Ganesh Ratha Temple, Mahabalipuram

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#7 of 13 in Historic Sites in Mahabalipuram
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  • I visited this place with my family.Ganesha Ratha is a rock cut monolithic temple dedicated to siva Present in the same area as Krishna's siva.  more »
  • On the way between Arjuna's Penance and Krishna Butterball, you can visit the temple. It is not a big effort, just 3 minute's walk. Really nothing special.  more »
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  • Very beautiful and historic Place,Pallava royal family build such a beautiful place, never miss this place, a beautiful location to study and also its very benefit for students.Very easy to approach and very good beach.Mostly this area is crowded.Very nice hotels are available here.Bus stand is very near to this area.Many toys for kids and beauty items were sold in this area.Many items made of stone are available here. The ticket fare is 40 rupees for both Shore temple and Five Rathas. There is no entry fee in this area.The ticket fare for light house and museum is Rs:10 only.
  • Location behind Arjuna' penance, beside Krishna's butter ball. It is one of tenĀ rathas/chariots carved out of pinkĀ granite.There used to be lingam in this temple, which has been replaced by the idol of Ganesha around 50 years back. Ganesha ratha only completed structure among all other rathas. Three tier architecture, you can see two Dwarapalakas at facade, two pillars. Above you can see kudus. Top of roofs covered with 9 kumbam. Back wall not carved.
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