Baran is a district that is based in Rajasthan. Prior to 1947, this district was part of Kota which was a princely state. In the year 1949, when Rajasthan got reconstituted, the Baran district came into existence as a sub division of the Kota district. Baran is known for its agro-based industries and has the scope for rapid industrialisation.
Places to Stay
There are many budget-friendly hotels at Baran. Some of them include the Sanskar Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 400), Radhika Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1200), Shree Ganesh Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1500) and Hotel Mamta (Tariff – Rs. 600).
The official language of Baran is Hadoti. Hindi and Rajasthani are also spoken here.
Some of the festivals that are celebrated in Baran include Piplod Christmas Fair (December), Brahamnai Mataji Fair, Phuldol Festival (March) and Sitabari Mela.
Places of Interest
There are many tourist destinations in Baran. Some of them include the Nahargarh Fort, the Shergarh Fort, Siabari, the Manihara Mahadev Mandir (3 km from Baran) and Kakoni.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Jaipur Airport and is approximately 317 km from Baran.
Baran has its own railway station. Trains to major cities in India run through this station regularly.
There are daily buses to Delhi, Kanpur, Sirsa, Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Jaipur and other Indian cities from Baran. Some of the best bus operators in this region include Jain Travels, and Paras Travels. When you make use of any bus ticket offer on various travel websites, you can save a lot of money.