Glimpse from Abbotabad city and Cantt area
Abbotabad is a popular summer destination. It is located approximately 162 km from Mardan city. Abbotabad is a gateway to almost all the beautiful picturesque places in Pakistan. One can approach to Galliat, Northern areas from Abbotabad. One can go to Hunza, gilgit, skardu and Indus Kohistan of the Karakoram range.Through Abbotabad, one can easily reach to swat, swati kohistan, Dir and Chitral of the Hindukush range along with Naran, saiful Muluk, shogran, babusar pass of the Himalayan range.Neelum and Jhelum valley of Azad Kashmir can also be approached through Abbotabad.
Pakistan Military Academy enhances the beauty of this valley. The cadets after completion of their training get posting in different parts of the country.
Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education of Abbotabad islocated in"Nawan Sheher", a small town in Abbotabad. Abbotabad has high standard of educational institutions. Ayub Medical College is located on mansehra road and one medical college for females is situated near Nawan Seher on Thandyani road.