Osian is a historical temple town located in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan. It is an ensnaring destination that is known for boasting the ancient temples. This has also fetched Osian with the sobriquet of 'Khajuraho of Rajasthan'. The land of Osian was ruled by the Gurjar Pratihara dynasty and the Gupta dynasty before the arrival of the British.
Osian is elevated 1,060 feet above the sea level & unfolds over a vast area of land. The major portion of land of Osian is sandy due to its location in Rajasthan. The climate of this town is classified as semi-arid in nature. Osian encounters scorching summers as the median temperature scales up to 42°C. The winters arrive in Osian for a shorter period of time and the average temperature scales up to 22°C. Unfortunately, scanty rainfall is received by Osian.
The town of Osian is known as 'Khajuraho of Rajasthan' because it gloats the famous temples. These magnificent structures were erected during the reign of the ruling dynasties. All of the temples are the beguiling masterpieces with labyrinthine carvings. Some remarkable names like Osiayani Devi Temple, group of Jain Temples, and Brahmanical Temples are the frequented destinations in Osian that lure the visitors.