Places to see when Visiting Bahawalpur “Fort Derawar”
The most important and impressive building in Cholistan is the Derawar Fort. Built in the early 18th century B.C, the fort is still in good condition. It is still in the possession of the Nawabs of the historic city of Bahawalpur. The Derawar Fort is thought to belong to him. According to some traditions, it was built by Bhatia. Was called Dera Sada. It is also called Dewar-e-Awal. The historic city of Bahawalpur was rebuilt by Nawab Muhammad Khan I in 1733 AD. Six years later, Nadir Shah was awarded the title of Nawab. And gave them a vast territory of Sindh. In which present Shikarpur Larkana Sivastan and. Areas were also included. The territory of Dravida was granted in addition to all these other territories. During the reign of the second Nawab Muhammad Bahawal Khan, Rawal Rai Singh recaptured it in 747 AD. During the reign of Nawab Mubarak Khan, more or less the third, he was voluntarily returned on this condition. Half of the revenue of this fort will be paid to them. Area of Bahawalpur and Fort Dravidian Timur Shah. Took possession in 1788. And put it under the care of Shah Muhammad Khan for a short time. But soon the fourth Nawab Muhammad Bahawal Khan II. He took possession of both these areas. The region of Dravida in the last kingdom of the eighteenth century Formerly of Bahawalpur State. It was under the control of the rulers. A well inside the Forty Towers in Dravidian Fort. There is a large pool of water at the main entrance. Fort Square about 220. The meter is spread over an area. The key gate of the fort is on the east side of the billowing river. Most of the towers are still standing. The Euclidean designs from the black bricks above are very beautiful. Which gives an idea of when and how to modify the towers from time to time. Clay horizontal walls repaired. Rising around the ditch. 30 is 32 meters high. One of the waters in the southeast corner. A natural pond called Toba in the local language. Toba caters to the water needs of the human and animal life that inhabit this fort. From Dera Nawab Sahib where Nawab Sahib. Is located in the residential palace. Dravidian fort is located nearby. In the part of Cholistan area of Bahawalpur where the Dravidian fort is. located, there are many hills, wide plains and piles of shards. Some historians believe that Dravid was built by Raja Dahar. The fort is also called. And it is said that the real name of this fort was Dahir. Due to excessive use, it deteriorated and became Dravidian. Muhammad bin Qasim built this fort Dravidian. Conquered on the way to Multan after the conquest. This fort may have been Dravidian. One of the locals about the Dravidian fort the proverb is common. The background of this proverb is Cholistan under the mirage of the walls of the fort change color seven or eight times a day. Darawar Fort is one of the important historical buildings
Tourists from far and wide come to see this historic fort. This fort has a special significance in the historical city of Bahawalpur.