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" A glance from the Past "

Qissa Khawani means the Bazar of the story tellers,in the past there use to be inns in this... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
jalilahmed80
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Peshawar, Pakistan
An old bazaar with no cafes.....

There is nothing to make one feel nostalgic of early 19th or 20th century in this busiest road. In... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Sobia A
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This is one of Peshawar's best known market areas.
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Peshawar, Pakistan
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Qissa Khawani means the Bazar of the story tellers,in the past there use to be inns in this bazar,when traders & travelers coming from central Asian republics use to stay.The story tellers tells stories to the traders to entertain them.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

There is nothing to make one feel nostalgic of early 19th or 20th century in this busiest road. In history it's quoted as the story tellers bazaar with merchants from all over Asia selling spices, silks, carpets, gold, silver etc. With plenty of black tea...More

1  Thank Sobia A
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The Bazar is as usual a great rushy place like others thick papulation cities of Pakistan,How ever a must visit place

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

It was famous for qahwa along with storey mentors in old times. People used to sit here to enjoy the tea and intersting stories till late nights. ..it's bazaar or market has historic value in peshawar city. .however university road market diluted it's value in...More

1  Thank Naveed A
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Qissa Khawani Bazaar is a place which travelers must visit, because of it's historical background, Qissa Khawani means the Bazaar of Story Tellers, in the older times there use to be professional story tellers, caravan arriving from different central Asian states staying in the inns,...More

2  Thank shaikhmansoor2002
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

It's real heart of peshawar You can enjoy great food here Especially try falooda and tea here Also good for spices

2  Thank Kifayat U
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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Qissa khawani is the place where Karwans from central Asia and India used to stay as they travelled for business purposes. This is the oldest and famous Bazar of Peshawar.it is just inside old Kabuli gate. The story tellers used to tell stories to their...More

1  Thank Israr A
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

The Bazaar is located in old Peshawar and within walking distance of Bala Hisar Fort, Qasim Khan Mosque, Chritali Bazaar, Chowk Yadgar (Square of Rememberence), Mahabat Khan`s Mosque,Khyber Bazaar and Cunningham Clock Tower. Street food is available from early morning till late night. Peshawar is...More

1  Thank Kevin C
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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

the bazar of story tellers never sleeps and always a center of tradition, culture and social gathering Still the poeple gossip around with friends sitting on closed shop tharas till late night The only place in kpk where u can enjoy a variety of all...More

Thank Khalil A
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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

A place where in earlier time , the people would come and discuss their experiences with green tea or qahwa. Now a little of those places are there but it's a huge centre of business. People from all walks of life visit it. Must see...More

Thank TanvirAhmad
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