Peshawar

Bala Hisar Fort

Qila Bala Hissar

Qila Bala Hissar is one of the most historic places of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The word Bala Hissar is from Dari Persian, meaning, “elevated or high fort”. The name was given by the Pashtun King Timur Shah Durrani (1773–1793), who used the fort as the winter capital of the Afghan Durrani Empire, with the summer capital being in Kabul. The Sikh empire who conquered Peshawar in the early 19th century named it Samir Garh in 1834 but the name did not become popular.

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Peshawar

Peshawar is the most lively city of Pakistan. It is the heart of the Khyber Pakhtoon Kuwah province. The city lies at the edge of the Historic Khyber pass. The …