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Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai (Bombay)

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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. Make Dhobi Ghat a centerpiece of your Mumbai (Bombay) vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Mumbai (Bombay) itinerary maker.
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  • This is an astonishing sight. All clothes, sheets etc. are collected, washed by hand, dried in the sun and returned to the owners without any going missing. Amazing. You can see the clothes in colour ...  more »
  • Amazing place you can just go there without any tour guy by the train its very close to mahalaxami station  more »
  • There a few dhobi that's around the city , so not sure which one we visited,but it's interesting to see none the less. Amazing to watch the men at work washing and drying so many clothes. Glad I have ...  more »