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Dharavi, Mumbai (Bombay)
(2.7/5 based on 280+ 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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  • This was a lovely tour with Mohammad. Also at a very affordable price. He is such a lovely and patient person. Mohammad waited for us at the station for an hour since we had taxi issues and still gree...  more »
  • We went to the slum and imagined the wirst. But we got to know, that it is a really well-organized place that is cleaner/less smelly than some other parts of Mumbai, that are not considered to be a sl...  more »
  • The place is really good for people who love to buy leather goods. The slum is one of the largest parcels of prime land that would be redeveloped in a few yrs time.