Ganpati Visarjan on Anant Chaturdashi 2019: Best Places in Mumbai to See Immersion of Lord Ganesh Idols and Be Part of Colourful Processions
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The festival of Ganeshotsav will come to an end on the day of Anant Chaturdashi. The last day of the festival sees an immersion of the Lord Ganpati idols. This year, Anant Chaturdashi 2019 will be marked on September 12, Thursday. The idea is to bid a goodbye to the idol and many people have a long procession with music and dance until the immersion point. In the city of Mumbai, the immersion processions are long and go on till the wee hours of the next morning. The Ganpati immersion processions begin in the morning and continue till late nights. Most Ganesh idols are immersed in the seas and people who haven't take a darshan of the Ganesh idols, make it a point to head to some popular spots in the city to witness the best of Anant Chaturdashi. So ahead of this festive day, we give you some of the best spots in the city of Mumbai to enjoy Anant Chaturdashi. Irresponsible Ganpati Visarjan Leads to Pollution of Beaches and Rivers, Users Share Pics and Videos of Waste.

Most public pandals and organisations are the ones to keep the Ganesh idol for all 10 days. So most people who are done with the Ganpati festival celebrations at home, pay a visit to some of the famous pandals in the neighbourhood. One of the best ways to get a Ganpati darshan is also by visiting the top immersion spots in the city, which sees arrival of the Ganpati idols by evening. The visarjan processions also carry a vibe of their own, with traditional dance and music being played and devotees being a part of the fun festivities. Ganesh Visarjan HD Images, Photos & Wallpapers for Free Download Online: Beautiful GIF Greetings & Picture Messages of Ganpati Bappa to Wish on Anant Chaturdashi!

  1. Girgaum Chowpatty:

    One of the top tourist places in the city, Mumbai's Girgaum Chowpatty is a major destination for Ganpati visarjan. The top famous Ganesh idols from South Mumbai are immersed here. The processions start early in the morning and go on till late nights. The top famous Ganesh idols from Lalbaug are all immersed here.

  2. Juhu Beach:

    If you want to experience the vibrancy of the festival of Anant Chaturdashi then you need to go to Juhu beach of Mumbai. Being a seashore, there is again a lot of crowd here and many major idols of the city are immersed here. People wade through deep waters during immersion and it is a sight to behold.

  3. Gorai Jetty:

    Located towards the western end side of Borivali, the Gorai Jetty sees a Ganpati immersion of the idols from the areas od Malad, Andheri, Borivali, Kandivali. Many times, the locals here also keep a Ganpati idol for all the ten days, so they too gather at the Gorai Jetty area for final immersion.

  4. Dadar Chowpatty:

    For people residing in and around Central Mumbai, Dadar Chowpatty is a convenient spot to enjoy on Anant Chaturdashi. A lot of Ganesh idols from pandals in Kurla, Sion, Matunga all come towards the Dadar Chowpatty. Usually, the smaller idols are immersed here. Devotees start gathering around the area from early afternoon and the processions go on till late night.

  5. Powai Lake:

Powai lake in Mumbai is another popular spot where Ganesh visarjan takes place. Located in the suburban part of the city, there is relatively less crowd here. So one can enjoy the immersion process calmly by the lakeside.

These are some of the spots in the city to best enjoy the vibe of Anant Chaturdashi, Witnessing the last journey of the Ganesh idol until the immersion is a mix of emotions, there are happiness and joy followed by the sadness of bidding a goodbye. If you are planning to head to any of these destinations, then be careful of the huge crowds that will be present here. Over thousands of people turn up from across the cities to experience the last day of Ganeshotsav.