Tonkin Bamboo culms are straight, thick walled with non-prominent nodes. They are the most durable of all bamboo species. They make excellent privacy bamboo fences with their naturally straight and compact form, making less porous fence screen.
One of the biggest mosques in the country, the Jama Masjid’s construction began in 1246 by Amir Khan, the first Nawab of Tonk and it was completed in 1298 by his son, Nawab Wazirudhoula. There are paintings with gold and ‘meenakari’ work on the walls of the mosque.
Sunehri Kothi (Mansion of Gold) is a magnificent hall in the city of Tonk in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The hall is within the old palace complex, whose walls and ceilings are one sumptuous expanse of enamel mirror-work, gilt and painted glass illuminated through stained-glass windows from Belgium.