Swayambhu Ganapati Temple

Why?
  • Nice drive by the ghats.
  • Built of pule (white sand) ,believed to be a self-created monolith of Lord Ganesha, discovered 1600 years ago.
  • 400-year-old temple attracts a lot of visitors especially during Diwali.
  • Hear the rhythmic beats early in the morning and evenings when the idol is being dressed.
  • There is a hall here which serves Khichdi Prasad free of cost.
Location
  • 18 km from Ratnagiri Junction
Timing
  • 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Open All Days
Entrance Fee
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Bhau Joshi Bhojnalay Near MTDC Resort, Ganapatipule
  • Tarang Restaurant
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