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.

Map of Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan

Load map

The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

Community Reviews

No reviews yet. Be the first!

Community Likes

N/A

Full Name
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan
Country
Pakistan
Added
2016
Type
Cultural
Link
By ID
2016 Added to Tentative List

The site has 10 locations

Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan: Derawar (T)
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan: Meergarh (T)
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan: Jaamgarh (T)
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan: Marotgarh (T)
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan: Maujgahr (T)
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan: Dingarh (T)
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan: Khangarh (T)
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan: Khairgarh (T)
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan: Bijnotgarh (T)
Derawar and the Desert Forts of Cholistan: Islamgarh (T)

Visitors

Community Members have visited.

WHS 1997-2021