GAGRON FORT (Jhalawar) , Rajasthan

Gagron Fort is situated in Jhalawar district of Rajasthan, in the Hadoti region of India. It is an example of a hill and water fort. Such a good fort built by doda rajput,khichi chauhan and rulers ruled in this fort.presently,fort under in archological survey of India. The fort was constructed by the chieftains of the Doda Rajput clan in the 8th century but was conquered numerous times by various monarchs until it was granted as a gift to the Maharaja of Kota by Aurangzeb. Visiting timing: 9AM–5PM.

Dara ,a small village on the way to Jhalawar, is famous for its sprawling wild life sanctuary. It was once a shikaar-bari (hunting abode) for the princely maharajas . Dara as termed in vernacular language means small passages cut between small hills thus lacking height.The passages of Dara can also be seen through train while travelling to Mumbai from Kota. Presently it is a protected wild life sanctuary housing many species of flora and fauna. This magnificient fort is located on the banks of Ahu and Kali Sindh rivers.Both of these rivers are tributaries of Chambal river originating in Madhya Pradesh.


September to March

In Summer : March to June 30 °C - 49 °C

In Monsoon : July to September 23 °C - 39 °C

In Winters : October to February 9 °C - 20 °C


By Air :Nearest Airport is Kota 87 km. The native and foreign tourists can hire a taxi to reach Jhalawar.

By Road :National highway number.12 passes through the town of Jhalawar. Road condition is quite good and therefore taxi can be availed in this route.

By Rail :Jhalawar has a newly-constructed railway station that is 2 kilometres from Jhalawar city.