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Ganesha Ratha

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.

Updated on 6th July, 2005
District: Kanchipuram
Location: Mahabalipuram    


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