MOUND AGROHA

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Location : Agroha, Haryana.
District : Hissar.
Significance : Archaeological Site.


Mound AgrohaAgroha remained an important centre of commerce and political activity till the period of Feroze Shah Tughluq as it was situated on the ancient trade route between Taxila and Mathura. Earlier excavations proved the potentiality of the site and its ancient name 'Agrodaka', headquarters of a Janapada.

The Agroha mound goes back to the 3rd century BC and is where Harappan coins were discovered apart from stone sculptures, terracotta seals, iron and copper implements, shells and a host of other things.

Recent excavations have yielded five cultural periods ranging from circa fourth century to fourteenth century AD. The excavations have also revealed two ancient shrines namely a Buddhist stupa and a Hindu temple.

How To Get There
Air: The nearest airport is at Delhi.
Rail: the nearest railway junction is at Adampur.
Road: The bus station is at Agroha.



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