PROGRAMME “VISIT TO ROHTAS FORT”
At morning we will drive from Rawalpindi /
Islamabad on Grand Trunk Road to Rohtas Fort.
is about 103 Km away from Rawalpindi. It
will take near about two hours. On the way, we will pass
through Gujar Khan, Sohawa and small town of Dina.
It is 8 km away from Dina. The fort is one of the most
impressive historical monuments in Pakistan,
which represents the Pathan period of architecture
style in Pakistan. It is the symbol of strengthen and
determination of its builder Sher Shah Suri who ruled over
India only for six years, 1540-45 A.D., but even during that
short period he created many splendors including Rohtas Fort
and the Great Grand Trunk Road, connecting Kabul with
as a huge fortified base for military operations against
Gakkhars by Sher Shah Suri and later used by Mughal Emperor
Akbar. Within the huge terraced rampart walls with robust
bastions and twelve gates, is located another fortress,
places and ancillary buildings.