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Lakhpat

Lakhpat is a small town and sub-district in Kachchh district in the Indianstate of Gujarat located at the mouth of Kori Creek.The town is enclosed by 7km long 18th-century fort walls.

Places of Interest

Sayyed Pir Shah Dargah has nine-domed with intricate carvings. Nani Mai Dargah, Hatkeshwar Temple amongst others in the old town are reminisces of the glorious past.

Pir Ghaus Muhammed tomb

Pir Ghaus Muhammed, a Sufi saint, is buried here. He was revered by both Hindu and Muslims. His tomb known as Kubo have fine stone carvings and flower lattice patterns. The water tank opposite the tomb is believed to have healing characteristics for skin diseases.

 

Lakhpat Gurudwara Sahib

Lakhpat Gurudwara Sahib is a religious place for the Sikhs. It is believed that Guru Nanak on his way to Mecca for Haj stayed over here. This Gurdwara have his relics like footwear and palkhi. They are worshiped by the Udasi Sect. The Gurudwara is declared a protected monument by the state archeological department and has won the UNESCO award for restoration after the earthquake.

BSF Post

The seaward side of the fort is guarded by Border Security Force (BSF) of India soldiers as it is not far away from international border between India and Pakistan┬ámarked in salt marsh land. There are BSF guards posted on the fort’s fortifications and the nearby Border Outpost.

In popular culture

  • Hindi film Refugee directed by J P Dutta featured Lakhpat fort as a fictitious town located across the international border in neighboring Pakistan.

Lakhpat is only 180 kms away from Kutch Resort.