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Pharwala Fort

  • Description:

    Pharwala Fort (Urdu: قلعہ پھروالہ) is a 15th-century fort located about 40 km from Rawalpindi in Punjab, Pakistan.[1][2] The fort is naturally defended by one side by a small Himalayan range and the other by the Swaan River. The fort was originally built in the 11th century by Sultan Kaigohar Gakhar.[3][4] The Mughal Emperor Babur conquered the fort in 1519. In 1857, the fort came under British rule and remained under them until the 1947 Independence. The fort was then handed over to the Government of Pakistan.

  • Type: Forts
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  • Source of Description: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharwala_Fort
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