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It's an awesome fort

This is a gr8 place to visit but unfortunately occupied by FC. You need to call a lot of favors to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saad S
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A great place but not for tourists

This is undoubtedly one of the finest pieces of historical beauty and heritage that Peshawar has to... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Adil K
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This 15-acre fort is probably about 2,500 years old.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gr8 place to visit but unfortunately occupied by FC. You need to call a lot of favors to get into this place. This place gives a 360 deg view of the city. FC has maintained this fort very well but This place...More

Thank Saad S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is undoubtedly one of the finest pieces of historical beauty and heritage that Peshawar has to offer, but unfortunately, it is usually not open to the public and is currently supervised by the Frontier Corps of Pakistan.

1  Thank Adil K
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Qilla Bala Hisar is a beautiful historic fort located in heart of Peshawar, you can enjoy the whole city view and specially after evening the view is more attractive.Due to security reasons it needs a prior approval and good for groups.

Thank Tariq A
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I haven't gone inside this Fort since 2000 as I've been informed that it's closed to the public. The view from the fort of Peshawar is breathtaking, I regret not taking a photo because the view is truly beautiful. The fort itself is the site...More

Thank Imty90
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is old fort situated in the heart of Peshawar city. The access is restricted, however could be arranged. The city could be viewed from this fort.

Thank Gul K
Reviewed 20 December 2016

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 historical Lady Reading Hospital, also worh seeing.

Thank jamshed46
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

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 Corps and due security reason closed to...More

Thank Inam k
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

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 was the dark room in which they have dummy prisoner giving...More

Thank M I
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to stay in the morning and evening entertainment and the other side of a new job and the rest of your choice of

Thank Mumtaz A
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent and well maintained by FC. Museum is too good to miss. Its not open for public and has restricted entry.

Thank rizzzwan
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Naveed I
19 January 2017|
Response from jamshed46 | Reviewed this property |
The imposing Bala Hisar Fort and its bleak ramparts still appear to monitor movement along the Grand Trunk Rd. Babur first built a fort here in 1526 after capturing Peshawar. It was a royal residence for the Afghan Durrani... More

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