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Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai

Dhobi Ghat is located at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai, is a well known open air laundromat, Mumbai, India. The washers, locally known as Dhobis, work in open to wash clothes from Mumbai's hotels and hospitals.


There are rows of open-air concrete wash pens, each fitted with its own flogging stone. Called the world's largest outdoor laundry, Dhobi Ghat is a very popular attraction among foreign tourists.
The word Dhobi Ghat is used all over India to refer to any place where many washers are present.
It is located next to Mahalaxmi railway station on the Western Railway's Saat Rasta roundabout. It can be easily seen from flyover bridge of Mahalaxmi station.
In 2013, World Records India and World Amazing Records honoured World Record Certificate to Dhobi Kalyan & Audhyogik Vikas Co – op. Society Ltd Link for information source

7 comments:

  1. so where is the place they get the water from?

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  2. Such an interesting place . How do they manage to return the right clothes back to their owners.?

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  3. Interesting to see everyday life in another part of the world.

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