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General Zorawar's Fort

, Leh

  (part of Ladakh region)

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General Zorawar’s Fort or commonly known as Riasi Fort, is an ancient fort known for preserving the private wealth of the rulers of Dogra in Jammu. This age old ancient monument, presently in ruins, stands above the Leh Palace and the Namgyal Tsemo Gompa.

A renowned and controversial Warrior General Zorawar Singh owned this fort. The General is remembered here for his continued struggle with the Chinese rulers over Ladakh. Apart from the valuable and wealthy treasure of the Maharaja, the fort also houses spectacular collection of coins and specimens of all new stamps issued by the state.

To reach the fort, one has to take a 30 mins trek from Leh city bazaar while another option is to drive jeep till the entrance of the fort. It is a historical monument liked by the visitors who got ample interest in history, ancient cultures and artifacts.
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