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Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai (Bombay)
(3.6/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The men do the washing; the women do the ironing!Must be the biggest launderette in the world - and it's outdoor and it's done manually! How the clothes and linen end up clean is hard to understand - ...  more »
  • This is located in mahalaxmi area. As this in sightseeing place but nothing great to see. This is not proper for ladies / female person. This a place where " photographer " gets candid photos. But go ...  more »
  • Great place to take colourful photos of people. If you get a chance, get a local guide who can take you inside.