About Tonk

Tonk is a town in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The town is situated 95 km by road south of Jaipur, near the right bank of the Banas River. Tonk is one of the well-renowned districts of Rajasthan. Tonk has been called ‘Rajasthan ka Lucknow’, ‘Adab ka Gulshan’, ‘Romantic poet Akhtar Shreerani ki Nagri’, ‘Meethe Kharboojo ka Chaman’, and ‘Hindu Muslim Ekta ka Maskan’.
Sunehri Kothi

The main attraction of Tonk is the 19th-century Sunehri Kothi or the Golden Mansion, situated near Bada Kuan on Najar Bagh Road. Sheesh Mahal, or the glass hall of Sunehri Kothi, is adorned with amazing glass and floral work along with exquisite samples of Meenakari work that are sure to leave spellbound.
Jama Masjid 

Located in the heart of the bustling city is the Jama Masjid, Rajasthan’s finest mosque. Delicately frescoed inside and out with intricate patterns, the mosque still contains some of the ancient lamps.
The Arabic and Persian Research Institute 

The research institute is located in the heart of Tonk city in the valley of two historical hills of Rasiya and Annapoorna. The Institute houses some of the oldest collections of books and manuscripts in Persian and Arabic. Some of the ancient books here are beautifully adorned in gold, emerald, pearls, and rubies.
Haathi Bhata 

Situated around 20-30 kilometers from the Tonk- Sawai Madhopur Highway is the Hathi Bhata. Carved out from a single stone, it is a magnificent life-size stone elephant. This monument bears an inscription that narrates the story of Raja Nal and Damayanti.
Bisaldeo Temple 

Bisalpur, located around 60-80 kilometers from Tonk, is considered very important due to the temple of Gokarnesvara, also known as Bisal Deoji’s temple. The inner sanctum of the temple enshrines a Shiva linga. The temple has a hemispherical dome, supported on eight tall pillars sporting floral carvings.
Hadi Rani Baori 

Hadi Rani Baori is a rectangular stepwell with double-storeyed corridors on the western side. Each of these corridors is flanked with an arched doorway. Images of Brahma, Ganesha, and Mahishasura Mardini are enshrined in niches on the lower storeys.
Diggi Kalyanji Temple 

Diggi Kalyanji Temple is a 5600-year-old temple and is probably one of the oldest, functional Hindu temples. Shri Kalyanji, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu is enshrined here. The pinnacle of the temple is supported by 16 pillars and makes for a truly magnificent sight.
Jal Devi Mandir

Jal Devi Mandir is situated at Bavadi village, legend is that the statue of Jal Devi appeared in water 400 years ago.

Kalpvriksh is a tree in the Balunda village and is visited by many travelers during the month of Karthik. It is believed that the tree fulfills all the wishes of devotees.
Best Time To Visit Tonk

Tonk experiences a hot semi-arid climate and the main seasons of the region are summers, monsoon, and winter. The best time to visit this town is between the months of October and February when the weather is cool and pleasant. Tourists can also visit this historically rich town during the monsoon season, which is characterized by moderate temperature and slight rainfall.

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