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A spectacular monument

A spectacular monument  Video Review

Shahi Jama Masjid

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7th Nov 16

Mosque is situated about 85 km in Shahbad

Mosque is situated about 85 km in Shahbad  Video Review

Shahi Jama Masjid

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7th Nov 16

An ancient Lord Shiva temp, garden in Shahbad Bara

An ancient Lord Shiva temp, garden in Shahbad Bara  Video Review

Tapasviyo Ki Bagechi

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7th Nov 16

It's situated about 30 km away from Baran

It's situated about 30 km away from Baran  Video Review


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7th Nov 16

Shiva temple most popular among the devotee

Shiva temple most popular among the devotee  Video Review

Manihara Mahadev Mandir

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7th Nov 16

Was built in 8-9th cent by Hammeer Clan

Was built in 8-9th cent by Hammeer Clan  Video Review

Shahabad Fort

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7th Nov 16

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Vibham Sethi

Vibham Sethi4.3/5

2 reviews

District Headquarter

Great place for farming. Good land for cultivation. Whole baran is surrounded by different types of temples and picnic spots. Parvati river is situated nearby baran. Banganga river is present in between the city. Whole city is going to develop in or before 5 years.

Vivek Sharma

Vivek Sharma3.9/5

66 reviews

A month long Stay in Baran

Baran is one of the unexplored district of state Rajasthan from tourism point of view. It is also one of under developed district for which world bank had planned many things for development of locals and the project District Poverty Initiative Project DPIP). I know it because of my father was deputed here under this project and explored almost every treasure of this district. I also got this opportunity to explore this area, when I was there during my training in, Anta. First I begins with Sitabadi. A place where Maa Sita (wife of Lord Ram) gave birth to love & Kush. A temple is there with Kunds of water which are automatically refilled by natural stream of water located at base of kund. The place surrounded by lush greenery. A must visit place. Next I visited Bhand devera Temple, which is also called as Khajuraho of Rajasthan. A lord Shiva's temple with finely craved postures. Next is the Kunda khoh, which is a unexplored destination near Shahabad. A view from top of a great and deep valley, which becomes a huge waterfall in monsoon season. Next is the Shahabad fort, one of the strongest fort in the Hadoti region. Another fort in Baran is Shergarh fort which is one of the best fort in all over Rajasthan. In my opinion two to three days are enough for visiting all the must visit places of Baran . . Here is the list of Must visit places:. - Sitabadi. - Bhand-devra Temple. - Shahabad Fort. - Kunda Khoh. - Kapildhara. - Kakoni. - Shergarh Fort. - Kanyadah.

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Baran Overview

Located in the state of Rajasthan in north-western India, Baran is a district, which was created out of the district of Kota on 10th April, 1991. The headquarters of this district is based in Baran city, which is also a municipality in the Baran district. Spread over an area of 6955.4 sq. km, 2.17 lac hectares is covered by forests, which includes Sagavan, Kher, Salan and Gargsari.

The district shares its boundaries with Madhya Pradesh in north and east, and Jhalawar District in south and south-west. From the west and north-west, Kota District bounds the Baran district. Kalisindh, which is the most important river of Hadoti region, flows through the district. Parvan, Parvati, Andheri and Ban-Ganga are the other rivers passing through Baran. During 14th to 15th century, Solanki Rajputs ruled over the region.

The Kishanganj and Shahabad Panchayat Samitis of the district are inhabited by tribes called Sahariya. Dolmela is the main festival, which is celebrated at the Dol Talab in Baran. This fair lasts for 15 days starting from the holy occasion of Jaljhulni Akadshi. Main attraction of this fair is the Shobha Yatra, which feature 54 Dev Vimans that are also known as Dol.

This procession starts from the Shreeji temple and ends at the Dol Talab, where all the Dev Vimans are worshipped. Another popular event in the district is Sitabari Mela, which is organised at the holy place called Sitabari, on Jyestha Amavasya. Besides the fairs and festivals, historic and religious sites of the region are also major attractions among the tourists. Sitabari, Kakoni, Ramgarh-Bhand Devra Temple and Shergarh Fort are some of the major attractions in the region.

Nearest airport from the district is Jaipur International Airport, which serves direct flights from major Indian cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Indore and Ahmedabad. Situated on Kota-Bina rail route, Baran Railway Station is the main railhead serving the district. However, the convenient railhead close to the district is Kota Junction Railway Station.

Wide network of road connects the district to various cities, including Kota, Ajmer, Bikaner, Delhi, Gwalior and Jaipur. Located in close proximity with National Highway 76, Baran Bus Station is the main bus station serving the district. The best time to visit Baran is from October through February, when the weather is pleasant and favourable for sightseeing.

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