Posted by : shabbirbhutta Wednesday, 8 May 2013


List of castles and forts in Pakistan:

Azad Jammu & Kashmir
 
 Baghsar Fort is an ancient fort built in Samahni Valley near Bhimber close to a place known as Baghsar

Beautiful View of Ramkot Fort, Mirpur, Ajk, Pakistan

Sharda Castle is Situated in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan 

Adjoining Gulpur is Throtchi famous for its castle built that was in 1460. Gulpur is a town in Kotli District, Azad Kashmir. It is located southwest of Kotli city and is located on the junction of the Kotli-Mirpur and Kotli-Rawalpindi road.

    
 
Balochistan

    Kalat Fort

   Ruins of Mir Chakar Fort (Sibi Fort)

 Tomb of Mir Chakar Khan Rind at Satghara (Okara)

Ruins of Punnu fort (Turbat)

    Quetta Fort

Gilgit-Baltistan

Altit Fort - at the bank of Hunza River, Hunza 

Baltit Fort or Balti Fort is an ancient fort in the Hunza valley in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. 


The Khaplu Fort (Balti: تھوقسی کھر) means The Fort on roof is an old beautiful fort of Baltistan located in Khaplu. 
Khaplu Palace & Residence is located at the upper side of the Khaplu town; a beautiful part of the Baltistan region.


The fort has been renovated by Aga Khan Cultural Services, Pakistan. A section of the fort’s residential area is being used as a hotel.

Skardu Fort or (Balti: کھر فچو) means The king of Forts is a fort in Skardu city in Gilgit-Baltistan


The Shigar Fort (Balti:فونگ کھر) means The Fort on Rock is an old fort of Baltistan and Pakistan located in Shigar Valley It was built in 17th century by the Raja of Amacha Dynasty of Shigar.
  

Islamabad Capital Territory

Rawat Fort is located in Islamabad Capital Territory. It is 17 km east of Rawalpindi on G. T. Road.


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Bala Hissar (Pashto/Urdu/Persian: قلعه بالا حصار‎) is one of the most historic places of Peshawar. The word Bala Hissar is from Dari Persian, meaning, “elevated or high fort”. The name was given by the Pashtun King Timur Shah Durrani (1773–1793), who used the fort as the winter capital of the Afghan Durrani Empire, with the summer capital being in Kabul.
Bala Hissar fort is located on GT Road, Peshawar.
The Sikh empire who conquered Peshawar in the early 19th century named it Samir Garh in 1834 but the name did not become popular.
The Fort has been the headquarters of the Frontier Corps since 1949 to date.


Chitral Fort has a greater attraction for visitors given its unique architectural style from defensive and administrative point of view.


Chakdara Fort, Malakand: It is hosting Chitral Scouts


    Drosh Fort, Chitral District



Jamrud Fort: Khyber Agency (FATA)


    Kohat Fort

    Malakand Fort



Miranshah Fort: North Waziristan (FATA)


 
    Wana Fort
   
Punjab

    Attock Fort
    Darbar Mahal
    Derawar Fort
    Fort Abbas 
    Fort Munro
    Lahore Fort
    Noor Mahal
    Pharwala Castle
    Rohtas Fort
    Sadiq Ghar Palace  
    Sheikhupura Fort
   
     
Sindh

    Faiz Mahal
    Kot Diji Fort
    Naukot Fort
    Pacco Qillo
    Qasim fort
    Ranikot Fort 
    Umerkot Fort

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