Sangli Ganpati Mandir Kolhapur, Maharashtra Timings & Accommodation

Sangli Ganpati Mandir Kolhapur Maharashtra  Timings & Accommodation

Sangli Ganpati Mandir is just 4 kilometers far from Sangli Railway Station and 47 kilometers from Kolhapur. It is a sacred Hindu temple situated in the Ganpatipeta region located in Sangli town, Maharashtra. Sangli Ganpati Temple timings run from 6 AM until 8:30 PM.


Sangli Ganpati Mandir

It is among the most well-known temples in Maharashtra in Maharashtra and is one of the most popular places to visit close to Kolhapur. Sangli Ganapati Temple which is dedicated to Lord Ganesha is situated on the eastern bank of the Krishna River. Krishna.


The temple's construction was initiated at the beginning of 1814. It was commissioned in 1814 by Chintamanrao Patwardhan, the first head of Sangli in honor of the god of Sangli, the protector deity. town of Sangli. The construction of the temple took over 30 years and was completed by 1845.


History of Temple

The king had erected worship of Ganesha exclusively within this temple. In 1952 the year 1952, a red stone arch was erected on the side of Ganesh Gudi. 

Chintamani Rao completed the rest of the temples. It was recently restored before being replaced by Vijay Singh Patwardhan. It is also the most impressive that is a masterpiece of Peshwa architecture, made out of black stone that is sourced from those the Jyotiba hills.

The temple's doors were made of multi-colored natural wood. The temple's premises span over two acres and include the largest hall as well as a stage, and the ' Nagarkhana'. The marble statue of Riddhi-siddhi Ganesha is stunning inside the temple.


Ganpati Mandir is the primary Ganpati Mandir is flanked by four sacred temples, Chintamaneswara Chintamaneswari and Suryanarayana as well as Lakshminarayana.

Alongside that the principal temple there are four temples are known by the name of Ganapati Panchayat. The five idols of the panchayat in the temple were designed by local artists Bhimanna and Mukunda.

Temple Design

Parashuram Bhavu Patwardhan began the construction in 1779 as the son of Parashuram Bhavu Patwardhan Appa Patwardhan 1798 completed the Sangli Ganpati Mandir. The structure was been constructed by people from the Hindu-Vadar castes in Karnataka.

The temples are similar that are found in South Indian temples and have rooms for pictures and an entrance hall (mandapa) comprised of stone that is plain, but well-constructed.

The image chamber measures 9.44m by 8.83m and the hall measures 13.71m and 10.36m. The image chamber is an area of 10.36 meters which is 2.43 meters smaller than the smaller ones.

The porch is flat with a roof that is carved using stones. The hall is made up consisting of two rows of columns, with an escalator with three aisles with 3.04 meters in size.

In the Sangli Ganpati Mandir hall, there are two entrances: Nandi as well as Garuda Guard. Garuda Guard, which is 6.40 meters high, and includes the pinnacles. The tower's entrance is a massive and high top that is created with a stone arch that is mounted on a tower in the form of the gopura.

The tower in Gadag located in the Indian State of Karnataka is similar. It is seven floors high, slowly rising to the highest point.

The floor's lowest dimension is 11.27 meters, while the height total is 29.08 millimeters as well as that includes the Kalas (pinnacles) and the curved arms measure 0.17 meters high. The tower was decorated with Gods and Goddesses.



Bhadrapada Chaturthi is the most prestigious festival that takes place within the Sangli Ganpati Mandir where thousands of people come together to celebrate the holy occasion over five consecutive days. The festival is a social and religious celebration that serves to bring people together.

During these five days, programs were performed like Pravachan, Kirtan, and Lalit. Apart from those Hardas, dancers, and singers are also organized. The procession for Ganapati immersion begins in the afternoon and the chariot was decorated for this occasion.

Ganapati devotees push the chariot into the stream and then can immerse Ganapati. The chariot at first was made out of teak wood and was extremely heavy. After a year, due to its demise, there was the film, the Iron Chariot movie. Many pilgrims

Accommodation close to Temple

  • Sayaji Hotel Kolhapur, 40.1 km away from Sangli Ganpati Temple.
  • Veeksar the Fern, 38.5 km away from Sangli Ganpati Mandir.
  • Nisarg Resort, 39.4 km from Sangli Ganpati Temple.
  • Citrus Hotel Kolhapur, 40.5 km from Sangli Ganpati Mandir.
  • Joshi Yatri Niwas, 17.3 kilometers from Sangli Ganpati Temple.
  • Ramee Panchshil, 40.6 km from Sangli Ganpati Temple.

Sangli Ganpati Temple Timings

Sangli Ganpati temple timings are:

Morning: 6:00 am 12:00 pm

Afternoon: 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Aarti provides services in the morning early hours.

How do I reach

Below are the options for transport to get to Sangli Ganpati Mandir

Air: The closest airport to it is Kolhapur which is located 50km away.

Rail: The closest rail station can be found in Kolhapur which is located 56 kilometers away.

Road: The Direct bus route is accessible starting from Kolhapur up to the temple.