Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Five Best Pandals to Visit in Mumbai

The heavenly celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi or Ganeshotsav is only day away and energy of fans would already be able to be felt. All things considered, who doesn’t care for the thumping of the drums, excellence of colours all around, long lines outside pandals and the heavenly modak!

The city of Mumbai turns into a better place at the season of the Ganesh Chaturthi celebration. There are different pandals set up the nation over which are radiant to visit. Individuals from various foundations come to praise the introduction of Lord Ganesha.

As Mumbai prepares for Ganesh Chaturthi 2018, we take a gander at the well known Ganesh pandals that Mumbaikars should visit this merry season. Here are some of the best pandals to visit in Mumbai this Ganesh Chaturthi:

Lalbaugcha Raja

Lalbaugcha Raja

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Without a doubt, The Lalbaughcha Raja, King of Lalbaug, tops the rundown of prevalent Ganesh pandals in Mumbai. Established in 1934, the pandal draws more than 1.5 million lovers per day. The incredible outline of the icon is currently patent ensured. The icon is accepted to satisfy wishes. To get a look at the most loved god there are two lines – a general line and alternate ‘navas’ line. The navas line is for those enthusiasts who wish to adore icon appropriate close to the symbol’s feet, while the general line is a couple of meters from the symbol.

Address: Tejukaya Mansion, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Lalbaug

How to reach: The pandal is a 10-minute walk from Currey Road or Chincpokli railway stations.

Ganesh Galli cha

Ganesh Galli cha

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The Ganesh Galli cha Raja is said to be the genuine Mumbai cha Raja. Established in 1928, the pandal is couple of paths from the mainstream Lalbaug cha Raja. The pandal is known for its one of a kind topics, frequently an imitation of prominent sanctuaries in India.

Address: 12th Lane Khetwadi, Girgaon

How to reach: Nearest stations are Charni Road and Sandhurst Road railway stations. The pandal is also accessible by road public transports.

GSB Seva Mandal

GSB Seva Mandal

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Goud Saraswat Brahmin Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Samiti or GSB Seva Mandal is one of Mumbai’s most extravagant Ganesh mandals. The Ganesh Idol of GSB Seva Mandal is embellished with in excess of 60 kilograms of gold and silver, which has earned the GSB Ganpati the epithet of being the ‘Brilliant Ganesha’ of Mumbai. Established in the year 1954 by the Gowd Saraswat Brahmin people group from Karnataka, the pandal is said to have a symbol that is made out of dirt and is eco-accommodating in nature. To add to the festival and intensity of Ganeshotsav, the mandal, consistently composes exceptional projects. In 2017 the mandal was safeguarded for an incredible Rs 264.25 crore. The protection secured the icon, trimmings, volunteers, laborers in addition to other things.

Address: G.S.B. Sports Club Ground, Near S.N.D.T. Women’s College, R.A. Kidwai Road, King’s Circle, Matunga

How to reach: Kings Circle station on the Harbour Line and Matunga station on the Central Line are close to the GSB Seva Mandal’s Ganesh pandal.

Khetwadi Cha Raja (12th lane)

Khetwadi Cha Raja (12th lane)

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Built up in 1959, Khetwadi cha Raja is among the most seasoned Ganesh pandals in Mumbai. The pandal rose to popularity in 2000 after it made a 40 feet tall icon. In Khetwadi, there are 13 paths and there’s a Ganesh pandal in relatively every path, except the pandal in the twelfth path is prevalent among all.

Address: 12th Lane Kehetwadi, Girgaum

How to reach: Nearest stations are Charni Road and Sandhurst Road. Walking distance of 10 to 15 minutes or you can even take a cab from the mentioned railway stations.

Tejukaya cha Raja

Tejukaya cha Raja

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Tejukaya cha Raja is another mainstream Ganesh pandal in Mumbai. It is said that the pandal inferred its name ‘Tejukaya’ from a prevalent identity from the British period ‘Rao Bahadur Seth Shri Tejukaya J.P’, a common temporary worker by calling.

Address: Tejukaya Mansion, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Lalbaug

How to reach: The pandal is a 10-minute walk from Currey Road or Chincpokli railway stations.

Ganapati Bappa Moriya!!!

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