10 Rare Images of Forts In Pakistan - Parhlo

10 Rare Images of Forts In Pakistan

1. Sharda Castle, Azad Jammu and Kashmir

This was once the the temple of the goddess Sarasvatī, located on the bank of Neelum River.

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Source: www.skyscrapercity.com

2. Mir Chakar Fort, Sibi, Baluchistan

This fort was constructed by the tribal Chief, Sadar Sohbat Khan.

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Source: www.dostpakistan.pk

3. Baltit Fort, Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan

The Baltit Fort has been on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative list since the year 2004.

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Source:gilgit-baltistan.com

4. Mohatta Palace, Karachi, Sindh

Built by Shivratan Chandraratan Mohatta, the palace is said to be haunted and was home to Fatima Jinnah from 1964 to 1980.

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Source:  www.flickr.com

5. Pharwala Castle, Rawalpindi, Punjab

It is a fort which was built in the 15th century on the ruins of another 10th century Fort. The Mughal Emperor Babur also conquered this fort in 1519.

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Source: www.pakwheels.com

6. Ali Masjid Fort, Khyber Agency, Federally Administrated Tribal Areas

This was built on 1837, and is located above the narrowest point of the Khyber pass.

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Source: en.wikipedia.org

7. Rawat Fort, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory

The fort was built in the early 16th century by a warrior clan named Gakhars.

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Source:en.wikipedia.org

8. Pacco Qillo, Hyderabad, Sindh

Also known as the Pakka Qilla this fort was built in 1769.

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Source: commons.wikimedia.org

9. Noor Mahal, Bahawalpur, Punjab

Noor Mahal, was built in the year 1872 like an Italian chateau based on neoclassical lines.

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Source: commons.wikimedia.org

10. Malakand Fort, Malakand District,Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

This Fort was constructed in the year 1899 in the memory of Major “WW Taylor”, who died in the year 1897 due to the wounds sustained on this spot.

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Source: www.urbanpk.com

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