Dholya Ganpati temple which is located in the city of Satara; the name itself has various meanings to it. This religious place is situated in Wai, which is an archaic location that was known as Virat Nagari, during Mahabharata.
It is surrounded by seven Ghats- also known as Dakshin Kashi. Lord Ganesha’s Idol in the temple was structured and designed by Shri Ganpatrao Bhikaji Raste in the year 1762. This statue is almost 10 feet in height and broad in 8 feet. Lord Ganesha’s idol is in a sitting position, looking cheerful and gives a positive feeling.