Things to know before exploring Kadalekalu Ganesha

Get Travalour for free on Google Play

Kadalekalu Ganesha

Hampi, Karnataka 583239, India

Hindu Temples
Old Ruins

About Kadalekalu Ganesha

One of the largest statues of Lord Ganesh in southern India. It has a height of 4.6 meters and is carved out of a single boulder. The belly of Ganesha has been chiseled in such a manner that it resembles a Bengal gram (known as Kadalekalu in the local language). The temple hall is decorated with tall and slender granite pillars.

Attractions near Kadalekalu Ganesha

Hemakuta Hill Temples0.18km from Kadalekalu Ganesha

Cluster of ancient temples situated on the Hemakutta hills in Hampi. Popular viewpoint, Canvas of stones, hundreds of years old. Hemakuta hills literally means golden hillock

Virupaksha Temple0.29km from Kadalekalu Ganesha

This temple of shiva is designated as UNESCO world heritage site located in the heart of Hampi. It has a large gopura which is covered by architectural beauty and the surroundings of the temple is also quite impressing. The archiitectural beauty of Hampi statrts from here.

Mathanga Hill0.77km from Kadalekalu Ganesha

Highest point in Hampi to get an areal view of the city and surroundings. Trekkers paradise, viewpoint. There is a small temple and a cave in the hill.

For some curious reasons, this temple dedicated to Lord Siva was built many meters below the ground level. Almost all the time the sanctum and the core parts of the temple are underwater, restricting entry to the inner areas. There is a beautiful lawn built around the temple. Usually a less crowded location

Lotus Mahal Hampi1.77km from Kadalekalu Ganesha

Situated within the Zenana enclosure , a secluded area reserved for the royal ladies of the Vijayanagara empire. The structure resembles the petals of a lotus.This is a good example of Indo Islamic architecture

Elephant's Stables1.8km from Kadalekalu Ganesha

Long structure with a row of domed chamber which were used to keep royal elephants . A good example of Indo Islamic architecture

Where is Kadalekalu Ganesha

Discover more attractions in Ballari, where Kadalekalu Ganesha is located

Ballari11 attractions

Located in the north eastern part of Karnataka which has the highest deposits of Iron ore