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Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai

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See hundreds of people hard at work at Dhobi Ghat, a traditional open-air launderette. Take a tour of the large site to see the dhobis washing and drying clothes and materials in separate baths and colorful drying areas. Each individual wash pen features a flogging stone on which the dhobis beat the clothes to dry them, with water flying through the air in an entertaining scene. A guided tour introduces you to the history of the site, and the lives of the workers and their families. Plan your visit to Dhobi Ghat and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Mumbai online travel route planner.
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  • Chaos at first glance, then the organization takes shape. Colors, types of material, customer collections -- moving from the hand washing, drying and starching. Watch the workers scurry beneath the... 
    Chaos at first glance, then the organization takes shape. Colors, types of material, customer collections -- moving from the hand washing, drying and starching. Watch the workers scurry beneath the...  more »
  • We attended after a slum tour, it was middle of the day so perhaps the wrong time to visit but it is quite a spectacular sight to behold. You can smell the soap from the train, 
    We attended after a slum tour, it was middle of the day so perhaps the wrong time to visit but it is quite a spectacular sight to behold. You can smell the soap from the train,  more »

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