Blogs Posts in Forts / Palaces category; 19 blog posts

Kalan Kot Fort or Kalakot Fort

Kalan Kot Fort or Kalakot Fort

Kalan Kot Fort (Old name Tughlikabad) was built probably in 14th century along with Thatta. Sámúí deserves notice from the attempt which has been made to establish it as the celebrated Minnagara of the ancient geograp [...]

Posted On : Jan, 10 2012 | Comments : 0

Noor Mahal - Bahawalpur.

Noor Mahal - Bahawalpur.

The Noor Mahal is a palace in Bahawalpur, Pakistan. It was built in 1872 like an Italian chateau on neoclassical lines, at a time when modernism had set in. It belonged to the Nawab of Bahawalpur princely state, during British Raj. H [...]

Posted On : Jan, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Rohtas Fort

Rohtas Fort

Rohtas Fort is a garrison fort built by the great Afghan king Sher Shah Suri. This fort is about 4 km in circumference and the first example of the successful amalgamation of Pashtun and Hindu architecture in the Indian Subcontinent. [...]

Posted On : Jan, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Ranikot - Largest Fort in the World.

Ranikot - Largest Fort in the World.

Ranikot Fort. Located about 30 km southwest of Sann, in the Kirthar Range, approximately 120 kms from Hyderabad Toll Plaza and 262 kms form Karachi. It is one of the largest forts in the world.  It has an approximate diameter of 9 [...]

Posted On : Jan, 05 2012 | Comments : 0

Derawar Fort

Derawar Fort

The Derawar For is a very large fortress which can be seen from many miles away from the Cholistan Desert which is located in Bahawalpur, Pakistan. There are a total of forty bastion and the walls have a circumference of 1500 meters and a [...]

Posted On : Dec, 31 2011 | Comments : 0

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