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Ossian City

Located at a distance of 65 kms from Jodhpur(Rajasthan), Ossian is an old city renowned for its numerous temples that have been built in 8th and 12th centuries. The various temples at Ossian includes Jain Temples, Sachiya Mata temple, Surya temple, Pippala Devi temple, Harihara temple etc. All these temples are perfect examples of Architectural excellence and have gracefully stood the test of time. Every temple has one or the other intriguing fact attached to it that makes it special and worth remembering. Like the famous Jain temples of Ossian belong to 8th and 11th century and still emanates the glory and charm of the yesteryears. Surya (Sun) temple and the Sachiya Mata temple are famous for their beauty. Similarly, all the other temples are famous for one thing or the other.

 

Amongst the oldest group of temples stands the Sun Temple, which was built in 10th century. They are often compared to the carvings of the Sun Temple of Konark. At one point of time in the past (8th - 12th century), Ossian was a great trading center. Today, it is more like an oasis in the desert of Rajasthan. Apart from its artistic and architecturally rich temples, the Ossian city is also known for its camel rides. You can enjoy the temples and their antiquity while riding camel through this desert city.

All these old world temples present a wonderful sight to the eyes and takes you back to the gracious years of yore. So don't forget to include Ossian city in your Jodhpur itinerary and take back with you its timeless and unforgettable memories.