Rani ghat

Rani Ghat

Rani Ghat is one of the oldest Gandhara Archaeological site in District Swabi.The site containing the ruins of the Buddissm Queen of the time.The Queen was nature loving,helping poors and better establishment.The people at that time were mostly Formers and having a kind of small business with other states.Rani Ghat was the place where the Queen pray to God and almost lives there.Now a days Rani Ghat (ruins) attract tourists to study the origin of Buddhism,specially Japanese are involved with Rani Ghat ruins.The NGO of SHEWA EDUCATIONAL SOCIAL WORKERES ASSOCIATION built the site with the Financial help of JAPANESE RESEARCH.

‘Rani’ is a Hindi word that means ‘Queen’ while ‘gat’ is a Pashto word which means a ‘huge rock’. The remains of the valley, which owes its name to the huge standing rock on the top of the mountain that shoulders the ruins, can be seen from far off areas of the district.

According to the archeologists, Ranigat, a developed state, remained the center of Buddhist art and culture for centuries.

Ranigat, belonging to the period of first-sixth century AD and protected under the Antiquities Act 1975, has been a celebrated part of folklore – songs and stories of which still echo from the coffee-hued ruins in Totalai in the Buner District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

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