Grand Trunk Road

major road in Asia

The Grand Trunk Road (commonly abbreviated to GT Road) is one of South Asia's oldest and longest major roads. For several centuries, it has linked the eastern and western regions of the Indian subcontinent, running from Bengal, across north Republic of India, into Peshawar in Pakistan.

Grand Trunk Road
Route information
Length1,600 mi (2,500 km)
ExistedAntiquity–present
Major junctions
East endChittagong, Bangladesh
West endKabul, Afghanistan

It was built by Sher Shah Suri and is also known as "Sadak E Sher Shah" named after him.

GT Road above The River Jhelum