The temple is housed within the complex of famous Bull temple. The Lord Ganesha idol inside this temple is 18 feet tall and is 16 feet wide and is carved from a single rock.
It is said to be constructed by Kempegowda in the year 1536. And it has been renovated since then.
Devotees like to perform Benne(butter) alankara on this idol - which needs around 100 kg of butter.