A community close to the city of Jaipur, Tonk is a standout amongst the most intriguing places with regards to Rajasthan and is famous for its old havelis and mosques. This rich town of Jaipur was once led by the Pathans of Afghanistan. The antiquated town invests heavily in its excellent architectural wonders, set up amid the Mughal time.
The primary fascination of Tonk is the 19th-century Sunehri Kothi or the Golden Mansion, situated close Bada Kuan on Najar Bagh Road. The structure is by all accounts rough and standard from its outsides however a look at its illustrious brilliant shaded insides does outright equity to its name. Sheesh Mahal, or the glass corridor of Sunehri Kothi, is decorated with the astonishing glass and flower work alongside choice examples of Meenakari work that are certain to leave enchanted. Sunehri Kothi has been pronounced as a significant verifiable landmark by the Government of Rajasthan.
Situated around 20-30 kilometers from the Tonk-Sawai Madhopur Highway is the Hathi Bhata. Carved out from a solitary stone, as the name recommends, it is an eminent elephant and a significant well-known vacation destination. Developed by Ram Nath Slat amid the rule of Sawai Ram Singh, this landmark bears an engraving that portrays the tale of Nala and Damayanti.
Bisalpur, situated around 60-80 kilometers from Tonk, was established by the Chahamana ruler Vigraharaja IV in 12th century A.D. Bisalpur is viewed as significant because of the temple of Gokarnesvara, otherwise called Bisal Deoji’s temple. It was built by Vigraharaja IV, who was a fervent lover of Gokarna. The inward sanctum of the temple reveres a Shiva linga. The temple has a hemispherical vault, upheld on eight tall columns brandishing flower carvings.
HADI RANI BAORI
The Hadi Rani Baori stepwell is accepted to have been worked in the 12th century. It is rectangular on plan with twofold storeyed corridors on the western side. Every one of these halls is flanked with an angled doorway. Pictures of Brahma, Ganesa and Mahishasuramardini are cherished in specialties on the lower stories.
DIGGI KALYANJI TEMPLE
At 5600 years, this temple is most likely one of the most functional Hindu temples. Shri Kalyanji, a manifestation of Lord Vishnu is revered here. Individuals rush here from the whole way across the nation to look for the divinity’s gifts and opportunities from their agonies. This temple, situated at a separation of around 60 odd kilometers from Tonk is a demonstration of the craftsmanship of old occasions.
As one of the biggest mosques in India, Jama Masjid in Tonk makes for an overwhelming sight and is an extraordinary case of the incomparable Mughal architectural style from a past period. The development of Jama Masjid was begun by Nawab Amir Khan, the main Nawab of Tonk. The development of the mosque was finished amid the rule of Nawab Wzirudhoula. While brilliant compositions and Meenakari embellish the dividers inside, upgrading the inherent magnificence of the mosque, the outside is effectively conspicuous with four monstrous miners that are unmistakable from a far distance, all of which consolidate to describe its great multifaceted nature.
Perceived as the lifesaver of the state capital, Jaipur, the Bilaspur Dam is a gravity dam built on the River Banas, close Deoli in Tonk locale of Rajasthan. The development of the dam was finished in the year 1999, and from that point forward it has gone about as a significant wellspring of water to a few areas in the state.
The Jaldevi temple is situated in the Bavadi town, close Todaraisingh city in Tonk, Rajasthan. The temple is committed to the Jal Devi and is said to be 250 years of age. A neighborhood conviction is that the symbol of Jaldevi had at first been inside a well close-by, before being put in the temple.
The Clock Tower, privately known as Ghanta Ghar, discovers its name among the most authentic spots of Tonk. Worked by Mohammed Sadat Ali Khan, the Nawab of Tonk, its authentic criticalness is stand-out. On the off chance that the story by local people is to be accepted, there was a pandemic illness called ‘Haiza’ way back in the year 1936. This terrible time caused the Nawab to disseminate prescriptions to the individuals who experienced it. At last, the cash that was gathered in the process was utilized to assemble this famous clock tower.