Jamrud Fort

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Jamrud Fort information

The Khyber Pass , Pakistan
18km E of Peshawar
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About 18km east of Peshawar is Jamrud Fort, built by the Sikhs in 1823 to mark the western edge of their empire (one of the few to expand westward to the Khyber). Its trademark stone arch (built in the 1960s) over the road marks the formal entrance to the pass.