Gagron Fort is listed as one of the “Hill Forts of Rajasthan”, a cluster of heritage sites by UNESCO but unlike the rest in the list, it is barely known and rarely visited. It nevertheless stands alone and stands tall on the banks of Kali Sindh.
The archaelogical ste of Eran is now a small, rectangular plot with a few surviving statues and parts of temples, mostly from the Gupta era (3rd-5th century CE) although the place has a history dating back to the Mauryan Era (3rd Century BC).
It looked like a set of mundane huts, barely standing there, braving the assaults of time and harsh weather of the cold desert. However, as I walked in, I came face to face with Maitreya, or rather his larger than life feet.
Hayagriva Madhab Temple in Hajo is named after Hayagriva, the horse headed avatar of Lord Vishnu. As is the case with most Archaeological sites in Assam, this place survives more as a living religious site.
Shergarh Fort is named after Sher Shah Suri. Not too many details are available for this medieval monuments and it is not surprising because most people barely know the town of Dholpur itself, where it is situated.