The capital of the Chitral district is
Chitral town, situated on the western bank of the Chitral River (or
Kunar River). The population is about 20,000 .
In the middle of the town where the river makes a big turn, there is the former ruler's palace surrounded by the woods. Aside the fort and at the edge of the sport ground is the Shahi mosque. From here you can have the beautiful view of the Trichmir.
The main street runs straight from north to south (here from left
to right) and along it is the bazaar with its various shops . At the
end of the bazaar is the polo ground.