Amarnath Mahadev, Tonk

A small temple of Lrod Shiva with a beautiful view.

Rajasthan being a princely state was center of kings and Rajputs who used to have their own deities and gods. They have built numerous temples in Rajasthan. Most of the temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, and other goddesses. Hindu mythology is vast and there are many inscriptions and books are available to prove the many stories and tales told by the rishis and Maharishis. According to Hindu Mythology, there are 33 crore Gods and Goddesses and amongst them Lord Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva are considered the chief ones. As the three gods are known for their own duties whereas Los Shiva is known as the destroyer of the world and he can do that whenever he gets angry. So there are many sects in Hinduism and Shaivism or the Shiva followers is one of them and the devotees reach to the temples in all over the world to worship their God.


This is one of the shiva temples. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the temple is located on hills outside the Tonk city. From here you can enjoy the benefits of peace, nature, hills view, beautiful view, banas river, temple and more. This is one of the Best place to visit in Tonk.


Shiva is also known as Mahadev, is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is one of the supreme beings within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism.


A small town near the city of Jaipur, Tonk is one of the most interesting places in Rajasthan and is renowned for its old havelis and mosques. This elegant town was once ruled by the Pathans of Afghanistan. The ancient town takes pride in its beautiful architectural wonders, established during the Mughal era. The Nawab of Tonk was very fond of literature and built a large library of Persian and Arabic manuscripts. Founded in the 17th century, the town of Tonk serves as a host to several mansions, mosques and British colonial buildings. This cross-cultural town is a mixture of Rajput buildings and Muslim architecture, which sets this town apart from others. Rich in cultural heritage and magnificent structures, Tonk attracts tourists from all over the world.

This historic city formed a part of Harsha Vardhan’s empire during which the Chinese traveller Fa-Hien visited India. The King of Jaipur, Raja Man Singh conquered Tari and Tokra Janpad, during the Akbar regime. 12 villages of Tokra Janpad were given away to Bhola Brahmin in the year 1643. Later, the name ‘Tonk’ was given to these twelve villages by Bhola. Connected to the Bairath culture and civilization, Tonk has a rich historical backdrop. The modern town of Tonk was founded by Nawab Amir Khan. Formerly a princely state, it became a part of Rajasthan in 1948. Tonk is often described as Rajasthan ka Lucknow, Adab ka Gulshan, Romantic poet Akhtar Shreerani ki Nagri, Meethe Kharboojo ka Chaman and Hindu Muslim Ekta ka Maskan. A historical town of archaeological significance, Tonk is an absolute delight for any tourist who visits this town.


  • The closest airport, Sanganer airport at Jaipur, is located 94 kms from Tonk.

  • Bus service to Tonk is from cities like Jaipur, Kota, Gwalior, Bhilwara and other towns.

  • Located 38 kms from Tonk, Banasthali Niwai railway station has trains from Jaipur, Kota, Secunderabad, Bhopal, Jodhpur and Indore.

When To Go

The best time to visit this temple is between the months of July-March, when the afternoons are pleasant with a slight nip in the air, and the days are cold and cloudy. Bestest time is Rainey season.

Near by Attractions

  • Sunehri Kothi

  • Clock Tour

  • Ann-Purna Ganesh Ji Temple

  • Jain Nasiya Temple

  • Rashiya Tekari

  • The Arabic & Persian Research Institute

  • Jama Masjid

  • Banas River

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