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Baltit Fort

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The Baltit Fort, located near Karimabad, Hunza was founded in 8th CE and was inhabited by the Mirs of Hunza until 1945. The fort, which takes its shape from Tibetan architecture, sits a-top a hill and lies claim to a marvelous view of the valley below.

The Baltit Fort has long been a popular tourist destination and is very easy to visit- even on foot- within Karimabad.