archaeological site of the ancient Indian subcontinent, at Taxila, Punjab, Pakistan

Taxila is an ancient town in Punjab, Taxila Tehsil, Pakistan. At one time, it was also part of the Indo-Greek Kingdom.

It is famous today because of a museum of Buddhist antiques nearby. There are also some old ruins of the Gandhara Buddhist civilization there. Another famous place near this town is the Nicholson Memorial a monument in memory of a British officer John Nicholson.