The Ganesh Tekdi is a temple dedicated to the Hindu God, Lord Ganesha. The temple is known as Tekdi because it has been constructed on a hill, and in the local Marathi language the term, `tekdi` means a hill. The Tekdi Ganapati Temple in Nagpur is considered to be extremely old, as many as 250 years old.
In the old days the temple was quite and located under a tin shade and had a small platform, however after the Military Defense wing took over the possession of the temple, a lot many developments have taken place here. The construction of the Ganapati Temple started in the year 1978, and was ultimately completing in 1984. Initially the idol was quite size however this has been growing bigger and bigger. The idol is decorated with gold on the forehead. The mukat or the crown is display only on the occasions of Ekadeshi and Chaturthi. Almost 500m people visit this temple on a daily basis and on Chaturthi; almost 10,000 people visit the temple. The temple is open from morning till midnight. The arti ceremony is performed thrice in a day in the morning, afternoon and evening, and after the arti `Modaka` is distributed to all the devotees.
|Timings||9:00 AM to 5:00 PM|