The historical city of Charsadda is in the northeast of Peshawar at a distance of 28km. Its old name was Pushkalavati. Pushkalavati is mentioned in the sacred Ramayan- a book of Hindus. Pushkalavati was the capital of the Gandara civilization from the 6th century B.C to the 2nd century A.D.
Pushkalavati Museum in Charsadda will give you awareness of this historic city. A Ghani Dheri Museum related to the famous poet, artist, and philosopher Abdul Ghani Khan is in the Ghani Dheri town at a distance of 15 minutes drive from Charsadda.