Located in Tonk district of Rajasthan, the historical heritage Hathi bhata is a major attraction of Tonk. Hathibhata is located in Gumanpura village, 22 kilometers from Tonk district and about 5 kilometers from the historical fort of Kakod. It is a statue of an elephant carved on a stone.
The inscription written on the right ear of Hathi bhata provides evidence of Hathibhata being historical.
In religious and mythological terms, Hathi bhata has its own significance. Hathi bhata looks like a live elephant when seen from a distance. Elephant Bhatta is said to have been built by Ramnath Salat during the reign of King Sawai Ramsingh in Samvat 1200 and it is also said that it was built by the Pandavas during their unknown stay in the Mahabharata period. Here, the plates on their dinner stone also remain like pangat.
It is a wonderful example of the art of historical heritage artists and it shows the excellence of the artists.
How to reach Hathibhata Tonk Rajasthan
Near Bus Stand:- Tonk 25 KM
Near Railway Station :- Sawai Madhopur 54KM
Near Airport :- Jaipur 118 Km