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Fountains and gardens at Khuiratta

  • Description:

    Ramkot Fort (Urdu: قلعہ رام کوٹ, romanized: Qila Ram Kot) is an ancient fort in Mirpur, Azad Kashmir.[1][2]. The fort was built by a Gakkhar, named Sultan Sarang Khan Ghakkar, in 16th century.[3][4] It is located on the edges of the Mangla Dam.[3]

    Syed Aziz Badshah, a well-known politician of Dadyal associated with Khanyara Sharif, rescued the fort from the Sikhs with heavy weapons and named it Aziz Kot.[5]

    The last known holder of the fort was Raja Allahdad Khan of Mirpur, Kashmir. He was the descendent of Raja Umar Khan and grandson of the last ruler of the Princely state of Khari Kharyali and Bhimber.

  • Type: Heritage site
  • License# CC BY SA
  • Source of Description: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cultural_heritage_sites_in_Sindh
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  • In the town of Khuiratta38 kilometres (24 mi) from Kotli city[, Mirpur