Visit Siddhivinayak Temple
Dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh, the Siddhivinayak Temple is one of the richest temples in Mumbai and is often frequented by renowned bollywood actors and politicians.
Dedicated to Lord Shri Ganesh, the Siddhivinayak Temple is one of the richest temples in Mumbai and is often frequented by renowned bollywood actors and politicians. Located in Prabhadevi area of Mumbai, the Siddhivinayak temple dates back to 18th Century and was once a small construction highlighting the black idol of Shree Siddhivinayak, carved out of stone.
Today the Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai is a unique six storeyed construction with a golden dome on the top. Nonetheless the black idol of Shree Siddhivinayak has an unusual feature, the trunk turns to the right which is not often found on Ganesh idols.
Being one of the busiest temples in Mumbai, people often queue up for the Siddhivinayak Live Darshan. There are two Gates from which devotees can enter in Temple premises. The Siddhi Gate allows you a free Darshan whereas the Riddhi Gate allows you a general Darshan and it takes about 30-45 minutes on a normal day and about 1.5 -2 hours on Tuesdays. The Siddhivinayak Temple also arranges special darshan for Senior Citizens, Mothers with infants in the arms, Physically challenged individuals, NRIs and Foreigners. Nonetheless one can even have an Siddhivinayak on-line live darshan. One can also go for paid Darshan, which is approximately Rs. 50. The temple also facilitates footwear stand, drinking water, wash rooms, wheel chairs and medicals.
The Siddhivinayak Temple is approximately 15 minutes of walk from the Dadar Railway Station. Nonetheless one can even hire a taxi or a cab to reach the temple. There are private buses that ply from different routes to Siddhivinayak Temple. So how to reach Mumbai Siddhivinayak Temple is not a matter to worry about.
Timing5:30 A.M to 9.50 P.M
PREFFERED BYHistory Buffs ,Adventure Seekers, Photo Fanatics
TIME SPENT1-2 hours
ENTRY FEENo Entry fee
AttractionsCity of Dreams
Best SeasonOct – Mar
LANGUAGESMarathi, Hindi and English