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Tonk Overview

Tonk is a historical town situated in Rajasthan on the eastern banks of River Banas. Tonk is 100 km away from Jaipur and is located in the eastern part of the state. It is the administrative headquarters of Tonk District. Tonk is surrounded by Jaipur in the north, Ajmer District in the west and Bundi District in the South.

The Bairath culture and civilization has a rich history which is related to this ancient town. Tonk had its first ruler as Nawab Mohammed Amir Khan. In 1806, the Nawab conquered this destination from Balwant Rao Holkar and later the British government occupied Tonk.

One of the most renowned ancient structures of Tonk is the Jama Masjid which was built by Nawab Mohammed Amir Khan, the first Nawab of Tonk. However, the completion of the Jama Masjid was done under the regime of Nawab Wzirudhoula who was the first son of the Nawab. The Jama Masjid is located in the south-west block of Tonk.

Sunahari Kothi popularly known as ‘Shishmahal’ is located near the 'Bada Kuan', which means 'the big well' in the southern part of Tonk. Known for its splendid features such as gold polish on its wall, this ancient structure is a delight to watch. Tonk, though a small town, is host to large and small industries such as cotton yarn, beverages (fruit juice) and ball bearing industries.

The nearest airport to this destination is located in Jaipur. This airport receives flights from Mumbai, Delhi, Jodhpur, Udaipur and a few more cities. There are few trains that pass through Tonk railway station and this station is located along the Mumbai-Delhi route. However, the major rail head is the Jaipur railway station. Tonk is well connected by roads as it lies on National Highway 12.

The best time to visit Tonk is between the months of October to March.

There is so much to see in Tonk.

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