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Ruins of Kafir Kot: Mysterious Ruins

Kafir Kot are the ancient ruins of Hindu temples that are located in the Dera Ismail Khan District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The ruins of Kafir Kot are located near the Mianwali and Kundian cities of Punjab Pakistan.

Kafir Kot comprises of the ruins of 5 temples and the ruins of a large fort which protects the site. Kafir Kot is often divided and referred to as the ”Northern Kafir Kot” and “Southern Kafir Kot”.

According to the Gazetteer district of Mianwali, the ruins of Kafir Kot are the indication that the Hind civilization existed in the region and is considered important. A mysterious site of Kafir Kot in the small village between the towns of Dera Ismail Khan and Mainwali raises a lot of questions.

The ruins of Kafir Kort are located on a hill in between the rocky landscape, which is very hard to climb. The ruins are part of eight temple compounds that were built by the Hindu Shahi Empire.

The ruins of Kafir Kot have a lot of history attached to them. If you are someone who loves to explore history along with witnessing the mesmerizing sight of the place then it is the best place for you. Some of the hotels nearby are Hotel Shahzad and Restaurant, Al-Abbas Hotel, and Qaiser Hotel. The magnificent and ancient site of the remains of the temples will surely amaze you. So do not forget to miss this place and plan your trip soon.

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