This is one of the most visited temples in the city because of its history and religious beliefs attached to it. The locals especially have a lot of faith in the temple and the blessings that they get from here; which in a way makes it a priority in any traveller’s list. It is believed that the temple was originally built by Ahilya Bai Holkar and was later subjected to some finishing touches by different historic personalities.
History: Built in the year 1875, during the reign of Rani Ahilya Bai Holkar, Bada Ganpati is famous for housing the largest Ganapati statue in the world. From crown to foot the deity measures eight meters in length. Made up of a weird mix of limestone, jaggery, bricks, mud from the stables of elephants and horses, besides holy soil and water from the major pilgrim places and the deity’s image generate a significant impact on the devotee. Deity’s frame is made of precious metals, and the deity looks amazingly wonderful. For More Info-Click Here