Voyage Planners offer best and luxurious Peshawar Tours for friends, family, and groups. Peshawar is the capital of Khyber-Pukhtunkhuwa and is a place subcontinent and Central Asia meets. It is perhaps the oldest city in Asia. No other city is quite older then Peshawar. The walls of the Bazaar is like an American Wild West movie customized as a Bible epic.
The population of Peshawar in 1998 was 2,026,851, whereas the cities annual growth is estimated at 3.29% per year. According to the 2017 census, the population is 1,970,042, and Peshawar is considered as the sixth largest city of Pakistan.
The Peshawar history is connected with the history of the subcontinent. The region was known as Purusapura in Sanskrit, meaning “city of men”.
It was also mentioned in the Zend Avesta as Vaekarata, the seventh most beautiful place on the Earth. The primal major city which was established in Peshawar was known as Purusapura, from which the current name ”Peshawar” is derived and it was the western capital of Gandhara Mahajanapada. In ancient times, the Gandhara state has occupied the vale of Peshawar and the nearby areas.
The Muslim rule was first brought to the region by the Turks, whose ruler was, Sebuktigin, took control over Peshawar in 988 A.D. The North West Frontier Province was then created in 1901. After Pakistan get independence, this region then becomes a separate province of Pakistan.
Famous Foods in Peshawar
Peshawar Famous Foods list is enormous its pretty hard to select the best spot as this city is just full of amazing traditional food. Still, we tried hard to get the best and most important ones to visit, Here are some of the Peshawar Famous Foods places.