Baran is the administrative headquarters of Baran District, in Rajasthan. It is located 248 km south-east of Jaipur.
Enchanting excursions in the neighborhood include Sitabari, Manihara Mahadevji Mandir, Kakuni, Kapildhara, Shergarh Fort and
Nearest airport is at Kota (72 km). Baran Railway Station is situated on the Kota-Guna rail route.
National Highway 76 passes through Baran. By road, Baran is linked with Kota, Bundi, Jaipur and Shivpuri.