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Baran :

Baran city was under Solanki Rajputs in the 14th -15th century.
It is not known exactly when the town of Baran was created from twelve villages of the Solanki Rulers and named 'Baran'. Baran was part of Kota District until early 1990's when it was declared a independent District of Rajasthan

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Sita Bari Fair  

Sita Bari Fair :

Sitabari Fair is held 45 km from Baran at Kelwara, on NH 27. The temples & tanks at Kelwara are known as Sitabari.
According to the folklore Sita had to spend her exile here in the ASHRAM of the Saint VALMIKI. A tribal fare takes place here at Kelwara in the month of May on ‘Amavasya’. It is a very colorful fare of the local Saharia Tribals.


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Kakoni :
Kakoni is situated about 85 Km. from Baran in Chhipabarod Tehsil. It is surrounded by mountains and is on the bank of Parwan river. Kakoni temples were built in 8th century. Some remains of the 'Vaishnav', 'Shiv' and 'Jain' temples can be seen here. Some statues from Kakoni temples are kept in the Museums at Kota and Jhalawar districts.
 
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Ramgarh - Bhand Devra Temple  
Ramgarh - Bhand Devra Temple :
Ramgarh-Bhand Devra temples are situated about 40 Km. from Baran. The 10th century Shiv Mandir of Ramgarh are based on the Khujraho style. This temple is known as Rajasthan's mini Khujraho but has been damaged owing to neglect.

On top of the Ramgarh hill - Kisnai and Annapurna Devi temples are located in the natural cave. One has to climb 750 stairs constructed by Jhala Jalim Singh. Fair is also organised during Kartik Purnima.

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Kanyadeah - Bilas :

Bilas is situated about 45 Km. from Baran in Kishanganj tehsil on NH 27. Bilas was a city during the Kheechi period. This area was destroyed later by Aurangazeb. The ruins of the Bilasgarh is still situated in the lonely place inside forest area.
 
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Shergarh Fort  
Shergarh Fort :

The Shergarh fort is located about 65 Km. from Baran district. in Atru tehsil. on the banks of Parvan river. The fort stands a little detached from the walled township, which boasts of its ancient Brahmanical and Jain temples. A stone edict of 790 AD gives historical details.

         
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Shahabad Fort :

Shahabad fort is the one of the largest fort amongst the forts in Hadoti. It is situated about 80 km. from Baran on NH-76. It is a good photo opp for those interested, from the highway. The fort was constructed by the Chauhan Rulers in century 1521 (Samvat 1577).
 
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From Hiway 27 Shahbad Fort Baran
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Baran Sitabari Temple
Sorsan Blackbuck
From Hiway 27 Shahbad Fort Baran

Sitabari Temple

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The Remains of Garhgachh
The 9th - 13th century A.D. temples in red stone, situated in the Baran district near Atru (30 KMs)

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Sorsan RTDC Complex:
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Sorsan Black Buck Reserve :

Forest and wildlife department with the Department of Tourism have pruposed to develop the Eco-Tourism in Sorsan. According to the latest census carried out by the Wildlife department, 1872 Black Bucks and 324 Chinkaras were counted in Sorsan. Other birds and animals like wild cat, monitor lizard, fox, along with migratory and resident birds like painted storks, coots and several species add charm to the sport.

Sorsan is an ideal place for wild animals and birds. It is spread over a very large area. The place has all that is required to be developed as a Black Buck sanctuary.

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