Rohtas Fort

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Rohtas Fort (Punjab)


Rohtas Fort was built in 16th century near Jhulem in Dina by Sher Shah Suri to help the rebellious tribes of the Potohar against Mughal emperor Humayun and Gakhar tribes. It is located at 8 km off the G. T. Road at the distance of 200 km from Lahore. It was built on the bank of Kahan river in Tilla Jogian Range on a hill at an altitute of 2,660 feet.

The height of the outer wall of fort is between 10 to 18 metres with 12 gates for entry.

Rohtas Fort Map