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THE AGA KHAN VISITS THE RECENTLY RESTORED BALTIT FORT IN THE HIMALAYAS 2000-10-11

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Inspiration: restoration of the Baltit Fort in Pakistan prompted inhabitants of the nearby town of Karimabad to improve their homes

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THE AGA KHAN VISITS THE RECENTLY RESTORED BALTIT FORT IN THE HIMALAYAS - 1996-10-01

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In the remote reaches of Pakistan's Himalayas, the one-time independent principality of Hunza was recently reacquainted with the ostentatious luxury of its past: Prince Karim Aga Khan, Hunza's Imam and patron, had come to inaugurate Baltit Fort, an architectural masterpiece, symbolising the area's heritage and culture. The festivities, beginning in late September, lasted for nearly a month.'It's very impressive!' exclaimed the Prince as he walked down Baltit Fort's great stairway.


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