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Ganesh Ratha Temple

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Near Arjuna Penance, Mahabalipuram, India
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Remarkable sculpture; deserves more attention

Another beautiful rock-cut structure at Mahabalipuram, I think this is the only one which is still... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mumbai, India
Very beautiful architecture

This temple is beautifully carved inscriptions and in a peaceful environment and in greenary.It is... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Latheesh C
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Near Arjuna Penance, Mahabalipuram, India

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another beautiful rock-cut structure at Mahabalipuram, I think this is the only one which is still active as a temple. There is a deity of Ganesha where aarti/pooja is still held and is not just a sculpture on display for tourists. This was initially constructed...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This temple is beautifully carved inscriptions and in a peaceful environment and in greenary.It is artistically carved from a single heavy rock, which resembles a chariot. As it was the Shrine of Lord Shiva but now dedicated to his son Lord Ganesha. Among all the...More

Thank Latheesh C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a very ancient rock temple located near arjuna penance. Best to sit for some time in the evenings

Thank karthikeya r
Reviewed 29 April 2017

It is one of ten rathas and is carved out of pink granite. That was the only thing that surprised me after i had visited all other rathas, shore temple and other heritage sites. I would recommend a visit as you can cover all other...More

Thank NishaYadav2072
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a monolithic rock temple. It is one of ten rathas carved out of pink granite within the group of monuments of the Pallava period.

Thank Biddy50
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The Ganesh Ratha is not one of the famous Pancha Rathas and is, in fact, part of the hill monuments of Mahabalipuram. Located near Krishna's Butter Ball and Arjuna's Penance, this is an active temple, which was carved out of a single rock and is...More

Thank iammanish2015
Reviewed 18 February 2017

After visiting the group of Panch pandav mandap , Krishna mandap and Arjun’s penace we moved to one of the finest monolithic three storeyed Ratha resembling with the Bhim Ratha of Panch Rathas from the point of view of the roof form . The gable...More

Thank Dilip S
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Ganesha Rath - Created by Sigle rath and well maintained This temple alone allowed for Local pooja.. but still maintained

Thank Duraisamy
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is another monolithic temple, containing an idol of Ganesh, with beautifully intricate carvings. The idol is clearly a source of devotion with incense burning and a lovely garland around his neck. It is situated close to the giant rock and in lovingly-tended grounds.

Thank BigWoo
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The entire temple carved in one single rock ! this temple located near the Krishna butterball and the lawn well maintained and clean nice to see that. keep the place clean

Thank sunilvattoth47
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