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Category: Forts, Local time: 08:15:13, Altitude: 742m
Fort Hissar stands in Tajikistan
. It is situated in the western part of the country, about 20 km west of the capital Dushanbe
. It stands on a hill, near the town Hisor
. The strengthened Fort Hissar once had a massive staircase leading to the main entrance. Inside the protecting walls used to be a pool with an ornamental garden. Only the monumental gateway of burnt bricks with two cylindrical towers and an arrow-shaped arch have survived from the whole complex. Near the gate, there are two large 700 years old trees.
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:20:43 PM