Thursday, December 14, 2023

Rohri: A City of History, Culture, and Archaeology

Rohri is a city of Sukkur District, Sindh province, Pakistan. It is located on the east bank of the Indus River, across from Sukkur, the third largest city in Sindh1 Rohri has a long history dating back to the 5th century BCE, when it was founded by Raja Dhaj and ruled by the Ror dynasty
It was also the capital of the Sauvira Kingdom, an important trading center in early Buddhist literature.

 Rohri is known for its archaeological sites, especially the Paleolithic sites of the Rohri Hills, where chert tools and blades were manufactured and used by the Harappan culture.

The Rohri Hills are also home to the Sateen Jo Aastan shrine, the Lansdowne Bridge, and the Ayub Bridge, which are some of the landmarks of the city.

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