Situated on the edge of the great Thar Desert, Osian is designated in the leaves of antiquity for its ethereal architecture of the primitive temples which were built in the period of 8th to 12th centuries. Osian had 108 ancient temples with boasting sheer architectural beauty, the town proudly boasts the 18 temples present today as the places of worship while others turned into vestiges by the demolition of time.
The town is flanked with temples and architectural prodigy and the finest Temple tour of the city would make you explore the sophisticated carvings made on the temples made of sandstones. Give a treat to your eyes with the main attraction, Surya Temple that is dedicated to the Sun God and homes the idols of Goddess Durga and Lord Ganesha. Intricate carvings on the ceilings of the temple of serpents with coiled around Lotus flowers will surely leave you in awe.
Owing to the perplexing modelling on the temples which are quite similar to that of the Khajuraho Temples of Madhya Pradesh, the town has earned the title of Khajuraho of Rajasthan. Its heritage is linked with Gurjar Pratihar who also made temples of Khajuraho. With the help of traders from Afghanistan, Arabia, Persia and Central Asia, the construction of grand buildings and influence of Brahmanism and Jainism in the locality was encouraged which resulted in the construction of marvellous worshipping places.
We have the finest temple tour in Osian which would make you explore the alluring architecture, delicate carvings and splendid history associated with the temples in Osian. Apart from the Surya Temple, get enchanted with the beauty of other major temples that are of Lord Surya, Lord Harihara, Goddess Sachi and Lord Mahavira. The story-telling paintings and scriptures on the wall would provide you with a magnificent tour of the ancient history of the place and town.
The temples attract a huge number of devotees all across the year. It is now your turn to relish the marvels of the ancient era and acquaint the saga and charm they have carried all along.