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Address: Peshawar, Pakistan
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This 15-acre fort is probably about 2,500 years old.

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An underrated wonder

I haven't gone inside this Fort since 2000 as I've been informed that it's closed to the public. The view from the fort of Peshawar is breathtaking, I regret not taking a photo... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Imty90
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't gone inside this Fort since 2000 as I've been informed that it's closed to the public. The view from the fort of Peshawar is breathtaking, I regret not taking a photo because the view is truly beautiful. The fort itself is the site of so much local history, you'd be wise to go with a local guide to... More 

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44 reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is old fort situated in the heart of Peshawar city. The access is restricted, however could be arranged. The city could be viewed from this fort.

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Thank Gul K
Peshawar, Pakistan
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

A beautiful fort in Peshawar visible from different locations. A very historical place one must see when in Peshawar. Located on a height on one side is the Great Trunk Road and on the other side a historical Lady Reading Hospital, also worh seeing.

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Thank jamshed46
Islamabad
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The Bala Hisar fort located beside the Famous Grand trunk road, almost in between the city and cantt area is a must see in Peshawar the capital of kpk province in Pakistan. It is the HQ of Frontier Corps and due security reason closed to the public viewing. Dominating the old city and the surrounding area it is the old... More 

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Thank Inam k
Karachi, Pakistan
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31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A good place amongst the very few in Peshawar to hangout with friends and family. The rich history of Peshawar and the surrounding areas is well preserved inside the fort. The most interesting part was the dark room in which they have dummy prisoner giving a frightening feeling when u peep inside.

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Thank M I
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to stay in the morning and evening entertainment and the other side of a new job and the rest of your choice of

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Thank Mumtaz A
Monrovia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent and well maintained by FC. Museum is too good to miss. Its not open for public and has restricted entry.

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Thank rizzzwan
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Its a military base now but was open to the public once upon a time. Very old, bult in the 1800s (can't remember ecactly when). But its lively; not like artificial buildings of today with minimum brick work. This building has geometery, character and shape. Kudos to the Old British for making this brilliant structure; nowadays new buildings even in... More 

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Thank Ramine K
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101 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Fort bala his at, the home of rangers (now), is undoubtedly one of the greatest and well preserved ancient buildings in Pakistan. Because of the reason it is under the use of armed forces it seems like a fearless giant is standing guard the city and its habitats

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Thank End to End C
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49 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

Its a Armed Forces building and currently used by Frontier Constabulary. I have opportunity to visit it and its worth visit. You have to arrange a pass.....not easy to get it.

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