Osian Tourism

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Ideal Duration : 1 day Best Time : November to March
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"Be a foreigner or be an Asian, the place to be in is Osian." Osian Tourism Osian (Osiyan), also known as the 'Khajuraho of Rajasthan', has earned this name due to its many temples, some of which are very erotic. It is an ancient temple city located 65 kms north of Jodhpur in the state of Rajasthan in western India. This place is of utmost significance to the Jains and the Hindus as some of their most important shrines lie in this beautiful city. Amongst the many temples that this town is host to, the ones that stand out in their beauty and grandeur are the Surya or Sun Temple, the Sachiya Mata Temple and the main Jain temple dedicated to Lord Mahavira. Endowed with golden sand dunes all around, one can get a majestic aerial view of this place from the Sachiya Mata Temple. Download Osian PDF Guide > What's Great? Boasts of the luxurious camel camp. What's not so Great? Not much to explore (can be covered in a day). For Whom Osian is a perfect destination for people who wish to explore the temple architecture of Rajasthan along with experiencing the desert. It acts as an ideal base camp for the safari towards Jaisalmer. It can be visited by families, kids and couples.

One Day Itinerary Visit the Sachiya Mata Temple and the Mahavira Temple on the first day because they are just about a hundred meters apart. On the next day, you can visit the remaining three temples, the Surya Temple, the Kali Temple and the Harihara Temples.

Restaurants and Local Food in Osian There are limited eating options in Osian. Mostly, the ones being on the roadside stalls. To experience the real cuisine of Rajasthan, one must visit Jodhpur which serves exemplary delicacies to suffice to one's taste buds. The sweets of Rajasthan are the most renowned and a must try.

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Nov-Maris the best time to visit Osian November to March are the best months to visit this place. Osian is accessible throughout the year. Though the climate is at the extremes here. The summers are unbearably hot with temperatures reaching up to 42 degrees Celcius. The winters are relatively cooler with the days having an average temperature of 26 degrees Celcius while the nights are as cool as 9 degrees Celcius. The best time to visit this place would be during the months of November to March. Weather in Osian Loading... Osian in Summer (April - June) Owing to the unbearably hot and dry climate, the summer season is the worst time to visit Osian. You are invited to this place only if you're physically fit and raring to go. Osian in Monsoon (July - September) This is not a very good time to visit the site, owing to the occasional, though scanty rainfall. This season is open mostly for the budget travellers. Osian in Winter (October - March) This is the time when Osian is ideal for a visit. Temperatures don't go below than 9 degrees Celcius, and the travellers come in huge numbers in this season.  Monthly Weather in Osian Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C) January 11 23 February 14 29 March 19 34 April 25 40 May 29 42 June 30 40 July 28 36 August 26 32 September 26 35 October 23 34 November 16 31 December 13 29

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