Dhar Fort Dhar

Dhar Fort Dhar: History

It was built by Parmar ruler Raja Bhojdev in 1010. But, It was rebuilt by Mughal Sultan Mahmud Tughlaq of Delhi in 1344. It is a rectangular construction of red sandstone. It contains some ruins of buildings of the 15-16th Century. On the third gate of the fort there is an inscription recording its construction during the reign of Aurangzeb and under the administration of Ashur Beg, the foster brother of Shah Jahan. The town is located 34 miles west of Mhow, 559 m (1,834 ft) above sea level. It is picturesquely situated among lakes and trees surrounded by barren hills, and possesses, besides its old ramparts, many interesting buildings, some of them containing records of cultural, historical and national importance.

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