Sheikhupura Fort

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Sheikhupura Fort (Punjab)


Sheikhupura Fort was built in 1607 in Sheikhupura in the reign of Emporer Jahangir, designed by Sikander Moeen. It was altered in the Sikh regime and many of the decorations of buildings inside the fort has Sikh style frescoes. It was used by Jahangir for accommodation during his visit to hunting place, known as Hiran Minar.

It is located 3 km from Sheikhupura Railway Station via Jandiala Road.

Fort is severly damaged and not suitable to visit, but by getting the permission from the Punjab Tourism, it can be visited but with due care.

Sheikhupura Fort Map

Picture of Sheikhupura Fort

Beautiful View of Sheikhupura Fort

Beautiful View of Sheikhupura Fort

Sheikhupura Fort is used by Mughal Emporers specially Jahangir, as a transit stay while traveling to Lahore City, or praying in the surrounding...

Sheikhupura Fort Surrounding Wall

Sheikhupura Fort Surrounding Wall

Sheikhupura Fort is enclosed within the more than 25 feet high wall, constructed with red bricks. Wall has chambers at the corners of the fort as...

Sheikhupura Fort Main Gate

Sheikhupura Fort Main Gate

Main gate of Sheikhupura Fort is constructed with huge wooden plunks in the center of fort. It is used to enter into fort from the main road.

Wall Pavilion Sheikhupura Fort

Wall Pavilion Sheikhupura Fort

These are the remains of pavilions on the outer wall of the fort to monitor the outside city, now these pavilions are damaged and not position to...

Haveli in Sheikhupura Fort

Haveli in Sheikhupura Fort

It is one of the beautiful building in the Sheikhupura Fort, but severly damaged, not in position to explore its inside. This haveli was built by...

Pathway to Sheikhupura Fort

Pathway to Sheikhupura Fort

It is pathway from the main entrace of Sheikhupura Fort used to access residentail buildings in the fort.

Main Entrance Sheikhupura Fort

Main Entrance Sheikhupura Fort

It is the main entrace of Sheikhupura Fort used to access residentail buildings in the fort. From opposite site, it can be used to access the open...

Resident Building in Sheikhupura Fort

Resident Building Sheikhupura Fort

It is a double storey building used for residency, added by Ranjit Singh for one of his wife.