Shigar Fort

Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan

Shigar Fort

Shigar Fort Residence or Fong khar Skardu Gilgit Baltistan is a Rocky Fort, located in the town of shigar, Pakistan. Mostly local people called it Palace on the Rock. It was built in the 17th century under the Raja of Amacha Dynasty of Shigar.

Shigar Fort Skardu has been restored by Aga Khan Cultural Service Pakistan (AKCSP-P), the Pakistan arm of the Aga Khan Historic Cities Programmed. After restoration, the Fort was converted into a Museum and luxury hotel managed by Serena Hotels. The restoration process took place in between from 1999 to 2004.

Alias Names

Fong Khar Skardu • فونگ کھر • Shigar Fort Residence Skardu

Established Built in 17th Century


Location Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan
City / Town Skardu
State Gilgit Baltistan
Country Pakistan

Shigar Fort, Shigar Fort Road, Gilgit Baltistan

Geo Coordinates 35.4233076428453 °N,    75.7422888278961 °E

Map Of Shigar Fort

About the Author Hema Vieira POSTED BY Hema Vieira ON October 06, 2016

An encouraging blogger for readers and aspiring writers. Helping publishers flourish in the digital media.


You're so cool! I don't suppose I've read something like this before. So good to find somebody with some original thoughts on this subject. really thank you for starting this up. this web site is something that is wanted on the web, someone with a little bit originality. helpful job for bringing something new to the web!

Hema Vieira

Thanks for your supportive comments Timothydem.


Please note that discussion here on our site will be moderated. Your email address will not be published and your comments will be greatly appreciated.

Do you Know the World Highest Mountain?

Click Here to Know !

The World Highest Mountain is Mount Everest is located on the border between China (Tibet) and Nepal in the Himalayas in Asia. In 1856, Mount Everest peak height is about 8,848metres above sea level and Latitude is about 27.9881, Longitude measured is around 86.9253.

View World Highest Mountain >>
Now! You Know :)