or Bari Imam Bethak Early Islamic Period
33 Rock Shelter G-13 Paleolithic
34 Rock Shelter Rawal Lake Paleolithic
35 Malpur Kushan Period
36 Shrine of Hazrat Bari Imam (R.A) Mughal Period
37 Shrine of Meher Ali Shah (Golra Sharif Other
38 Sangjani Tunnel Colonial/British Period


During the previous government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Rs 27,912,554 were pent on the refurbishment, maintenance, preservation and restoration of three archaeological sites including Ban Faqiran Stupa near Shah Allah Ditta Caves (Rs 4,000,000), Shah Allah Ditta Caves (Rs 432,000), and Rewat Fort.

The Rewat Fort is an on-going project and will be completed in June 2024. The total cost of the project is Rs 71,500,000 and upto April 2022, the amount of Rs 23,480,554 were spent on it.



Note: The above information was shared by the Minister for National Heritage and Culture Division with the National Assembly on July 27, 2022 in reply to a question by MNA Tahira Aurangzeb.

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