Osian is a city that was once the capital of Marwar. It is located 65 kms away from Jodhpur. It an ancient town located in the north district of the headquarters of Jodhpur. This city is known for its several Jain temples and Brahmanical temples. These temples were made in the 12th and 8th century. All the temples here were constructed in such a way that all of them face the west direction. They are one of the best examples of the architectural marvels. There are a lot of tourists that visit this place. One of the most old and respected temples here is the Sun temple. In addition you can also visit the Mahavir temple and the other three famous temples that are dedicated to Lord Vishnu. All these temples are a must visit. Osian is a place that is known by various names such as 'Khajuraho' of Rajasthan and also as 'Oasis of Thar desert'.There are a lot of sightseeing places that you can visit when you are in Osian.