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Dharavi, Mumbai

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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. Put Dharavi and other Mumbai attractions into our Mumbai online holiday maker , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Dharavi was not on my list of places to visit while in Mumbai since I thought it would be uncomfortable for the residents as well as myself. I went at the suggestion of my tour guide and am really gla...  more »
  • Go there with a local guide, otherwise you hardly get to know something. That place is shocking (under which circumstances people can work) and amazing (how happy and friendly they are). It has shown ...  more »
  • The Dharavi slums get smaller and smaller for every visit. See them before they disappear. With a local guide it is safe to walk in the mazes and see the most extraordinary things they do in the slums...  more »
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