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Its a good study

Must see, the drawings are still very clear and show various wildlife, humans etc. If you are into... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Interesting piece of history but doesn't appear original

Directions: Move from Aliabad to Khunjarab side and these are located at your left hand side hardly... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Haldeikish ~ the sacred carvings on the rocks are located near Karimabad, Hunza on main KKH. This site is on KKH therfore no separte visit is required however it is advisable if road signs are erected atleast one KM or 500ms ahead of the site...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Must see, the drawings are still very clear and show various wildlife, humans etc. If you are into archeology then you must see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shahmurai
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Directions: Move from Aliabad to Khunjarab side and these are located at your left hand side hardly about 2-3 Kms from the turn to Karimabad. Very accessible road and location. Value: The sign boards at the site aren't very helpful. I wasn't able to locate...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Zia_Khan
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Right next to the Karakoram Highway (!), you will see this jumble of rocks with lots of inscriptions and graffiti. Frankly, it is hard to tell one from the other. I'm sure these inscriptions are very significant and historically important, but there seems to be...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank DirkW107
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Seriously, I'm not directly blaming anyone in particular but, WTF? You can't tell me some of these rocks weren't "accidentally" damaged building the Karakorum HIghway. These are incredible. If you can get your control-obsessed brother in law to pull over for a few minutes, well...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Craig N
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful ancient drawings on rocks can be clearly seen. I had a bit of trouble getting up the slope due to my slippery sandals . But once you're up there, you will be able to see the beautiful river.. its more to the right of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sue-Samad
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The carvings on the rock dates back to the 1st Millennium AD. The rock is on a top of a hill which lies in east to the Hunza River.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank afshan m
Reviewed 11 April 2017

a must visit place. we followed a group of thai tourist and realized why they come here. the markings are almost as clear as the ones in france and tells the travels and the deities that the locals worshiped before the arrival of islam

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank pakistanitraveller
Reviewed 14 February 2017

As you cross karimabad area, 4 rocks situated on the road side are considered as sacred rocks. However the rocks are altered with many carvings, and honestly i didn't found the markings for which they are considered important. So may be an expert in history...More

Date of experience: February 2017
4  Thank Saeeduddin
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The carvings on the rocks are located near Karimabad, Hunza. One doesn't need to plan a separate visit as these rocks are just located next to Karakoram Highway. These rocks have carving dating back to pre-historic times and also of the recent Budhist era up...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank flyfisher66
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