Situated approx 200 km from Multan (3 hours drive), close to Bhawalpur, is huge fort in the middle of Cholistan desert called Derawar Fort.
A square shapped fortress, approx 5000 feet in circumference and 100 feet high, the forts 40 large cylindrical shaped bastions shows its majestic from far away.
Since 1700 the fort is the property of Nawab of Bhawalpur. During 1965 war with India, the fort was also used as an ammunition dump as well, therefore was a legitimate target.
Near the fort is a marble mosque which has been modeled after the Red Fort in New Delhi.
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