A Palace near Sirkap, Taxila
This palace (or a monastery) is located 1 KM. south of the ancient Greek city of Sirkap on top of a small hillock. There is a large Stupa outside (Pic. 2) and the palace is constructed on the same pattern that we see at Jaulian Monastery and also at Mohra Murado Monastery. This is why I am not too sure whether itâ€™s a palace or a monastery? The outer wall of this place is made of larger stones (Pic. 4) and the front gate is opposite to the Stupa. Inside we have chambers on all four sides a pool of water at the center perhaps for ritual washing. Unlike Sirkap this place is not maintained at all and completely abandoned.
From SirkapA large Stupa.
From SirkapInside of the palace or a monastery with a pool of water at the center surrounded by small rooms on all four sides.
From SirkapThe outer wall of the palace made of bigger stones compared to Jaulian or Mohra Murado.