[News] Polo on the Roof of the World-Shandur Polo Festival

Shandur (Monitoring Desk): The world-famous free style Shandur Polo Festival has started on the highest polo ground of the world located at  12,200 feet (3,700 m) above the sea level. Polo is traditionally played on this enigmatic ground between the teams of Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan.  This year Gilgit-Baltistan will be defending its title with Chitral team in the final. The polo festival will continue from July 7 to 9, 2012.

Thousands of tourist visit this beautiful place on earth where they could have a lot other joyful activities beside enjoying the kingly polo matches, such as hiking, paragliding, camping, bonfire and sight seeing.

One Response to [News] Polo on the Roof of the World-Shandur Polo Festival

  1. Haider Ali says:

    Polo shows and is also evidence of love among the brothers of gigit and chitral.Chitral being a fudal state of kashmir is also part of gilgit baltistan,and also by culture,by tradition and culture and by language .Chitral was also part of Kashmir.

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