tonk and the persian art
located, 96 kms away from jaipur. this is a quiet town which was ruled by tribes of 'pathans' from afghanistan. the focal point of tonk is the suneri kothi, the golden bungalow. a fairly ordinary monument from outside, it has stunningly rich ornamental interiors. there are also some interesting building that accommodated the british office. tonk is also famous for its leather and felt industry and one can pick up a good bargain from the markets. the nawab of tonk was an avid book lover and built a sizable library of arabic and persian manuscripts. arabic and persian research institute are also located here.