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5 Famous Mumbai Ganesh Mandals

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Ganesh Galli Mumbaicha Raja
5 Famous Mumbai Ganesh Mandals

Ganesh Galli Mumbaich Raja

Lalbaug Sarvajanik Utsav Mandal Ganesh Galli

The Mumbaicha Raja, in Ganesh Galli (Lane), is located only a couple of lanes away from the Lalbaugcha Raja and is also very popular. It lost its shine to the Lalbaugcha Raja in the late 1990s but still pulls in the crowds.

The mandal is well known for its lavish new themes every year, often a replica of a famous place in India. It was formed for the benefit of the mill workers in 1928, making it the oldest one in the area.

  • Location: Ganesh Galli (Lane), Lalbaug (central Mumbai).
  • Nearest Railway Station: Chinchpokli, Curry Road, and Lower Parel railway stations are close by.
  • Waiting Time: Can be as little as 20 minutes, or a few hours.
  • When to Visit: It's always busy. Peak hours are in the afternoon and night from 3 p.m until 2 a.m.

The procession for the immersion (visarjan) on the last day of the festival starts out from 9.30 a.m. and takes the following route: Dr. S.S Rao Road, Ganesh Cinema, Chinchpokli Bridge, Arthur Road Corner, Saat Rasta, Sane Guruji Marg, Agreepada, Dr. Bhadkamkar Marg, Opera House, Willson Collage, Girgaon Chowpatty.

More information is available from the Mumbaicha Raja website.

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