Ganpatipule Temple

Open Time : 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Entry : free

Address : Bhakt Niwas, Ganpatipule, Rajwadi, Ganpatipule, Maharashtra, India

Website : https://ganpatipule.co.in/Eng/History

Why to visit Ganpatipule Temple

Ganpatipule temple, located on the summit of a beautiful green hill where nature meets the god, is visited by thousands of tourists every year. Performing a "Pradakshina" (circumambulation) around the hill is said to be auspicious. Tourists may see the Konkan coast hugging the lush green hills dotted with mango, betelnut, banana, jackfruit, and coconut trees from the Ganpatipule temple.

The significance of Ganapatipule Temple can be deduced from the fact that the town's name is derived from it. Ganapatipule temple is consecrated to Lord Ganpati and is one of India's 'Ashta Ganapatis' (eight Ganpatis). The temple is around 4000 years old and is visited by tourists all year long.

A Ganesh statue carved out of a large rock,'swayambhu' (self-originated), is wonderfully embellished in the shrine of the old Ganapatipule Temple. The sanctum of this temple is illuminated by the sun's golden rays, which adds to its uniqueness.

FAQ on Ganpatipule Temple

What restaurants are near Swayambhu Ganpati Temple?

Restaurants near Swayambhu Ganpati Temple: (0.36 km) Sameer (0.30 km) Shri Ganesh Krupa Delux (0.40 km) MK's Khau Katta (0.64 km) Aaswad Pure veg

What hotels are near Swayambhu Ganpati Temple?

Hotels near Swayambhu Ganpati Temple: (0.04 km) Arnav Beach Resort (0.15 km) Shiv Sagar Palace (0.46 km) MTDC Beach Resort Ganapatipule

How to reach Ganpatipule Temple?

The temple is easy to find because it is near to the seashore. To go to the temple, one can take a car from anywhere in the city. Because the main sanctum is located on a mountaintop, pilgrims will have to hike to get there. Ratnagiri is the closest airport and train station for visitors coming from outside the city. Ganpatipule is connected to India's major cities by picturesque roads and motorways.

Special Tip

Apart from seeing the temple, travellers can also go to the beach, where they can participate in a variety of water sports activities such as rowing, motorboating, aero boats, pedal boats, and more. Make a point of visiting some restaurants and sweet shops to sample some delectable Modak, fish curries, and kokam kadi.

By Abhilasha Prasad

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