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About 58km from Jodhpur on the diversion off the main Jodhpur-Bikaner Highway, is Osian, an oasis in the desert.

Osian
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Facts About Jodhpur
Location: Situated in West of Rajasthan.
Distance: New Delhi (597 km), Jaipur (332km), Udaipur (260 km), Ajmer (211 km)
STD Code: 0291
Population: .77 millions
Area: 75.50 sq km.
Language: Hindi, English & Marwari
Altitude: 230 metres
Clothing: Summer light tropical (cotton) for summer & Light woolen for winter


Osian

About Osian
An oasis in the desert, situated on the diversion off the main Jodhpur - Bikaner Highway. A drive to this ancient township takes one past undulating terrain, punctuated by desert stretches and little hamlets. Osian has 15 beautifully sculpted Jain and Brahmanical temples.

Of these the most outstanding ones are the earlier Surya or Sun Temple and the later Kali temple,Sachiya Mata Temple and the main temple dedicated to Lord Mahavira.

Picture of Osian

Osian Temple

Osian Temple



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