Ready for some pandal-hopping?

Sep 09, 2013, 05:24 IST | Ruchika Kher

Ganesh Utsav, an 11-day festival that is celebrated with great fervour in the city, starts today

Every corner of the city will see Ganpati Mandals with big and small creatively carved out idols and devotees taking turns to witness the festivities.

If you wish to visit some of the most famous Ganpati Mandals of Mumbai, we have some options for you.

Lalbaugcha Raja
This year’s Ganesh idol at Lalbaugcha Raja. Pic/ Rane Ashish

 >> Mumbaicha Raja: This one is considered as the oldest Ganpati Pandal in the city as it started the tradition in the late 1920s.
At: Ganesh Galli, Parel.

>> Khetwadi Ganraj: This Ganesh pandal has won several awards and is considered to be one of the most spectacular Ganesh idols in the city. In 2000, it erected a 40-feet tall Ganesh idol.
At:  12th Lane Khetwadi, Girgaum.

>> Lalbaugcha Raja: Most famous Ganesh idol in the city and is visited by many personalities every year. Lalbaugcha Raja is considered the richest Ganpati Pandal in the city.
At: Lalbaug market, GD Ambedkar Road, Lalbaug.

>> Andhericha Raja: Every year this Ganpati Pandal replicates themes and people specially visit the pandal to see them.
At:  Veera Desai Road, Azad Nagar, Andheri (W).

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