Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan is part of the Tentative list of Pakistan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
The Desert Forts of Cholistan are a serial proposal of up to a dozen medieval forts in south-eastern Pakistan, of which Derawan Fort is the best known and best preserved. This fortress network served to protect the caravan routes through the Cholistan desert. Derawar Fort is a large square fortress with a perimeter of 1500 metres. It has forty massive bastions with a height up to thirty metres.
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2016 Added to Tentative List
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