Ganesh Ratha is delightful shrine situated at Mahabalipuram
, a UNESCO Certified World Heritage site situated about 60 km from Chennai
, in Tamil Nadu
. Originally dedicated to Lord Shiva
, the temple is now dedicated to Lord Ganesh
This two-storied rectangular shrine is attributed to belong to Parameshvara Varman I (669-90). The temple features beautifully carved inscriptions listing the royal titles of Parameshvara Varman.