Uparkot is a fort located in east side of Junagadh in Gujarat. It is one of the oldest fort in India.
It is on the foothills of Girnar hill during reign of the Maurya Empire and continued to be used during Gupta period, but it lost its importance when the capital of Saurashtra region was moved from Junagadh to Vallabhi by Maitraka.
The fort has Buddhist influences right from 2nd century AD. However, the fort origins is believed to be from 300 BC.