White Palace Marghazar is the only breathtaking location in the Swat district thatís situated at a distance of around 12 km from the city of Mingora. Not only do tourists visit Marghazar for its natural beauty and pleasant weather but also to visit the historic White Palace (1941), built during the era of Swat state.
After the White Palace was constructed on the directives of the founder of modern Swat state, Miangul Abdul Wadood also known as Badshah Sahab, Marghazar became the capital of Swat state during summer season. Even today, after seven decades, White Palace remains an attraction for tourists.
The Palace doesnít just look beautiful in summer; even during winter it remains enchanting especially after snowfall. Also read: Swat's White Palace: Cut from the same stone as the Taj Mahal