Trodly App

Book on app to avail discounts

Logo
World India Maharashtra Satara Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai)

Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai) , Satara

Type of Destination
Historical, Heritage, Pilgrimage
Languages Spoken
Marathi, Hindi, English
Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai) Altitude
778m

Best time to visit Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai)

Nearby railway stations

Airports near Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai)

India Maharashtra Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai)

About Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai)

About 35 kilometers from Satara City, along the banks of River Krishna lay the spectacular temples of Wai. It is also known as Dakshin Kashi as it shares certain attributes with the holy shrine of Varanasi (Kashi). It is most significantly known for the temple of Mahaganapati or Dholya Ganapati. Built by Shri Ganpatrao Bhikaji Raste in 1792, the temple of Dholya Ganptai is always swarming with devotees.

The shrine has stunning detailed carvings of Lord Ganpati, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati on the exterior with a spire which is about 24 meters high and on the inside the magnificent and elegant idol of Ganapati. The name of Dholya Ganapati is derived from the idol’s amazing structure; it is shaped from a black rock which was acquired from Karnataka.

Apart from the spiritual worth Wai is also recognized when it comes to movie location for a small town prospect.

Not rated

Location & Places to Visit on Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai) Map

How to reach Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai)
travel guide
places to see

Freedom to make your own trip!

What you want, when you want and how you want.

Request a trip

Places to Visit near Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai)

Between 0 to 100 kms of Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai)
All Categories
Adventure
Hills
Jungle
Beaches
Art & History
Religious
Total Attractions: 38
Sort by

Satara Tours & Activities

Total Activities: 0

Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai) travel tips & reviews

Rate this destination

Got an insider’s tip that might help a fellow traveller? Do share it.

Post a Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai) Tip or Review
POST

Other travellers left Dholya Ganpati Mandir (Wai) reviews and tips for you

Be the first to give a tip or leave a comment

Get trip inspirations, offers and more.