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Chitral Fort

Chitral Fort

Chitral Fort situated at the bank of Chitral River remains the seat of the mehtar's descendents. The fort was constructed by the 'Mehtars' or princes of the Katoor dynasty.      The ornate building up [...]

Posted On : May, 23 2013 | Comments : 0

Kot Diji Fort, Khairpur Sindh

Kot Diji Fort, Khairpur Sindh

Kot Diji Fort is situated on Rohri Hills in Khairpur District, Sindh. It is near Kot Diji Town on National Highway about 40 km before Khairpur.   The fort was built by Mir Sohrab Khan Talpur in 1785-1795 AD.   [...]

Posted On : Jul, 22 2012 | Comments : 0

Fort Mir Chakar Khan, Sibi

Mir Chakar Fort is situated in Sibi (a city at a distance of 160 km south east of Quetta). The fort was constructed by Mir Chakar Khan Rind in 15th century. Mir Chakar Khan Rind also known as Meer Chakar Khan or Chakar-i-Azam was a we [...]

Posted On : Jun, 22 2012 | Comments : 1

Fort Munro, Dera Ghazi Khan

Fort Munro, Dera Ghazi Khan

Fort Munro is a hill station in Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab. It is around 85 km from the city in Sulaiman Mountain Range at Punjab border connecting to Balochistan. The height of hill station is around 6,470 feet above sea level. &nbs [...]

Posted On : Jun, 22 2012 | Comments : 0

Attock Fort

  Attock fort is situated 110 km west of Islamabad on Grand Trunk Road (G.T Road) near a small town Attock Khurd in Punjab.   The fort was built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar in year 1581-1583.   Attock [...]

Posted On : Jun, 07 2012 | Comments : 0

Kharphocho Fort, Skardu

Kharphocho Fort, Skardu

The great Kharpocho Fort was built by Ali Sher Khan Anchan who ruled Skardu (1560 – 1625 AD).   The Fort Kharpocho, meaning King of Forts is situated on a hill overlooking the town.      Location [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Shigar Fort

Shigar Fort

Shigar Fort, located on the route to the world’s second highest mountain K-2. It is also known as Fong-Khar, which in the local language means the “Palace on the Rock”. The complex at Shigar comprises the 400-year [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Khaplu Fort

Khaplu Fort

103 Km east of Skardu Town is the 2nd largest kingdom of old Baltistan having its administrative capital KHAPLU. It gurads the trade route to Ladakh along the Shyok river.   The town is a base for trekking into the Hushe val [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Altit Fort, Hunza

Altit Fort, Hunza

Altit is one of the oldest settlements of Hunza valley. It is the birth place of Hunza Kingdom.  The Altit Fort was constructed by artisans from Baltistan who accompanied the wife of Mir Ayasho II during 1540s A.D.   [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 1

Lahore Fort

Lahore Fort

Lahore Fort is located at a prominent place in the northwest corner of the Walled City. The castle is spread over approximately 50 acres and is trapezoidal in form.  A mud fort existed here in 1021, when Mahmud of Ghazni inva [...]

Posted On : Jun, 04 2012 | Comments : 0

Baltit Fort - Karimabad

Baltit Fort - Karimabad

Baltit Fort or Balti Fort is an ancient fort in the Hunza valley in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. In former times survival of the feudal regimes of Hunza was ensured by the impressive Baltit fort, that sit on top of Karimabad. The fou [...]

Posted On : Apr, 11 2012 | Comments : 1

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

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

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