Rohtas Fort is a historical garrison fort located near the city of Jhelum in Punjab, Pakistan. built by Raja Todar Mal, under the instructions of the Sher Shah Suri an Afghan king , to reduce the rebellious tribes of the northern Punjab region, in the 16th century. The fort was built in the Afghan-Persian architectural style and is about 4 km in circumference took eight years to construct on a hillock where the tiny Kahan river meets another rainy stream called Parnal Khas and turns east towards Tilla Jogian Range. The fort is about 300 feet (91 m) above its surroundings. It is 2660 feet (818 m) above sea level and covers an area of 12.63 acres and lies the on the historic Grand Trunk Road between the mountainous region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the plains of Punjab. 16 km NW of Jhelum and 7 km from Dina.