Osiyan : Osian an ancient town located at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India!!

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Jodhpur is one of the beautiful place to visit in Rajasthan, India. Jodhpur is located towards the western side of the capital city of Rajasthan “Jaipur”. Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan, India. Jodhpur is famous for it’s blue building hence also know as ” Blue City”. Jodhpur is also know as “Sun City” as the whether here is bright and sunny all around the year and the houses are made of blue Colour to remain cool during the sunny days.

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Osian is also known as Osyian which is an ancient town build in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Osian is an Oasis in the Thar desert. Osian is a town in Osain tehsil in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan, India. Total number is houses in Osian are 2091 and total population is 12,548. Osian is 65 km away from Jodhpur is accessible by only road. Osian has number of temples which attracts tourist and foreigners.

Things to enjoy at Osian town in Jodhpur:-

We can enjoy hell lots of things at Osian In Jodhpur, Rajasthan. There are many activities which we can enjoy throughout the whole day. There is full day Osian desert safari which shows the entire desert area of Osian along with wild animals. There are many temples among which famous temples are Hindu and Jain temples such as Mahavir Jain temple, Sun temple, Sacchayee Mata temple, Harihara temples,etc. Another than temple we can enjoy camel rides and camel safaris. Osian is a famous pilgrimage site of the Oswal Jain community, most of the shrines and temples in Osian lie in ruins today. We can also enjoy the food of Osian as there are a few eateries which provide Rajasthani food and some restaurants provide sweet dishes before the meal known as “Mithi Manuhar”.

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How to reach Osian in Jodhpur, Rajasthan:-

Hindi and Rajasthani are the local languages here. We canreach to Osian either by roadways (Osian is 65km away from Jodhpur, Rajasthan we can also travel by buses or cars or whichever vehicles suit us for roadways) through Jodhpuror through railways ” Osyian rail station” is the nearby railway station of Osian. We can reach Osian hotel through airways which is 55km away from Jodhpur.

Osian sand dunes and resort:-

Osian is a beautiful to visit in Rajasthan. Osian is a perfect place for Rajasthan Thar and camp desert. There are many amenities provided by Osian sand dunes and result including free parking, Wheelchair access, availability of breakfast, children and friendly family, activities for children,etc. There is a great romantic view which is really soothing. Adults can enjoy gypsy rides, dinner and folk dances. There is an availability of AC rooms and tents as well. We can also enjoy the beautiful sunset in the desert. Service is amazing, the staff here is quiet friendly and helpful, arrangements done by staff is pretty good. The rooms here are very clean and spacious.

History of Osian town in Jodhpur, Rajasthan:-

Osian town is panchayat village and headquarter for Osian tehsil. Osian is famous as home to the cluster of ruined Brahmanical and Jain temples dating from the 8th to 11th centuries. The city was a major religious centre of the kingdom of Marwar during the Gurjara Pratihara dynasty.

The Osian town in Jodhpur used to be a major trading center as early as in the Gupta period along with that Osian twin of Rajasthan was also a major center of Brahminism and Jainism for hundreds of years. Earlier Osian twin was known as “Ukesa”, “Uvasisala” and “Upkesapur-pattana”. The village was re-established by Utpaladeva(c. 900-950).

Famous Place to visit in the town of Osian in Jodhpur, Rajasthan:-

Osian twin is famous for it’s religious places and also for it’s camel and jeep safaris. Other than these there are many more famous things to visit at Osian in Rajasthan are monuments at Osian town in Rajsthan,India, Jain temples, Hindu temples, Parshvanath statue, Carving on the walls of Osian Jain temple, Elephant Carving on wall, Osiya temple and Architecture, Inside the main temple, Sculpture inside the temple, Jain temple in Osian, 1897, Top of the Jain temple and Osian sand dunes and resort.

This article just can give a virtual tour of this place but if you really want to feel the culture the real view of this place just book you ticket and try to plan a next tour to this beautiful place.

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