Friday, 13 June 2014

Sakardu Fort or Kharpochos

 The king of Forts is a fort in Skardu city in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan that dates from the 16th century CE. For construction of this Engineering Miracle of that age goes to the famous ruler of Gilgit-Baltistan Ali Sher Khan Anchan (1560 – 1625 AD). A Beautiful ancient mosque is also present inside the fort. The fort and its mosque are situated on the eastern face of the Khardong Hill around 1400 feet above Skardu city. An amazing view from these monuments brings into vision the entire valley, the Indus River and the scenic beauty of Skardu City.Photo Credit

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