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Ossian :
Ossian city is nearly 65Kms from Jodhpur. The main attractions of this city are its temples that have gracefully stood and faces the generation since 775A.D. Ossian holds a great significance for the Jain community. This is so because the Oswal Jains (a rich trading community) came from Ossian. Thus deriving their name from this town. Although majority of the temples at Ossian have decayed with time and have even lost images of their deities- the one temple that remains vibrant is the shrine of Sachiyamata on a nearby hillock, built in 1234 AD.

Kaylana Lake :
Kaylana Lake is located 8 kms to the west of Jodhpur on the Jaisalmer road. The Kaylana Lake in Jodhpur was constructed by Pratap Singh, the erstwhile Prime Minister of Jodhpur in 1872. This artificial lake is spread over 84 square kms. Where the lake now lies, was once an area having palaces and gardens of two rulers of Jodhpur. The Kaylana Lake is a perfect spot for picnickers to enjoy a relaxed time. Moreover, the spot offers some excellent views of the setting sun, something that brings in a fair share of visitors to the lake site.

Jaswant Sagar Dam :
Situates in Pichiyak village between Bilara and Bhavi of Jodhpur district, Jaswant Sagar Dam was constructed in 1892, by Maharaja Jaswant Singh. The greenest part of Jodhpur receives water from this dam. For tourists who love boating or wading in water, come to visit the dam and avail boat rides. Also, a visit to the Jaswant Sagar Dam will serve as an educational trip for the children.

Machia Safari Park Jodhpur :
The Machiya Safari Park lies on the way to Jaisalmer. It is about 1km from Kaylana Lake. It is a must see place for those interested in wildlife. The main fauna of the Machiya Safari Park of Jodhpur, Rajasthan includes, deer, desert fox, monitor lizard, blue bulls rabbits, wild cats, mongoose, monkeys, etc. There is also an exclusive bird watching point from where you can see a large number of birds. Thus, serving as a good place for bird watchers too.

Bishnoi Village :
A deviation from the historical elements of the town is the tour of the Bishnoi Villages like the GudasIt is the perfect place to experience the traditions and customs of tribal life. It is a place caught in a delightful time warp, where life still goes on like the days of the past. Bishnoi, Salawas and Khejadali villages situated close to the Bishnoi Lake. The inhabitants of Guda Bishnoi Village follow the tenets preached by their religious leader Jambaji. They pray to Lord Vishnu and bury their dead to demonstrate their faith in secular existence as advocated by their guru.


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