Thursday, September 15, 2016

Forts in Pakistan

Forts In Pakistan


There are many forts in Pakistan with amazing history, amazing location and one of the beautiful places of Pakistan.
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Islamic Republic of Pakistan located in South Asia and tourist found the large number of forts in Pakistan. Forts has great historical significance. Great forts build (mostly built in Mughal's era) for protection of inside the city as well make luxury for royal people.


Lahore Fort (Shahi Fort)

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Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila Lahore)

The Lahore Fort locally call as Shahi Qila by the local people. It's located northwest corner of wall city of LahoreThe Lahore Fort (shahi fort) was build from 1556 to 1605 during the Mughal Emperor AkbarLahore Fort repair work is done in all periods. It's also the part of UNESCO World Heritage Site around 1980's. The Lahore Fort was captured in Sikh era by the Raghunathrao ruler. Diwan-e-AamSheesh MahalMoti MasjidKhwabgah and many others are the famous places in this fort.

Mohatta Palace


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Mohatta Palace Karachi

Famous fort "The Mohatta Palace" located in KarachiProvince of Sindh, PakistanThe Mohatta Palace was build by Shivratan Chandraratan Mohatta (Hindu Marwari businessman) from Rajasthan (from modern day) in India about 1927. Mohtta Palace was constructed by a famous architecture Agha Ahmed HussainThe Mohatta Palace (luxurious home) was build at the area of 18500 sq-ft. The rich royal residence is based on various levels with many rooms and halls. The purpose of the Mohatta Palace of summer home for Mohatta FamilyMohatta Family had to left this luxury palace for India (pak-indo separation) in 1947. later on, in 1995, Government of Sindh purchased it for conversion into museum, devoted for arts of Pakistan.

Baltit Fort (Hunza Fort)

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Baltit Fort Hunza

Balti Fort famous as Baltit Fort is an historic fort located in Hunza ValleyProvince of Gilgit BaltistanBaltit Fort has become the part of UNESCO World Heritage since 2004. The impressive Hunza Fort was built for the survival of feudal regime of Hunza in past. The Baltit Fort is situated on a high place in the valley and visitors can see a panoramic view from the fort. Distance from Gilgit to Baltit fort approximately 100 kilometers via Karakoram Highway.

Ranikot Fort (The Great Wall Of Sindh)

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Ranikot Fort Sindh

Ranikot Fort is one of the famous historic fort near Sanndistrict of JamshoroProvince of SindhRanikot Fort also well known "The Great Wall Of Sindh". It's considered that The Ranikot Fort of the largest fort in the world with periphery of around 26 kilometers (approximately 26miles). It's become the part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1993. There are unknown reasons and unknown main purpose of this fort. It's believed that the first construction of the fort about 17th century according to archaeologists but now Sindh archaeologists concur that a portion of the present structures were remade by Mir Karam Ali Khan TalpurRanikot Fort 90 kilometers (56 miles) from the famous city of Hyderabad. It is easy access via road from Hyderabad to fort. Thousands of tourists visit the fort from all over the world.

Bala Hisar Fort Peshawar

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Bala Hisar Fort Peshawar

Bala Hissar Fort one the historic and famous fort in Peshawar CityProvince of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The phrase "Bala Hissar" from Dari Persian, that means "elevated or high fort". Tamir Shah Durrani (afgha pashtun king) give name "Bala Hissar" to this fort. Tamir Shah Durrani used this fort as the winter season capital of the Empire of Afghan Durrani. Frontier force used this fort as headquarters since 1949. Bala Hissar Fort fort constructed at high place of the Peshawar city and the land area of fort approximately 60000 sq-mt. One side of Bala Hissar Fort has been damaged because of heavy earthquake October 2015 in Pakistan. The present provincial government wants to change this historic fort from frontier corps into public place.

Derawar Fort

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Derawar Fort Cholistan Deset

Derawar Fort is a famous place in Bahalwalpur DistrictPunjba Province of PakistanRajput Ruler of Bhatti clan Rai Jajja Bhatti was build this fort in ninth century as tribute to a famous Rawal Deoraj Bhatti. In starting Derawar Fort famous as Dera Rawal. The great walls of Derawar Fort 1500 meters long and 30 meters high. Fort located in Cholistan Desert which is area of 26000 sq-km in Pakistan with very low civilization. Derawar Fort is in not good condition because the fort is crumbling inside from different places but somehow outer look is much better. Derawar Fort 96 kilometers from Bahawalpur and 48 kilometers away from Ahmedpur Sharqia.

Red Fort Muzaffarabad

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Red Fort Muzaffarabad

When you travel around the beautiful city of Muzaffarabad then you can see a historical building of Red FortThe Red Fort is also well known as Muzaffarabad Fort as well  mostly locally people called it "Rutta Qilla".  The rulers of Kashmir was initially construct this fort in 1559 according to anticipated threat by the enemies of mughal's. The architect of The Red Fort shows the great expertise of structure and design using the surrounded three sides of famous Neelum river (kishenganga river). Mostly relics of fort were stolen and a major portion was destroyed in 2005 during heavy earthquake.

Rohtas Fort Jhelum

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Rohtas Fort Jehlum

The great Rohtas Fort is one of the famous fort in Pakistan, near Jhelum CityPunjab Province of Pakistan. Fort constructed in 16th century by afghan king ruler Sher Shah Suri, to subdue the tribes of northern Punjab areas. This is one of the oldest fort in history which is made by stone.  The fort 8 kilometers easy access by GT road (grand trunk road) from near city of DinaThe Rohtas Fort about covered the land area of 4km circumference. The Rohtas Fort is above 90meteres (300 feet) it's surroundings, 2660 above from sea level with an area of approximately 51000 sq-mt. Fort has many famous (looks strange) gates to express the hard work of ancient architecture engineering.

Some famous forts of Pakistan

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Lahore Fort

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Main Entry Gate of Lahore Fort

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Night View of Derawar Fort

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View of Derawar Fort during Festival

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Aerial View of Derawar Fort

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Derawar Fort

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Derawar Fort Jehlum

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Great Wall of Derawar Fort

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View of Altit Fort

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Altit Fort in Autumn
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View of Altit Fort with local homes

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Complete View of Bala Hisar Fort

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Bala Hisar Fort

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View From Bala Hisar Fort

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 Fort Abbas (famous as Pholra Fort)

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Meer Garh Fort

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Attock Fort

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Attock Fort (attock jail)

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Noor Mahal

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Noor Mahal Bahawalpur

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Baltit Fort

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 Baltit Fort Hunza
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 Jam Garh Fort Cholistan Desert

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Khaplu Fort Khaplu

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 View from balcony of Khaplu Fort

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Beautiful Khaplu Fort

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Kot Diji Fort Khairpur Sindh

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Long stairs in Kot Diji Fort

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Mohatta palace

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Mohatta Palace Karachi

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Pharwala Fort

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Pharwala Fort Rawalpindi

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Pharwala Fort Rawalpindi

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Ranikot Fort

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Ranikot Fort Sindh

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Ranikot Fort Sindh - Great Wall of Sindh

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Red Fort Muzaffarabad

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Red Fort Muzaffarabad
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Red Fort Muzaffarabad - On the bank of Neelum River







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