Altit Fort (Gilgit-Baltistan)
Altit Fort, an historical landmark almost 1100 years old, is located on big rock in Altit town in the Hunza valley, Gilgit-Baltistan at the distance of 5 km from Hunza Valley on the bank of the Hunza River. It was old residency of Rulers of Hunza before Baltit Fort and it is also considered as oldest building in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Fort has been restored in 2007 by the Aga Khan Trust with the support of the Government of Norway. There are small rooms in the fort with wood carvings. Now it is considered as the best tourist place in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Altit Fort Map
Picture of Altit Fort
Hunza Peak from Altit Fort
Top part of Hunza Peak can be seen from Altit Fort in clear weather. Hunza Peak lies in the western part of the Karakoram range and on the...
View of Hunza River from Altit Fort
From the Altit Fort, a splendid view of the Hunza River and Karakoram Highway can be memory forever for the tourists coming at Altit Fort.
From top of Altit Fort, a broad view of the lush green Altit Village of Hunza can be seen, which are constructed beautifully. Hunza is famous for...