Takht-I-Bahi (additionally spelled Takht Bahi, Takht Bhai or Takh Bay) is a Parthian archeological site in Mardan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It was initial a Zoroastrian complex which, after the later appearance of Buddhism, was then changed over into a Buddhist ascetic complex. It is dated to the first century BCE.The complex is viewed by archeologists as being especially illustrative of the engineering of Buddhist religious focuses from its era.It was recorded as an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980.
The word Takht-I-Bahi may have various clarifications. Neighborhood accepts that site got its name from two wells on the slope or the springs close by. In Persian, Takht signifies “top” or “honored position” while bahi signifies “spring” or “water”. At the point when consolidated together its significance is Spring from the Top or High Spring, and there were two springs on the highest point of mountains. Another importance proposed is Throne of Origin.
The remains are situated around 15 kilometers from Mardan in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province.A little strengthened city, dating from a similar time, sits nearby.The ruins additionally sit close to a cutting edge town known by the equivalent name.It is situated around 500 feet on the little slope and around 2 km from town bazar.The encompassing zone is popular for sugar stick, wheat, maize, vegetable, and plantation development.