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Location : Srinagar, Kashmir, Jammu & Kashmi
Constructed By : Atta Mohammed Khan
Built in : 1776
Walls Built By : Akbar
Hari Parbat Fort is located in Srinagar in the Kashmir region of Jammu & Kashmir. In 1776, Atta Mohammed Khan Constructed this fort. The walls of this fort are very old as they were built during the rule of Akbar, in around 1592 and 1598. There is also another place nearby, which is the shrine of Sikh Guru Chatti Padshahi which also attracts many tourists.
Fort Decors and the Old Wall :
The wall has two gates known as the Sangin and Kathi Darwaza. The wall is 5 kms long and has a height of 10 m. The main gate is called as Kathi and makes us remember the Persian inscription which is surrounded on the main gate. The other is Sangin which has beautiful sculptured window on both sides.
The permission of the director of tourism department is required if you wish to visit the fort, or else no one is allowed to get inside. Most of the visitors enjoy the fort as a backdrop which is pleasant to watch. The fort is also known for the temple which has an image of Goddess Sharika.
Shrine of Guru Chatti Padshahi :
On the southern side of the gate of the fort there is a shrine of the Sixth Sikh Guru, Guru Chatti Padshahi. The hill has a beautiful view at a height of 122 m from the valley which has many almond trees which is surrounded all over and is a favorite picnic spot for local people.