21 Ganesha Temples of India To Celebrate Vinayaka Chaturthi

Vinayaka Chaturthi also known as Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the biggest festival of India, A Hindu festival celebrating the arrival of Lord Ganesh on Earth. Ganesh Chaturthi is a 10 days festival observed throughout India, especially in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, and Goa.

Shri Chintaman Ganesh Temple, Ujjain – Madhya Pradesh

Chintaman Ganesh Temple of Ujjain is situated across the Kshipra river and the Lord Ganesha remover of all worries and tensions This is the biggest temple of Lord Ganesha in Ujjain and a must visit temple in Ujjain along with Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir and Mahakaleshwar temple.

Bade Ganeshji ka Mandir is located very close to the Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain, House a huge artistic sculpture of Ganesha and a popular tourist attraction of the city.

Khajrana Ganesh Mandir, Indore – Madhya Pradesh

Khajrana Ganesha Temple in Indore is a popular landmark of the city along with Pitreshwar Hanuman mandir. This temple was built during the reign of Holkar dynasty and has a special place in the heart of Indori.

Moti Dungri Ganesh Temple, Jajpur – Rajasthan


Moti Dungri temple of Jaipur is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and a popular tourist attraction of the Pink city. The temple is situated at base of the Moti Dungri hill and built in the Nagara style.

Budha Ganesha Temple at Baitarani River in Jajpur is another most famous temple of Lord Ganesha in Jaipur along with Moti Dungri and located close to Yajna Varaha Temple.

Trinetra Ganesh Temple, Rajasthan

Trinetra Ganesh Temple is located inside the Ranthambore Fort in the city of Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan. Lord Ganesha is represented here with all the family members and the fort along with national park are the most famous tourist attractions in Rajasthan.

Bohra Ganesh Temple, Udaipur – Rajasthan

Bohra Ganesh Temple is a famous temple with a standing statue of Lord Ganesh, situated near Mohanlal Sukhadia University in Udaipur. Ganesh Chaturthi festival at Bohra Ganesh Temple is visited by thousands of devotees.

Ganesh Tok Temple, Sikkim

Ganesh Tok is a Hindu temple of Lord Ganesha, located at an altitude of 6500 m – 7 km from the Gangtok city on a beautiful hilltop. The temple offers panoramic view of the Gangtok town and breathtaking view of mount Kanchenjunga, A must visit Ganesh temple in Sikkim.

Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Puducherry
Kanipakam Vinayaka Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh

Adi Vinayaka Temple, Tamil Nadu

Adhi Vinayaka temple is the only temple of Lord Ganesh with human head, also known as Nara Mukha Vinayaka temple. Nara Mukha Vinayaka temple with a human face is one of its kind temple in India.

Ucchi Pillayar Temple, Rockfort – Tamil Nadu

Ucchi Pillayar Temple a top of Rockfort in Trichy is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, on the banks of river Kaveri. Tiruchirappalli or city of Trichy also has Thayumanaswami Temple in the Rockfort.

Karpaka Vinayakar Temple, Tamil Nadu

Karpaka Vinayakar Temple is dedicated to Karpaka Vinayakar, located in Pillayarpatti village. The temple is one of the nine ancestral Hindu temples of the Chettiars, about 75 kilometres from the of Madurai city.

Ganpatpura Ganpati Temple, Gujarat
Mahemdavad Siddhivinayak Mandir, Gujarat

Ashtavinayak Temples, Maharashtra

Ashtavinayaka Ganesh Temples are eight famous temples located in various parts of Maharashtra, However all of them around Pune. The eight temples of the Ashtavinayak in sequence are – Mayureshwar Temple, Siddhivinayak Temple, Ballaleshwar Temple, Varadavinayak Temple, Chintamani Temple, Girijatmaj Temple, Vighneshwar Temple and Mahaganapati Temple.

Siddhivinayak Temple, Maharashtra

Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Mandir is located in Prabhadevi of Mumbai, Listed as one of the richest temples in India. The Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and also has carved images of the Ashtavinayak – Eight Ganesha.

Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, Maharashtra

Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple is located in Pune and celebrated 125 years of Ganapati in 2017. Shrimant Dagadusheth Halwai is one of the richest temple in Maharashtra along with Siddhivinayak Temple, Sai Baba of Shirdi and Mahalakshmi Temple of Kolhapur.

Ganpatipule Ganesh temple is a popular sea facing temple of Lord Ganesha, located 25 km from the city of Ratnagiri on the Konkan coast. The temple is Swayambhu and one of the must visit temple of god Ganapati and one of the best beaches of Maharashtra.

Dodda Ganapathi Temple, Karnataka

Dodda Ganapathi Temple in basavanagudi area of Bangalore house the biggest idols of Lord Ganesha in Karnataka.
Dodda Ganesha temple and adjacent the Bull temple are behind the Bugle Rock garden.

Idagunji Maha Ganapathi Temple, Karnataka

Idagunji Maha Ganapathi Temple is dedicated to the god Vinayaka in the Idagunji town in Uttara Kannada and one of the six most famous Ganesha temples in west coast of India.

Sharavu Maha Ganapathy Temple, Mangalore – Karnataka


Sharavu Mahaganapathy Temple is situated in the city of Mangalore of Karnataka, A most well known tourist attraction of the city and attracts thousands of devotees everyday.

Mahaganapathi Temple is located close to the mahableshwara temple of Gokarna in the middle of the road in Uttara Kannada district Karnataka.

Madhur Siddhivinayaka Temple, Kerala

Madhur madanantheswara Siddhi Vinayaka Temple located on the banks of Mogral river, 8 km from Kasaragod town in Kerala. This is one of the six ganpathi temples of ancients Tulunadu along with other five Sharavu Mahaganapathy, Anegudde, Hattiangadi, Idagunji Mahaganapathy and Gokarna Mahaganapathy.

Sree Mahaganapathi Kshethram, Kerala


Kottarakkara Sree Mahaganapathi Kshethram is the most important Maha Ganapathi Temple in Kerala,located in Kottarakkara which is 25 km from Kollam. Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Lord Murugan, Lord Ayyappan, and Nagaraja are the deities of Kottarakkara Sree Mahaganapathy Kshethram along with Lord Ganesha.

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