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

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.