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Ganesh Ratha Temple

Near Arjuna Penance, Mahabalipuram, India
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GANESHA RATHA is a temple or Chariot (Mahabalipuram). It is one of ten rathas carved out of pink... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Traveller G
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Chennai District, India
Very nice Ganesh Ratha temple, part of Mahabalipuram temple complex

Ganesh Ratha temple is one of ten rathas or "chariots" carved out of pink granite within the group... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Aryan2007
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MUMBAI
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Near Arjuna Penance, Mahabalipuram, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

GANESHA RATHA is a temple or Chariot (Mahabalipuram). It is one of ten rathas carved out of pink granite within the group of these monuments. This RATHA is an example of monolith Indian rock-cut architecture of 7th century, during the reign of King Mahendravarman I...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ganesh Ratha temple is one of ten rathas or "chariots" carved out of pink granite within the group of monuments of the Pallava Period at Mahabalipuram which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ratha is an example of monolith Indian rock-cut architecture dating...More

Thank Aryan2007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an operational temple around caves and carvings. Small yet well maintained with a pujari, aarti and prasadam in the evening.

Thank Anubha18
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This temple is shape in form of chariot. Temple is more than 1000 year old. But God idol is 100 year old reform by villagers. There are other heritage monuments near bye.

Thank anubhav73
Reviewed 16 August 2017

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

Thank Nilay170
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 4 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

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