Ranjangaon Ganpati Temple, Pune
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
Visit the divine Ranjangaon Ganpati Temple, a Buddhist monastery with an imposing entrance gate featuring statues of Jay and Vijay (demigod gatekeepers) on the sides. Built in the ninth or 10th century, the temple--the last of eight on the Ashatavinayak Yatra pilgrim route--celebrates the deity Mahaganapati, one of eight incarnations of the Hindu god Ganesha. Admire the east-facing idol sitting in a cross-legged posture, with a broad forehead, 20 arms, and 10 trunks. You can easily access the site, which has a parking lot and charges an entrance fee. To visit Ranjangaon Ganpati Temple on your trip to Pune, use our Pune tourist route planner.
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Around 60KM / 2hours from Pune towards Aurangabad/Nagar. Its 1 of the Ganesh from Ashthavinayak (8 Ganesh). Good for one day return visit.
It is almost 55 km from Pune and can be convenient reached by ST bus which drops you opposite to temple. Temple area is quite bigger. Ganesha idol is also quite bigger and very peaceful. You can see b... read more »
This place is situated around 50 kilometers from Pune. But takes around 90-120 minutes to reach from Pune because of traffic and villages in between. This is one of the Ashtavinayak Ganapatis. This is... read more »
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