The Higher One
A 700 years old fort lying below Ultar Glacier was built on a wooden frame to withstand earthquakes. It was inhabited till 1950’s by Mir’s of Hunza as their palace to run affairs of the state. This fort has three stories, top one offering a wide valley view of Hunza. Baltit presents the iconic timelines of architecture and history from ancient times till the recent influence of British era in the region. Due to its centric location it also controlled the irrigation from Ultar Glacier.