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Osian is a town in the state of Rajasthan in northwestern India, located in an oasis in the Thar Desert, 43 miles north of Jodhpur. It is famed throughout the world for its 18 historic temple ruins, which range from the 8th to 11th Centuries.

The town began with its first temple, built in 738 AD.

Today, Osian is known for its modern power plant, historic temples, religious heritage, oasis, and architecture.

People Born in Osian

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Osian in People's Lives

Natalie Portman: I traveled here in 2006 to film scenes of the movie The Darjeeling Limited

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