23 Most Amazing Forts And Castles in Pakistan

23 Most Amazing Forts And Castles in Pakistan


Pakistan not only has some of the most picturesque and scenic travel destinations, it also has some amazing historical monuments. Among these historical gems are the numerous forts and castles sprinkled across the country. Some of these historic forts and castles are thousands of years old and give a sneak peak into the lives and armies that used to reside in these forts and castles. We have compiled a list of 23 most amazing forts and castles in Pakistan. Visiting these historic monuments will not only provide you some great photo opportunities, but it will also make you appreciate the size, strength, and scenic locations of these forts and castles. So, here’s the list of 23 most amazing forts and castles in Pakistan.

23 – Multan Fort
Location: Multan, Punjab.
Built: 800 – 1000 BC

22 – Shigar Fort
Location: Shigar, Gilgit-Baltistan.
Built: 17th Century

21 – Mir Chakar Fort
Location: Sibi, Balochistan.
Built: 15th Century

20 – Meer Garh Fort
Location: Meer Garh, Punjab.
Built: 17th Century.

19 – Lahore Fort
Location: Lahore, Punjab.
Built: 1605.

18 – Kot Diji Fort
Location: Kot Diji, Khairpur District, Sindh.
Built: 1795.

17 – Baghsar Fort
Location: Samahni Valley, Bhimber, Azad Kashmir.
Built: 18th Century

16 – Chakdarra Fort
Location: Lower Dir District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Built: 1586.

15 – Nagar Fort
Location: Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

14 – Attock Fort
Location: Attock, Punjab.
Built: 1583.

13 – Red Fort
Location: Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir.
Built: 1646.

12 – Pharwala Castle
Location: Rawalpindi, Punjab.
Built: 15th Century.

11 – Bala Hisar Fort
Location: Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

10 – Khaplu Fort
Location: Khaplu, Ghanche District, Gilgit-Baltistan.

9 – Altit Fort
Location: Altit, Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan.
Built: 11th Century.

8 – Rohtas Fort
Location: Jhelum, Punjab.
Built: 16th Century.

7 – Ramkot Fort
Location: Mirpur, Azad Kashmir.
Built: 17th Century

6 – Ranikot Fort
Location: Jamshoro District, Sindh.
Built: 17th Century.

5 – Skardu Fort
Location: Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan.

4 – Kalat Fort
Location: Kalat, Balochistan.

3 – Throtchi Castle
Location: Kotli District, Azad Kashmir.
Built: 1460.

2 – Baltit Fort
Location: Karimabad, Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan.
Built: 8th Century

1 – Derawar Fort
Location: Bahawalpur, Punjab.
Built: 9th Century

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