The glen of Giri is located 8 km north-east of Taxila, at the foot of Margalla. It is approached through a rough torrent
bed near two villages named Khurram Gujar and Khurram Paracha, there are remains of two monasteries and stupas, one on the
top of the hill and other below it. The ramains of Giri fort are perched on the hill top, with spring water falling within
it. The fort was built in 5th century by the Buddhist monks. Later, it was used by Sultan Masud, son of Sultan Mahmud of Gazni.