When you want to explore about the fun facts about India, the list will always take account of its festivals. One of the festivals that hold cosmic importance for the devotees of Lord Ganesha is Ganesh Chathurthi. This adrenaline-charged festival is celebrated with much pomp and jollity all over India and more so in Maharashtra. Since it is the festival time in Mumbai, as the hymns of ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’ bellow all through Mumbai streets, the city will see creativity and spiritual solidarity unfurl across the pandals that speak the corners. For people, visiting these pandals to check out their idols is a popular activity. Every Ganpati pandal promises to offer a unique experience and the vivacity that the city radiates as the festival charge you up.
To help you sow the seeds for the approaching merriments, we have made a list of the city’s most iconic pandals that you must visit. Read on…
GSB SevaMandalGanpati (King Circle)
This Ganpatimandal is the richest across the globe and the Ganpati here is celebrated as the “gold Ganpati” owing to the huge (60kg) amount of gold used to embellish the idol together with 175 kg of silver. This makes it a must-visit GanpatiPandal.
The second Pandal in the offing is the Lalbaughcha Raja which is considered the most popular Pandal in Mumbai and is the most visited one.
Khetwadi Lane (Gali) 11 Ganpati
The idol at this place is considered as one of the most artistic idols in the city. Don’t miss out on the astonishing creativity of the murtikaars (idol-makers) in this pandal.
“Mumbaicha Raja” Lalbaug Ganesh Galli
Mumbaicha Raja is just a couple of lanes away from Lalbaugcha Raja in Ganesh Galli (Lane). They are renowned for the themes they draw out every year. It is renowned for its over-the-top new themes every year, often an imitation of a famous place in India.
Andhericha Raja is yet another noteworthy celebration home for Ganpati for Ganesh Chaturthi 2016. Established in 1966, this pandal has a reputation of satisfying wishes and is often patronized by celebrities. Like the Lalbaug Ganesh Galli, this Pandal is also acknowledged for it is magnificent themes.
So,paint the town red this Ganesh Chathurthi! Visit the charmingly adorned pandals and seek the blessings of Lord Ganesha!GanpatiBappaMorya!!!