Attock Fort

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Attock Fort
Part of the History of Pakistan
Attock, Punjab region
Fort Attock.jpg
Attock Fort is located in Pakistan
Attock Fort
Attock Fort
Coordinates 33°53′32″N 72°14′02″E / 33.892087°N 72.233988°E / 33.892087; 72.233988Coordinates: 33°53′32″N 72°14′02″E / 33.892087°N 72.233988°E / 33.892087; 72.233988
Site information
Site history
Built 1583 (1583)
Battles/wars Battle of Attock

Attock Fort was built at Attock Khurd during the reign of Akbar the Great from 1581 to 1583 under the supervision of Khawaja Shamsuddin Khawafi to protect the passage of the River Indus. It featured a prominent role in Afghan-Sikh Wars during the Battle of Attock. Today it is sandwiched between Peshawar Road on one side and the River Indus on the other.[1]

Attock Fort
Overlooking the river

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pervaiz Munir Alvi (January 24, 2007). "When Kabul comes to Attock". All Things Pakistan.