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Dharavi, Mumbai (Bombay)
(2.7/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Experience the authentic and remarkable culture of Mumbai through the slums of Dharavi. Existing as one of the largest slums in the world, this area features an ethnically diverse culture and approximately 1 million inhabitants living in a seemingly endless labyrinth of narrow lanes. Although home to a poor population of city dwellers, this district boasts a lively economy and produces an abundance of various products, such as leather, pottery, embroidery, and cosmetics. Take an organized tour, which includes rooftop views and home cooked meals with a local family. Use our Mumbai (Bombay) holiday planner to visit Dharavi on your trip to Mumbai (Bombay), and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Very interesting tour with nice travel guy. During the tour u ll get an inspiration of the slum with a view about the bad conditions, workers and lovely playing children. 
  • People are not in a zoo or a circus. If you are like me that condemns this kind of Slum-Tour? Don't go! I don't understand the pleasure of people seeing a slum and return to their hotels five stars, saying it was nice to have known ... Aff ...
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  • Actually, last time, I wrote a short and curt review on Dharavi, because I have seen that land brokering happening. Otherwise, Dharavi has equal number of different religious people co-existing in a p...  more »