The magnificent Bada Ganapati Temple also known by the name Khajrana Temple,
built in 1875 AD during the reign of Queen Ahilya Bai Holker, is renowned
for its 8 meter high statue of Lord Ganesha decorated with
metallic frames of gold, silver, copper, brass and iron. This statue
is made out of various elements like limestone, bricks, jaggery,
the powder of Pancha-ratna (five gemstones- diamond, emerald, pearls,
rubies and topaz) ,
holy water from major pilgrimages, soil collected from seven moksha puris (Ayodhya, Mathura,
Maya, Kashi, Kanchi, Avantika and Dwarka) and mud from stables of horse, elephant and cow.
This famous pilgrim center is located at the western end of M.G.Road.
number of devotees gathered here to
get the darshan of Bada
Ganapati, as he is believed to be the
hinderer of all problems. Vinayaka Chathurdhi is celebrated here
with much fervor.