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Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai (Bombay)

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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. 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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  • We took the train and stopped here. Quite interesting to take a look and bye bye... or the sun will kill you!  more »
  • When you go down the taxi and we're approaching the parapet of the bridge, an image springs... the laundry of all the colors stretched on wires to dry it are manual washing of laundry businesses, work done by men, in large tubs filled with water and laundry wash for individuals or companies making
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  • This is one place you cannot miss while you are in Mumbai it is so colourful and buzzing all the time.  more »