Mumbai, the bustling metropolis, undergoes a magical transformation during Ganesh Chaturthi. The rhythmic beats of drums and the chants of "Ganpati Bappa – Morya!" resonate in every corner, creating an atmosphere of devotion and celebration. In 2023, the city will come alive on September 19 for Ganesh Chaturthi and bid adieu to Lord Ganesha on September 28 during Ganesh Visarjan. Here are the best places to celebrate the festival in the most famous Ganesh mandals of Mumbai.
Located at King Circle, near Wadala, this idol is fondly referred to as the Gold Ganesh because it's adorned with over 60kg of gold and is eco-friendly. This Ganesh statue remains only five days after the festival and one should see this as soon as possible.
The Golden Glory
To immerse yourself in the festivities and explore these mandals, it is highly advisable to book a cab with an experienced chauffeur who can provide local expertise and guidance. Savaari offers a fleet of reliable chauffeur-driven cabs, ensuring safe and comfortable travel, making it the ideal choice for your road trip.
Situated in the heart of Lalbaug Market, this majestic Ganesh is complemented by a throne shaped like a majestic owl, symbolizing wisdom. Drawing an average of 1.5 million viewers daily, the idol is believed to have the divine power to fulfil wishes.
The King of Devotion
Renowned for its ever-changing themes, this idol often mirrors renowned places in India. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, the mandal promotes eco-friendly celebrations, emphasizing the importance of nature and sustainability in devotion.
A Celebration of Themes
Established in 1959, this mandal grabbed headlines in 2000 by crafting India's tallest Ganesh idol, standing at an awe-inspiring 40 feet. Almost every lane boasts its own Ganesh idol, making it a mosaic of devotion.
Bhandarkar Cha Raja is famous for providing food to more than 20,000 people throughout the festival. This Ganesh mandal celebrates the Ganesh Chaturthi on a grand scale in the most amazing way.
The beacon of generosity
To make your trip to these Ganpati mandals more convenient, download the Savaari car rental app for a comfortable commute with knowledgeable chauffeurs who can guide you to the offbeat gems along the way.