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Gobindgarh Fort

Gobindgarh Fort is situated at the southernmost part of Punjab in Bathinda District. Sprawling an area of 15 acres, this fort is surrounded by a 118 ft high boundary wall. Raja Dab is credited as the builder of the fort.

There are 32 small and four large bastions placed at the corners of the fort. A 40 ft wide ditch surrounds the 1800 year old fort. It was here in this fort that Razia Sultan, the daughter of Iltutmish and the first woman to assume the throne of Delhi, was first imprisoned on her defeat and dethroned by Ikhiyar-Uddin-Mohammad Altunia,the then Governor of Bathinda. This fort has also been made famous by the visit of Guru Gobind Singh.

Bhatinda Junction Railway Station and Amritsar International Airport are the nearest railway station and airport.

Updated on 23rd January, 2015
District: Bathinda
Location: Bathinda    


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