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Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati, Pune
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Visit the temple of Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati, known for its lavishly decorated idol, which is insured for $150,000. The temple was constructed in 1893 by a wealthy Pune businessman who lost his son in an epidemic, and he dedicated it to Lord Ganesh, the Hindu god with the head of an elephant. Admire the elaborate detailing of the imposing temple structure, illuminated with shimmering lights in the evening, and view the massive Ganesh image, decorated with 8 kg (17 lb) of gold. To visit Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganpati and other attractions in Pune, use our Pune trip itinerary builder.
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  • Held up as the spotlight of inner city temples, I was introduced to the Lord Ganesha here by one of His other names. Meditation was very sweet here as I soared out from a lovely visit. 
  • I have thoroughly enjoyed every visit of mine to this temple. Its neatly kept, managed crowd even if the place is congested. 
  • located in the busy budhwarpeth area.ganesh idol in this temple is superb.best ganesh idol ever saw.there is parking problem near temple premises. 
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  • ganpati bappa morya.. best ganpati temple in Pune.. in the middle of the city..
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  • Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple (Marathi: श्रीमंत दगडूशेठ हलवाई गणपती) in Pune is dedicated to the Hindu God Ganesh. The temple is popular in Maharashtra and is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year.[1][2]Devotees of the temple include celebrities and Chief Ministers of Maharashtra who visit during the annual ten-dayGaneshotsav festival.[3] The main Ganesh idol is insured for sum of 10 million
  • Jai shree Ganesha The first time i visited this temple on 07--6-2015 it attracted all of my attention. Decoration and the building compartment is designed as nicely as any one can see Lord Ganesha from the road. Here some parking issue outside the temple but the management of keeping all people in arranged queue is appreciable and nobody is missing from the lord sight. Inside there is proper seats in the temple of faith. Here photography of Lord Ganesha statue is restricted but i captured one of it but i apologized to God. There is many of shops too for Parsad. I Suggest whenever you go for pune city must visit this temple.
  • A must visit for travellers in Pune. It is situated at the prime location and is kind of hard to miss. The Ganesha idol is very divine to look at and the respect the localities have for this place is immense. You can see the gesture people do on the main road ie to remove their slippers and offer a prayer on the road. Usually the place is crowded due to a huge number of devotees. But the over all experience is organised. Do go in groups till you gain familiarity of the place so that you don't get lost. There are famous shopping places around to visit as well.