Manthal Buddha Rock, Skardu

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  • If you happen to have spare time do pass by. Or if you happen to have special interest in Buddhism visit can be justified.  more »
  • Worth a quick stop, bu not super spectacular. Amazing to think about the Buddhist history of this region, however.  more »
  • Not worth making effort but its inside city and have a lot of history behind it, was 5 minutes away from where where we stayed, kids had fun we just visited rock with a Buddha image in it...  more »
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  • Manthal Buddha Rock is a large granite rock on which picture of Buddha has engraved which probably dates back to 8 century. This rock is located in Manthal village of Skardu city. Buddha Rock is one of the most important relics of Buddhism in Skardu. It's about 3 kilometers from Sadpara Road. Sadpara road will lead to Satpara Lake. Before arrival of Islam in the region of Gilgit-Baltistan the majority of the people were Buddhist and they had engraved the Buddha on many rock pieces. This Buddha carving was not known to the world till beginning of 20th century due to its remote location. In 1906 the Scottish traveler Ella Christie wrote a book on her journey to the Western Tibet and featured the carving in her book which gave it an international attention. Since then the government has taken many steps to preserve this monument and it is visited by tourists who visit the Skardu city.
  • Manthal Budha rock tell the History ' of Buddhism in Baltistan. This rock is located in Manthal village of Skardu Town, Gilgit-Baltistan. Manthal Buddha Rock is a large granite rock on which picture of Buddha has engraved which probably dates back to 8 century. Buddha Rock is one of the most important relics of Buddhism in Skardu.
  • Ancient Buddhism in Pakistan manthal skardu baltisthan Manthal Rock (Buddhist inscriptions), Skardu.JPG Manthal Buddha Rock (Urdu: منٹھل چٹان‎) is a large granite rock on which picture of Buddha has engraved which probably dates back to 8 century. This rock is located in Manthal villageof Skardu Town, in Pakistan. Buddha Rock is one of the most important relics of Buddhism in Skardu. It's about 3 kilometers from Sadpara Road. Sadpara road will lead to Satpara Lake. History Edit Manthal Rock (Buddhist inscriptions), Skardu, Mix view. Before arrival of Islam in the region of Gilgit-Baltistan the majority of the people were Buddhist and they had engraved the Buddha on many rock pieces. This Buddha carving was not known to the world till beginning of 20th century due to its remote location. In 1906 the Scottish traveler Ella Christie wrote a book on her journey to the Western Tibet and featured the carving in her book which gave it an international attention.
  • Its very good place it should be protected by govt as well as other people who are visiting this unique asset of the nation.
  • Manthal Buddha Rock is a large granite rock on which picture of Buddha has engraved which probably dates back to 8th or 9th century. It belongs to Indus valley civilization. It was a Bronze age civilization. Buddha Rock is one of the most important relics of Buddhism in Skardu

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