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Rohtas Fort, or Qila Rohtas as the natives call it, is a garrison fort with great historical value. It is located in Pakistan’s most populated province, Punjab, on the GT road. It is at a distance of approximately 8 km from the city Dina in district Jhelum. The Afghan king, Farid Khan, more commonly known as Sher Shah Suri, had Todar Mal build this fort in the 16th century. Farid Khan is the founder of the Suri Empire.
The circumference of the fort is 4 km. Its construction took as many as 8 years for completion. Meanwhile, Sher Shah Suri died on 22 May 1545 during the siege of Kalinjar Fort due to a fire erupted in a result of a gunpowder explosion in his store room.
The fort with its distinct architectural style, massiveness, and historical significance is enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 A.D.
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Ramkot Fort is an ancient fort and Tourist Attraction situated in Azad Kashmir, Pakistan currently beside the Mangla Dam. RamKot Fort is accessible through the boat, 13 kilometers away from Dina and 79 kilometers by road from Mirpur, Azad Kashmir to Dadyal town. The fort is accessible from Sikah village from Dadyal side and Mangla through boats which take approximately 20 Read more...
Bedi Mahal is a Historical Place Located In Rawalpindi, Punjab Pakistan. Bedi Mahal is a palace situated in Kallar Syedan, Rawalpindi District, Punjab, Pakistan. The palace was built by a Sikh spiritual and political leader who was the direct descendant, in the fourteenth place, of Sri Guru Nanak, Baba Khem Singh Bedi in the later half of the 19th Read more...
Rawat Fort is one of the oldest Forts in Pakistan. It is located 17 km east of Rawalpindi, on the Grand Trunk (G.T) Road leading to Lahore. The fort was built by Gakkhars, a fiercely independent tribe of the Potohar Plateau, in an early 16th century. The grave of a Gakkhar Chief, Sultan Sarang Khan is located inside the fort. Read more...
Pharwala Fortis Ancient Fort and Tourist Attraction Situated in Rawalpindi, Punjab Pakistan. Pharwala Fort is a 15th-century fort located about 40 km from Rawalpindi in Punjab, Pakistan. The fort is naturally defended by one side by a small Himalayan range and the other by the Swaan River. The fort was built by the Gakhars in the 15th century. The Read more...
Malot Fort Is One of the oldest Forts In Pakistan. It is located In In Mallot Village, Jhelum Punjab Pakistan. The location of the Malot fort is about 15 kilometers westward form Katas. Here, on a hilltop is the ancient fort, which was built around 980AD. It is said that over here the last Hindu Shahi Raja Mal embraced Islam. Read more...