Garh Ganesh Temple: What to see- History, Timings, Location, Pooja & Aarti schedule.

The Garh Ganesh Temple is a Hindu temple of Lord Ganesha. It is located on the top of the Aravalli hill, 100 kilometers from Jaipur, Rajasthan. The temple is more than 1,000 years old and is one of Rajasthan’s most important temples for Hindus.

The Garh Ganesh Temple is famous but is popular during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, which is celebrated in August or September.

way of garh ganesh temple
way of garh ganesh temple

Garh Ganesh Temple Timing

DaysMorning TimeEvening Time
Monday 7:00 AM To 12:00 PM4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM To 12:00 PM4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM To 12:00 PM4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM To 12:00 PM4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM To 12:00 PM4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM To 12:00 PM4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sunday 7:00 AM To 12:00 PM4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Puja and Aarti schedule for Garh Ganesh:

TimeActivity
6:00 AM  Morning Aarti 
7:00 AM Abhishek
8:00 AM  Darshan
12:00 PM   Noon Aarti 
4:00 PM    Evening Aarti     
6:00 PM  Abhishek
8:00 PMNight Aarti  
9:00 PM Sayam Darshan  

Garh Ganesh Location: 

Mount Rd, Near Gatore Ki Chhatriyan, Krishna Nagar, Brahampuri, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302002

another way to reach garh ganesh temple
another way to reach garh ganesh temple
Garh Ganesh Temple gate

Garh Ganesh Temple History:

The Garh Ganesh Temple is a Hindu temple in India devoted to the God Ganesha. Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh I built this temple in the 17th century.  It is also called the Moti Dungari Ganesh Temple.

3 Facts about Garh Ganesh in Jaipur:

  1. There are two big rat statues at this temple. People believe that if they whisper their wishes into the ears of these rats, God will make their wishes come true.
  1. The temple is known for its unique architecture, which is a blend of Hindu and Muslim influences.
  1. Visiting this place for 16 Wednesdays with a special wish also comes true. 
Royal Gaitor Tumbas view from garh ganesh temple
garh ganesh temple photos

Festivals in Temple: 

The Garh Ganesh Temple hosts many festivals throughout the year; here are these festivals: 

  1. Ganesh Chaturthi: This is the most important festival celebrated in the temple. It is celebrated in August or September. The temple is decorated during the festival. 
  1. Anna Koot: This festival is celebrated on the Wednesday after Diwali. A large feast is prepared and offered to the God Ganesh on this day.
  1. Paush Bade: This festival is celebrated on the last Wednesday of the Hindu month of Paush. On this day, devotees offer special prayers to the god Ganesha and seek his blessings.

Royal Gaitor Tumbas from temple
Royal Gaitor Tumbas from garh ganesh temple

Nearby places to visit

Jaipur Zoo
Albert Hall Museum
Nahargarh Fort

On both Anna kut festivals several sweets like khichdi, Modak, laddu etc. are made as prasad for devotees.

3 Tips for visiting the Garh Ganesh Temple:

  1. The best time to visit the Garh Ganesh Temple is during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, celebrated in August or September.
  1. The temple is open for visitors from morning to evening. 
  2. There is a dress code for visitors to the temple. Men are required to wear full-sleeved shirts and pants. Women have to wear sarees or suits.
Mouse temple inside ghar ganesh temple
Mouse temple inside ghar ganesh temple

Things to do in Garh Ganesh Temple:

  • When you go to the Garh Ganesh Temple, the main reason is to worship Lord Ganesh.
  • Meditate: The Garh Ganesh Temple is a peaceful place. It is an excellent place to meditate. 
  • Visit the other shrines: The Garh Ganesh Temple has many buildings and shrines. You can visit these also.  
  • Participate in the festivals: The Garh Ganesh Temple has many festivals. If you visit during festivals, you can join.  

How to Reach:

The Garh Ganesh Temple can be reached by road or train from Jaipur. The nearest railway station is the Garh Ganesh Railway Station, 10 kilometers from the temple.

Nearby places to Garh Ganesh Temple Jaipur:

Below, we mentioned some of the famous nearby attractions to visit from Garh Ganesh Temple; here are these: 

  • Nahargarh Fort: It is located on a hill and offers stunning city views. It is also home to many temples and palaces.
  • Amber Fort: This fort is a popular destination in Jaipur. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its beautiful architecture and carvings.
  • Hawa Mahal: This palace is also known as the “Palace of Winds” and is known for its unique 953 windows. 
  • Albert Hall Museum: This museum is home to a collection of artifacts from all over India. 

FAQs 

Which hotels are near Garh Ganesh Mandir?

Sanskar Hotels 
Hotel Highway King
Mahal Rajwada Resort
FabHotel Aqua

List of Ganesh Mandir Jaipur/Ganesh temple near me

click here: Ganesh Mandir Jaipur

About Ganesh temple Ranthambore

Ganesh Temple Ranthambore is a Hindu temple located in the Ranthambore National Park of Rajasthan, India. It is dedicated to Lord Ganesha, who is worshipped as the god of wisdom, knowledge, and new beginnings. The temple is a popular pilgrimage spot and is visited by many tourists who come to the national park for wildlife safaris. The temple’s location amidst the forested hills and rocky outcrops adds to its serene and tranquil ambiance, making it a perfect spot for spiritual contemplation and meditation.

5 Comments
  1. Great post

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    travelstyleandtechnology January 31, 2018 at 12:08 PM

    great blog

  3. Very good information about visiting places..

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