This year Ganesh Cahturthi will be celebrated from 24 august 2017 to 4 september 2017. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on a large scale in Maharashtra and specially Mumbai. Ganpati Visarjan will take place on 4 august 2017. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha and continues for 10 days at last this festival ends with Ganpati Visarjan. We have summed up top 10 famous ganesh idols in Mumbai which you should visit this year in 2017. Most of these mandals use Eco friendly ganpati.
It is the most famous Ganesh Statue of India. In Mumbai people are crazy to visit this Ganesh Mandal. It hosts 1.5 million devotees per day. It was founded in 1934 The Kambali Family has been making the idol from 1935 and they have also patented the design of the idol. This should be the must visit place in your list during Ganesh Chaturthi.
Address Of Lalbaughcha Raja: G.D Ambedkar road, Lalbaug market, Lalbaug central Mumbai.
Nearest Railyway station to Lalbaughcha Raja: Lower Parel, Chinchpokli stations and Curry road.
Ganesh Galli Mumbaicha Raja:
It was founded in 1928, this ganesh mandal is located at a walking distance from lalbaughcha Raja mandal. It’s the oldest one in the town. It became less popular due to Lalbaughcha raja but attract a good number of devotees. When you visit lalbaughcha raja mandal this place should be second on your lsit. Ganesh Galli Mumbaicha Raja mandal was founded for the welfare of the mill workers. The theme is changed every year and is so lavishing.
Address Of Ganesh Galli Mumbaicha Raja: Ganesh Galli Lane, Lalbaug market, central Mumbai
Nearest Railway Stations to Ganesh Galli Mumbaicha Raja: Curry road, chichpokli, Lower parel are closer.
Founded in 1959 Khetwadi Ganraj mandal is famous for the astonishing and beautiful design of Ganesh idol. In 2000 this mandal made the highest Ganesh Statue of 40 feet and also won an award for that. This place receives huge crowd during Ganesh Chaturthi as every lane in this area there is one Ganesh murti. Below are details how to reach Khetwadi Ganpati.
Address of Khetwadi Ganraj:12 th lane Khetwadi, south Mumbai , girgaum
Nearest railway Station to Khetwadi ganpati: Charni road station and sandhurst station.
GSB Seva Kings Circle:
It was founded in 1954 by a community from Karnataka, known as Gowd saraswat bramhin community. GSB Seva Kings Circle Ganesh Statue is famous as the richest Ganesh Idol of the town. It is so because more than 60 kilogram of gold ornaments are used to decorate the Ganesh Murti. Ganesh Idol used here is eco friendly and made out of clay. Music here is completely classical and instruments used in south Indian temples are used.
Address of GSB Seva Kings Circle: Near SNDT women’s college, sports club ground, kidwai road, kings circle, matunga (central mumbai).
Nearest Railway Station to GSB Seva Kings Circle: On central line its Matunga station and on harbor line its Kings circle.
Founded in 1966 by the workers of the tobacco company. Andhericha Raja ganesh statue is well known to fulfill wishes. It’s decoration is simple and beautiful. Here you will see other attractions like once they showcased sand art and simple beautiful decoration. Many people believe that they do best decoration for ganesh chaturthi.
Address of the Andhericha Raja: Verra desai road, Andheri west, Azad nagar.
Nearest Railway Station to Andhericha Raja: Andheri railway station