Delve into Baltit in Pakistan
Baltit in the region of Gilgit-Baltistan is a city in Pakistan - some 202 mi or ( 324 km ) North-East of Islamabad , the country's capital .
Current time in Baltit is now 12:51 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Karachi " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Skardu, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Minapin, and Mardan. While being here, make sure to check out Skardu . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Baltit ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
American Tourists in Hunza Pakistan by Javaid Kazmi PTV
Life in Hunza (1937)
This silent educational film shows rural life in the mountainous valley near Gilgit - now in the Northern Areas of Pakistan. There is footage of fertility rites performed by the Mir and scenes of the ..
HUNZA PAKISTAN Hunzapakistan's photos around Hunza, Pakistan (i can trawel to pkistan in hunza)
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Best Photos near Hunza, Pakistan - Incl. Beautiful Hunza Valley, Moonlight Over Rakoposhi Nagar
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Interesting facts about this location
Baltit Fort or Balti Fort is an ancient fort in the Hunza valley in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. In the past, the survival of the feudal regime of Hunza was ensured by the impressive Baltit fort, which overlooks Karimabad. The foundations of the fort date back to 700 years ago, with rebuilds and alterations over the centuries. In the 16th century the local prince married a princess from Baltistan who brought master Balti craftsmen to renovate the building as part of her dowry.
Located at 36.33 74.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
The Hunza is a mountainous valley in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan. The Hunza is situated north/west of the Hunza River, at an elevation of around 2,500 metres . The territory of Hunza is about 7,900 square kilometres .
Located at 36.32 74.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Karimabad is the capital of Hunza in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan. Karimabad is also known as Baltit. It is named after Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual head of Shia Ismaili Nizari community. The Guardian ranked it as the 12th Best Tourist Site in Pakistan.
Located at 36.33 74.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Altit Fort is an ancient fort above Karimabad in the Hunza valley in Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan. It was originally home to the hereditary rulers of the Hunza state who carried the title Mir, although they moved to the somewhat younger Baltit fort nearby three centuries later. Altit Fort and in particular the Shikari tower is around 900 years old, which makes it the oldest monument in the Gilgit–Baltistan.
Located at 36.31 74.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
The Hispar River forms from the melt water of the Hispar Glacier - a 49 kilometer-long glacier in the Northern Areas of Pakistan's Karakoram Mountains. The Hispar Glacier and river both flow northwest, passing through Hispar, Hopar and Nagar (Nagir) villages until the confluence with the Hunza River in the Hunza Valley. Road conditions are spectacular at best, treacherous at worst.
Located at 36.30 74.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
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