Adasa Ganesha Temple - Temples In Nagpur

Adasa, a small village about 45 kms from Nagpur is famous for the ancient temple complex situated on a hillock close to the village. It is the site of several prehistoric temples including the popular Ganesh temple that attracts numerous pilgrims. Considered to be more than 4,000 years old, these ancient temples draw big crowds on religious occasions.

The  temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha is built in Hemadpanti style with a Ganesh statue standing 12 feet tall and 7 feet wide, made out of a single stone. This temple is also  known as Vidarbha's own 'Ashtavinayak'.

The temple premises are calm and picturesque. The greenery of the place adds to its serenity.

Some 2 kilometres from Aadasa, is Dhapewada village. This village is situated on the banks of the Chandrabhaga river. A noteworthy feature of the town is the temple of Vithoba, which overlooks the river. It was built by Umaji Aba, Diwan to Raja Bajirao Bhonsle. Not surprisingly, Dhapewada is also known as Vidarbha's 'Pandharpur'.

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  1. Pandharpur is the one of the biggest pilgrimage in maharashtra.where lakhs of devotees visit for a darshan of Lord Vithoba. Vithoba is also known by other names like Vitthalnath, Pandharinath, Pandurang etc.visit & find more information related to pandharpur & other hinduism pilgrimage places in india.