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Ganesha Ratha Temple

#Temple in Mahabalipuram

This structure is built in Dravidian style and is located towards the north of Arjuna Penance. It has been beautifully carved out of a rock that resembles a chariot. Earlier, this temple was Lord Shiva's shrine but now it is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. There used to be lingam in this temple, which has now been replaced by the idol of Ganesha.

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Tamil Nadu, India
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Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
12.6183764°N, 80.1923498°E
Distance from Mahabalipuram to Ganesha Ratha Temple
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Read traveller's reviews about Ganesha Ratha Temple..

Overall Rating:4.5

  '5' out of 5
"Beautiful historic temple with intricate carvings. It is within the historic complex of monuments that houses Krishna's Butter Ball, Arjuna's penance, among others"
  '5' out of 5
"Great place to spend some time relaxing outdoor with man made wonders. This Ganesha Ratha is stunning to say the least."
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"Temple of Lord Ganesha. Nice hospitality of local people. Fortunate enough to visit this temple on occasion of Ganesha puja."
  '3' out of 5
"Nice place but nothing much to see here except the carvings"
  '5' out of 5
"Should definitely be there fa d amazing sculptures n d rath... Incomparable... Impressive... Astonishing..."

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