The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Arabic and Persian Research Institute in Tonk is located in the heart of the Tonk city in the valley of two historical hills of Rasiya and Annapoorna. The Institute has a beautiful Art gallery, started in the year 2002 of magnificent arts and a Display hall.
In this Art Gallery the beautiful calligraphic designs mesmerize the comers. Namda calligraphy, art of charming photography, collection of postage stamps etc. capture the eye of the visitors. Calligraphy on human hair, pulse, rice and sesame alongwith the lines written inside the transparent glass bottles has made the Institute a centre of attraction of tourists and visitors.
In the Display Hall of MAAPRI, Tonk the important and historical manuscripts enriched with some of the seal impressions of kings, princesses etc. and notes in their own hand writings with signatures are displayed. All these antique belongings are preserved under the intact show-cases covered with a transparent glass for the common people. The various manuscripts on different subjects written with golden frontispiece and floral designs drawn with the ink made of precious stones attracts scholars as well as general public to this place.
Tonk is well connected by road and railways.