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Tonk City In Rajasthan

Tonk City in Rajasthan

Location: Tonk District, Rajasthan
Founder: Amir Khan
Founded In: 1817 A.D.
Nick Name: Nawabi Nagari
Official Site:

Something About Tonk City in Rajasthan

Tonk city is a district headquarter of Tonk District in Rajasthan State, India. The city was first ruled by Nawab Muhammad Amir Khan in the 18th century. It was ruled by Mughals & Rao ruler before the 18th century then Tonk was ruled by the British Government. Another interesting thing is Tonk was known as Samwad Lakshya at the time of the Mahabharat period.

Places to Visit in Tonk City in Rajasthan

Sunehri Kothi

Sunehri Kothri at Tonk City in Rajasthan
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Sunehri Kothi is a massive mansion of Gold located in this city of Rajasthan. This ancient palace was built by king Ibrahim Khan in the 18th century. Its walls are painted by real gold & silver.

Diggi Kalyan Ji Ka Mandir

Diggi Kalyan Ji Temple in Tonk city, Rajasthan
Image by Deepakchandelbanwara, (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Diggi Kalyan Ji temple is located 55 km from the main Tonk city. It was built by Maharaj Digva in the 15th century. People visit here at Ekadashi night every year.

How to Reach Tonk City in Rajasthan

By Airway

Jaipur International Airport is the nearest airport to reach Tonk city and it is 93 km from the city. Another option is Kishangarh airport and it is located 148 km from the Tonk.

 By Railway

Banasthali Niwai is the nearest railway station to reach this city and it is located 32 km from the main city. Another option is the Siras railway station and it is only 30 km from Tonk city.

By Roadway

Tonk city is located on National Highway No. 52, 552, & State Highway No. 34, & 37A. You can reach the city by Bus, Taxi or you also rent a car or bike to explore real Rajasthan in your own way, like a road trip.

Distance B/W Rajasthan Cities to Tonk

Cities in Rajasthan

Distance in Km

Sawai Madhopur

76 Km


100 Km


151 Km


155 Km


218 Km


338 Km


340 Km


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