Pacco Qillo

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Pakka Fort
Pakka Qila
Hyderabad, Sindh in Pakistan
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The Pacco Qillo built by Ghulam Shah still remains today but in a desolate state and a dire need of repair.
Pakka Fort is located in Pakistan
Pakka Fort
Pakka Fort
Location in Sindh
Coordinates 25°23′3.98″N 68°22′21.67″E / 25.3844389°N 68.3726861°E / 25.3844389; 68.3726861Coordinates: 25°23′3.98″N 68°22′21.67″E / 25.3844389°N 68.3726861°E / 25.3844389; 68.3726861
Type Fortress
Site history
Built 1769 (1769)
Built by Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro

Pacco Qillo (Urdu: پكا قلعه‎, Sindhi: پڪو قلعو, Strong Fort), formally known as Pakka Qilla, is an early modern fortification in Hyderabad, Pakistan.[1]

Construction[edit]

Pacco Qillo Boundary wall

The Fort was constructed on the hillock known locally as Gunjy, by Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro, around 1768 when he founded the city of Hyderabad.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pakka Qila Hyderabad". abbasikalhora.com. Archived from the original on July 4, 2014. Retrieved July 4, 2014.