About Chintaman Ganesh Temple
Of a large number of temples you can find in Ujjain, Chintaman Ganesh Temple holds an exceptional reverence. The temple was built sometime around the 11th and 12th century, and so, holds a historical significance as well. Chintaman Ganesh Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesh – the Lord of beginnings.
As per the beliefs, Lord Ganesh himself came to the earth to build this temple. Scores of devotees pay a visit to the temple every day with great veneration. The garbhgriha of the temple houses an idol of Lord Ganesh which is believed to be self-manifested. The captivating structure of the ancient temple features convolutedly carved pillars.
This temple is definitely one of the best tourist places in Ujjain.
Timings: 6 AM to 12 PM | 5 PM to 10 PM
Location: Chintaman Road, Ujjain
Distance from Ujjain Bus Stand: 6.7 km