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10 Facts You Might Not Know About the Baltit Fort



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The region of Gilgit-Baltistan is not only blessed with natural scenery but some man made wonder also add up to the glory of this part of Pakistan.

Our team recently visited the Baltit Fort and we have compiled a list of 10 facts that might not know about the historic monument.

1. Baltit Fort was built by artisans from Baltistan

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2. Baltit – the old name of Karimabad, comes from the Baltit Fort itself

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3. It’s 700 years old!

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4. The Fort was abandoned in 1960s

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