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
Lakhpat Gurudwara Sahib
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 marked 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.