Archaeological Sites in India: Rohtas Fort

The Rohtas Fort is one of the most ancient forts of India located in a small town of Rohtas in Bihar.
Created On: Feb 13, 2013 16:47 IST
Modified On: Feb 13, 2013 16:47 IST

Name: Rohtasgarh Fort

Town: Rohtas

State: Bihar

Places of Interest: Hathiya Pol and Elephant Gate, The Aina Mahal, Jami Masjid and Habsh Khan's mausoleum, Ganesh Temple, The Hanging House, Rohtasan Temple And Devi Temple

Built by: Harishchandra

Dynasty: Solar Dynasty

Culture: The culture of the Sone Valley is best symbolized by the Rohtas Fort which is a testimony of strength and power. 

Location: Rohtasgarh is situated on the upper course of the river Son, 24° 57′ N, 84° 2′E. It takes around two hours from Sasaram to reach the foot of the hill over which is the Rohtas fort.


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