Altit Fort

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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

Water Tank in Altit Town

Water Tank in Altit Town

There is a huge water tank inside the Altit Town, Hunza, which is used by locals for various household usages as well as drinking purpose. Water is...

Altit Fort Main Tower

Altit Fort Main Tower

The main attraction of Altit Fort is the main tower and two small apartments on its left and right. There is a beautiful door in the front of...

Hunza Peak from 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

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.

Altit Village

Altit Village

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...