Baltit Fort Karimabad Hunza Valley


Baltit Fort was the previous palace of the Mirs of Hunza .

Baltit Fort was AN ancient fort was engineered 750 years agone,It is located in Karimabad, Hunza Northern space of  Pakistan.

The story goes that a Princess from Baltistan married the native prince and she or he brought in Balti masons, carpenters and craftsmen to make it and it. According to native legends, three hundred laborers for the development of the Fort were conjointly a part of the royal dower of the aristocrat from Baltistan.

Stone, mud and timber solely were used for the development of the Fort, as a result of these materials were regionally out there, cheap, earthquake resistant, property, long lasting and adequate for thermal comfort.

The window frames doors and columns are elaborately carved, Timber is used for all the openings. The carving style originate from Kashmiri and Ladakh style.

Baltit Fort may be seen from all sides of the Hunza natural depression because it is centrally situated on the highest of alittle hill.

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