Peshawar, in the north, is the capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is the biggest city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and is relatively prosperous as compared to the areas in the north that also include the tribal areas of Pakistan. It is also a cultural and economic hub of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the hustle and bustle here is an all-time high. The city’s peculiarity is its food and tourism as it is one of the oldest cities of Pakistan with a recorded history that dates back to 539 BC. Being the gateway to some of the spectacular areas in the North, it is one of the lively cities in Pakistan.
The real sector has rapidly been booming in Peshawar owing to the facilities and huge demand of people. A few decades back from today this city was not that popular neither among the investors nor among the masses as a residential place but with time as other facilities in the city became got fast-paced, living options here got brighter and more promising. Being in the gateway to the most spectacular villages in the north it got the attention of the government to develop it to boost tourism and owing to the rapid governmental work in infrastructure and other amenities paved the way for the real sector to thrive.
There are many areas where you can find flats for rent as well as for sale. Some of the areas where you can find flats in Peshawar are given below.
Peshawar is a historic city that has numerous well-known recreational sites in its lap. It had been a gateway to Afghanistan in the past. From Mughals to British, everyone has been hosted by this city and that is enough to say that when it becomes a frequent resident and passageway to many emperors and rulers than obviously other facilities with time become requisite and that is why it has been developed in every era into a developed and history-rich city.
Some of the well-known sites which are equally famous in the country are given below:
The old city center embraces some of the spectacular sites like Qissa Khwani Bazaar, Bazar-e-Kalan, Clock Tower Square, Chowk Yadgar, Tehsil Gorgathri, Mohabbat Khan Mosque, Sunehri Masjid (Sadar), Peshawar Museum, Khyber Bazar. Moreover, for recreational purposes, Peshawar offers myriad options like Khalid Bin Waleed Park, Shahi Bagh, Wazir Gagh, to name a few. Also the Namak Mandi, Khyber Bazar have all that you ask for in terms of traditional taste. The acclaimed "Kulfa" can be gotten to from Qissa Khwani Bazar in the long periods of April to Sept consistently when there is the blistering climate in the city.
it is quite possibly the most notable spots of Peshawar. The word Bala Hisar is from Persian, signifying, "raised or high fortification". Famous student of history, Dr A.H. Dani in his book "Peshawar-Historic City of Frontier" composes that when Hiuen Tsang, a Chinese explorer, visited Peshawar in 630 AD, he talked of a "royal residence” where entry of outsiders was allowed unless you know someone. But later it was opened for the public and now a huge crowd gathers here to witness this historic fort. Additionally, Sethi Houses and Ghor Khutree are also a site to be visited.
Ghanta Ghar (Clock Tower): The check-in this pinnacle is one among the pair (second one in England) introduced by the U.K's. Queen Elizabeth.
Mahabat Khan Mosque: Mahabat Khan, said to be established by the governor of Peshawar in 1630 AD during the rule of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan (the leader of the Mughal Empire in India from 1628 until 1658)
Islamia College: it is one of the oldest educational institutions situated in the city of Peshawar. It was opened on October first, 1913 as a constituent school of the University of Peshawar by Sir Sahibzada Abdul Qayum Khan and Sir George Roos-Keppel. In spite of the fact that its name recommends it to be some sort of a religious institution, it's anything but a university like others where secular education is imparted. It essentially teaches arts, humanities and sciences.
Peshawar Museum: it is one of the places where you would witness a throng of people. The hours Mon.- Sat. 9-16 in winter (first Oct - 31st March); Mon.- Sat. 8:30-17:00 (first April - 31st September). The history buffs take special interest in such places where there is much to know about ancient history.
University of Peshawar: built in 1950 AD. The primary aim of the institution id to accomplish greatness in undergrad and graduate training, research and public assistance. The University gives predominant and far-reaching instructive freedoms at the baccalaureate through doctoral and uncommon expert instructive levels. Being one of the oldest, it preserves its essence and has contributed in producing brilliant minds.
Hayatabad: it is a rich neighborhood of Peshawar, renowned for its retail plazas.
Lastly, having stated in length about this magnificent city, there is still much left to be talked about. This is probably the best of options that one should consider for living. Flats here are available in an affordable rate as compared to other cities in the country. Apart from availing of the facilities available in this city, you can also travel in every weekend to the nearby areas like Chitral and Swat that are known for their exotic natural scenes. A history buff with a good taste for good would definitely prefer this city to others because it is undoubtedly unparalleled in this regard.