The award winning Khetwadi Ganraj is considered to be one of the most spectacular Ganesh idols in Mumbai. The mandal was established in 1959 but found fame in 2000, when it made the highest Ganesh idol in Indian history, standing 40 feet tall. The idol is decked out in real gold jewelry. One year, it was even studded with real diamonds.
An added attraction when visiting the Khetwadi Ganraj is that there's a Ganesh idol in almost every lane in the area -- so you'll have plenty to see!
- Location: 12th Lane Kehetwadi, Girgaum (south Mumbai).
- Nearest Railway Station: The nearest stations are Charni Road and Sandhurst Road.
- When to Visit: During the day is best. Peak time is in the evenings from dusk to midnight.
More information is available from the Khetwadi Ganraj website.