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Chowk Yadgar

Center of the Old City, Peshawar, Pakistan
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A historic place!

A historic attraction surrounded by many many local shops. Very crowded area. Good for locals who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saad A
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Not in good shape

This was a historic place in Peshawar. Centre of many political gatherings. But unfortunately it’s... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Israr A
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Center of the Old City, Peshawar, Pakistan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A historic attraction surrounded by many many local shops. Very crowded area. Good for locals who want to shop. Good for forefingers who want to see local markets. Nothing special though cause it is very unorganized and not that clean as well.

Thank Saad A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a historic place in Peshawar. Centre of many political gatherings. But unfortunately it’s face and original shape was destroyed in name of renovation. It is a congested place now. With rain there is stagnant water all around. There is encroachment from the traders...More

Thank Israr A
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This square is built by rulers of Peshawar during their era.This place is surrounded by many bazars.

1  Thank jalilahmed80
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Peshawar has or perhaps had the status of gateway to Central Asia once upon a time, the landmark roundabout of city Chowk Yadgar... has completely lost its original traces. It is now the most congested routes of the town with a night food street at...More

Thank Sobia A
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

This memorial square (Chauk Yadgar) is the city centre where one can find every thing from needle to camel. One can have the Peshawari Tikka (mutton, beef and chicken) from the food street nearby, fish, quail, sparrow, all sorts of fresh vegetables and fruit on...More

2  Thank jamshed46
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

a place in the mid of old city just flank to famous clock tower A place where political leaders used to hold big rallies Currently in pathetic conditions due artechitectural fault and Sherpaos corruption

Thank Khalil A
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Chowk Yadgar is the center and business hub of Peshawar.You can find anything here. money exchange,gold and jewelry, gemstones, spices,tea and what not.

Thank Khaleequzaman K
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

This square (Chowk Yadgaar) is a busy place of the city. Lot of old buildings around. Gold Street (Sarafa Bazar), Peepal Mandi etc. are nearby. Once this was the Hyde Park of Peshawar but old icon was demolished.

Thank KamranTG1974
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

I visted this place few months back and find it very nice. It has been historical piece of peshawar city and well maintined still.

Thank Ejazhussain2015
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

this place is one of the largest business center of Peshawar...but it is better to see it just in pictures ,,,never waste your time to visit this place ,,,at day time a lot of people and vehicle rush here ...dust all around ...nothing interesting .....

1  Thank Naveed A
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