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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out of the 2 Ganesha idols, this one is the larger one and was only for the King and his special guests in ancient times.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank niharnshah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Kadalekalu Ganesh. Kadalekalu Ganesh is an important religious attraction in Hampi. The temple has traditional stone architecture and is located on Hemakuta Hill and has a huge 15 feet monolithic statue of Lord Ganesha which is a believed to be one of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 28 January 2019

The temple is very impressive which you find a large statue of Ganesh inside. The views are amazing and you can see down to the market.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Thomson74
Reviewed 26 January 2019

This temple complex is impressive by itself but the interior houses a massive monumental statue of Ganesh which looms out of the darkness. Impressive ! Its not far from Hampi Bazaar and on the way to the rest of the temples so should not be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

This giant statue of Ganesha was carved out of a huge boulder at the northeastern slope of the Hemakuta hill. The belly of this statue resembles a Bengal gram (Kadalekalu, in local language) and hence the name. A sanctum is built around the statue. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jawahar74
Reviewed 24 December 2018

Start your visit to Hampi by visiting this temple. There is no "pooja" or offrandes as the statue was burnt by the invaders of then , but the idol is almost intact with a large crack.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

This Ganesha status is situated near to the entrance of Hampi and used to have a huge belly, hence the name Gram Dal Ganesha. The belly was cut out by the invaders however it is still a good site to visit. Entrance is free.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

One of the attractions of Hampi, where a gaint statue of Lord ganesha is carved from large single rock. The pillars are also encarved with sculptures and that will add beauty to the spot.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

This is a temple constructed by a Mustard merchant as a thanks giving gesture for the blessings received from Ganesha.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This temple almost is at the entrance. Its made up of huge columns and pillars on stone. Also offers a good view of Virupaksha temple

Date of experience: August 2017
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