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The Butkara Stupa (Pashto: بت کړه سټوپا) is an important Buddhist stupa near Mingora, in the area of Swat, Pakistan. It may have been built by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka, but it is generally dated slightly later to the 2nd century BCE.
بت کړہ سټوپا
|Founded||2nd century BCE|
The stupa was enlarged on five occasions during the following centuries, every time by building over, and encapsulating, the previous structure.