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Hathi Bhata Tonk

Situated 30kilometers from Tonk- Sawai Madhopur Highway, the Hathi Bhata Tonk Rajasthan is one of the beautiful monuments in Rajasthan India. Carved out from a single stone this is a stone elephant which attracts tourists from all over to this place. Indianholiday.com offers online information on Hathi Bhata, Tonk Rajasthan and other tourist attractions of Rajasthan and other parts of India.

Located in the dry and arid zones of Rajasthan, Tonk is a little district in Rajasthan. The Tonk is the administrative headquarters of the state. Bounded by Jaipur and Sawai Madhopur Tonk is one of the biggest producers of sandstone.

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Located in Kakod in Tonk, Hathi Bhata, Tonk Rajasthan is one of the most interesting tourist places in Rajasthan. Every year tourists come from different places to see the beautiful monument. Carved out from a single rock this is a stone sculpture of an elephant that attracts tourists because of its sheer size and uniqueness.

Description:
Hidden away from the busy city life, Tonk is a village in Rajasthan. On your tour to Rajasthan you can get to see the most unique monument in this place. Carved from a single block of rock this is a sculpted image of an elephant which surpasses a real elephant in its sheer size and magnificence. It is a rock cut form of a life size elephant. The story of Raja Nal and Damayanti is carved on the same rock.

Besides the Hathi Bhata, Tonk in Rajasthan has a number of interesting tourist places which allure tourists from world over.

There is an Arabic and Persian Institute in Tonk in Rajasthan which houses a significant collection of Arabic and Persian manuscripts which are heavily adorned with precious stones like rubies, emeralds and pearls. The Sunheri Kothi is a beautiful monument in Tonk which is intricately designed and adorned with stained glass, mirrors, stucco and gilt. So it has earned the name of a golden mansion.

Besides the Hathi Bhata, Tonk Rajasthan, the city has another major tourist place called Toda Raisingh. It is an ancient town which is archaeologically quite important and is one of the most beautiful ancient towns. During the 15th and 16th century the Toda Raisingh was the capital of the Solanki Rajputs. It got its name from Rail Singh Sisodia who was the Mughal Mansabdar of this region. The Toda Raisingh town has a number of interesting destinations like the Hadi Rani Ki Baori, Raja Rai Singh's Mahal, Isar Baori, and tourists can visit the ancient temples of Kalyanji, Raghoraiji, Gopinathji, Govind Deoji.