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Multan is a Historical city. Its History spread over centuries. Multan is Also Known as the city of “Garma, Gard, Gada, and Goristan”. Multan fort is one of the oldest forts In Pakistan. It is situated in the center of Multan city.
Multan is a Historical city. Its History spread on centuries. Multan is Also Known as the city of “Garma, Gard, Gada and Goristan”. Multan fort is situated in the center of the City. Multan Fort was built on a mound separating it from the city by the old bed of river Ravi.
Its date cannot be fixed with accuracy. Apart from the shrines, most of the fort was destroyed by the British in 1848-49 to avenge the death of Lieutenant Alexander vans Agnew, killed in Multan by order of the Sikh governor. Agnew's memorial obelisk stands on a plinth at one of the highest points of the fort mound.
A panoramic view of Multan City can be had from the highest point in the fort. The Fort was originally known as Katochgarh and is attributed to have been built by the Katoch Dynasty.
Address: Pakis, Hussain Agahi Rd, Multan