Grand Trunk Road sites
The Sites along the Grand Trunk Road represent a British colonial road system connecting Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Parts of this cultural and trade route already existed in earlier periods, from the 4rd century BC on, hence the three other names for it. The propsoal includes 93 locations.
Map of Grand Trunk Road sitesLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
Gurmeet Sangha Rai
CRCI (India) Pvt Ltd, a consultancy firm that specialises in cultural heritage conservation and management is in the process of preparing a conservation and a tourism development plan for the historic sites on the Badshahi Sadak in Punjab. A website dedicated to this part of the road and its heritage sites www.thegtroad.com has been designed by CRCI . The site has information on the Mughal period heritage along the road in Punjab. The work is under progress .
Includes former TWHS Sites along the Badshahi Marg - The Grand Trunk Road (2014)
Includes former TWHS Akbar's Tomb, Sikandara (1985-1994) and its predecessor Sikandra - Akbar's tomb (1981)
2015 Added to Tentative List
As 'Sites along the Badshahi Marg - The Grand Trunk Road': includes former TWHS Tomb of Sher Shah Suri, Sasaram, Bihar (1998)
The site has 92 locations