Pithoragarh Fort

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About Pithoragarh Fort

PithoragarhOn a hill top of Soar valley, outskirts of Pithoragarh city
7 kms / 15 mins
From Uttrakhand Roadways Lower Bus Station, GIC Road, Pithoragarh
1 hr

Pithoragarh Fort in Pithoragarh

Pithoragarh Fort is a historic architecture situated on a hilltop in the outskirt of the Pithoragarh town. The fort was built by Gorkhas during Chand period in 1789, after they tookover the town. The fort is located on a hill on the outskirts of Pithoragarh town. Visitors can also enjoy the view of Kali Kumao from the fort. Now the fort is in deteriorating condition due to the neglect of authorities.

The natural beauty of Pithoragarh has its own importance. There are many interesting places to visit in Pithoragarh, Pithoragarh Fort is one of them.

How To Reach Pithoragarh Fort

The Fort is located at just boundary of Pithoragarh town and can be easily reach by covering small trekking distance.

To reach Pithoragarh by air, board a flight for Pantnagar airport, which is 250 kms away from Pithoragarh. From airport, you can hire a cab to reach Pithoragarh.

Travel by Train : Nearest railway station is Tanakpur which is 151 kms from Pithoragarh. Cab or taxi can be hired for Pithoragarh.

Travel by Road : Direct buses from cities like Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Delhi for Pithoragarh.  

What is Pithoragarh Fort famous for?

Pithoragarh Fort is popular place for following activities/ interests - Forts, Historical.

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