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Fort Bala Hisar, Peshawar

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See the well-preserved historical walls of Fort Bala Hisar, and enjoy views over the entire Peshawar Valley. The royal family lived in this fort before it was destroyed. Later, Sikhs rebuilt the fort out of mud, which the British replaced with bricks, giving it its present day look. Unfortunately you can’t get inside the fort without the hassle of obtaining military permission, as the military uses the site. However, you won't regret visiting, if only to witness the incredible architecture and stop at the museum, which displays recovered weapons, uniforms, photographs, and other artifacts. You can buy mementos at the souvenir shop. Make Fort Bala Hisar part of your personalized Peshawar itinerary using our Peshawar vacation builder.
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  • A beautiful fort in Peshawar visible from different locations. A very historical place one must see when in Peshawar. Located on a height on one side is the Great Trunk Road and on the other side a hi...  more »
  • The Bala Hisar fort located beside the Famous Grand trunk road, almost in between the city and cantt area is a must see in Peshawar the capital of kpk province in Pakistan. It is the HQ of Frontier Co...  more »
  • A good place amongst the very few in Peshawar to hangout with friends and family. The rich history of Peshawar and the surrounding areas is well preserved inside the fort. The most interesting part wa...  more »