Khaplu Place is also known as Yabgo Khar which means “The Fort on the Roof”. It’s an old fort famous for its historical background, architectural structure and it being attractive to tourists. It is located in Khaplu, in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan.
This beautiful fort was constructed by Raja of Khaplu (Yabgo Raja Daulat Ali Khan) in 1840. The fort served as the Raja’s residence.
P.S: This place might look familiar if you have seen famous drama Diyar-e-Dil
The fort was constructed with the help of craftsmen from different areas such as Kashmir, Balti, Ladakh, and Tibet, whose influence can be seen in the structure and architecture of this palace.
It consists of four floors built from Timber wood, mud bricks, and soil. It was recently restored by the Agha Khan cultural Department and now some part of it serves as a hotel and the other remaining part is made a museum.