Skardu Fort or Kharpocho (Balti: کھر فچو) means The king of Forts is a fort in Skardu city in Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan that dates from the 16th century CE. For construction of this Engineering Miracle of that age goes to the famous ruler of Gilgit-Baltistan Ali Sher Khan Anchan (1560 – 1625 AD). An ancient mosque is also present inside the fort. The fort and its mosque are located on the eastern face of the Khardong Hill around 1400 ft above Skardu city. A view from these monuments brings into vision the entire valley, the Indus River and the scenic beauty of Skardu City.
- Kumar, Bharat. An Incredible War: Indian Air Force in Kashmir War, 1947-48 pg 77. Centre for Air Power Studies. 2007
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