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Baltit Fort, Karimabad

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Castle Tourist Spot
Survey the scenery from the upper terrace of Baltit Fort, an ancient clifftop fortress. In 1996, the fort became a museum, exhibiting artifacts belonging to Mir of Hunza and providing an overview of the historical heritage and culture of Hunza. On the ground floor, see the fort's storage chambers, then proceed to the large open hall on the first floor. Continue to the second floor, which contains an audience hall the quarters of those who used to live here. From the fort's terrace you can enjoy sweeping views of Rakaposhi. You have to climb up to the fort by foot, taking a path which will lead you along cobbled streets lined with old houses and stores, giving you a taste of the local lifestyle. The shops sell local crafts, embroidery, jewelry, and handmade items. To visit Baltit Fort and get the most from your holiday in Karimabad, create itinerary details personal to you using our Karimabad itinerary builder.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Whenever anyone visit Hunza, its must to visit Baltit Fort hunza, its beautiful structure and landscape view from the windows of Fort will mesmerize you. If you ever plan to visit Hunza call me on 033...  more »
  • Get ready to walk up as the fort is located at the top of baltit bazar and baltit old settlement.. can have a great view of hunza nagar valley and all mountains.  more »
  • Very interesting fort, on top of the hills, and the best view of Karimabad is from this fort. The guide is knowledgeable, and if you travel alone, he will be happy to take your photos and posed you in...  more »
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  • A well maintained fort, thanks to AKRF who renovated this fort. Take the guided tour as the tour guide is quite knowledgeable and explains various portions of the fort really well. A must visit site in Karimabad
  • Enjoyed our visit to the fort in all respect. Very well equipped with old styles living items of all different sort weather home, kitchen, drawing rooms, sports, wars and furniture etc. One has to climb a no. of stories on difficult stories and a bit difficult for old people having problems in legs....don't know if a lift can be provided....! A good place for photography as well.
  • Great people has great ideas And great locations. A scientific type of home. Concept of frezer & oven is awesome.
  • Must visit if you are in hunza, if possible visit on their festive days. Great tour guide for the fort.
  • Great place to visit for History... Very well maintained