Jul 27, 2014

Besham City KPK

Besham is small and a beautiful town located in  District Shangla, KPK, Pakistan. Although the city is not a big city in term of the area but due to its geographical location, the city has got popularity.
The Karakoram Highway which connects Pakistan with China passes from this city. Another unique feature of the city is; it is the only city in Pakistan whose shops and restaurants are remained open for 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Even at 3 AM, you will find people walking and doing business on the Karakoram highway, all the shops, hotels, motels, and restaurants are along the KKH transecting the city from south to north. 

The shops of the city are famous for the indigenous and Chinese products. In summer the city is visited by the hundred of thousands of local and international visitors heading to Gilgit-Baltistan and China. One can visit the beautiful Swat Valley from this panoramic city.
Vehicles going ahead to Gilgit-Baltistan make a stop at the Besham city. You can find different kinds of hotels and restaurants providing ranging services depending on the charges. The Indus River flows downstream bisecting the city's two sides.  A stream flowing down from the Swat area falls in the Indus Rive at the Besham City bisecting the two parts of the bazaar. The two sides of the bazaar are connected by an RCC bridge on the stream. 


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