Dhobi Ghat

Currently Open [Closes at 04:00 pm]
  • Address: Captain Prakash Pethe Marg, Slums, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai, MH, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids

Dhobi Ghat - Review

Dhobi ghat is somewhat of a distinguishing mark for Mumbai. The word Dhobi ghat is not only used in Mumbai, it can be used in any part of India where a number of Dhobis wash the dirty clothes on a regular basis. But this particular Open air Laundry is something people often remember Mumbai by. The washers, known as Dhobis in the local tongue, who work in an open place wash the clothes of the citizens for a small fee. There are rows of open air washing and little cubicles are made with marble stone where the dhobis can wash their clothes.

It is very popular attraction for the foreign tourists who come here to click the photographs. It is located next to the Mahalaxmi railway station in Mumbai.

The atmosphere of the ghat is always loud and vibrant and it is surrounded by the slums of Mumbai inhabited by so many people. Mumbai residents are dependent upon this place for their daily routine. The fascinating thing to see is the rhythm that is created by the thumping of the clothes on the rocks. It is rather poetic and magical The tourists, who come to Mumbai, must visit the ghat which adds to their unique experience of India.

Dhobi Ghat Information

  • Tips & Warnings: It must be remembered that the place might get quite loud and busy so be careful while visiting it in the afternoon.

Dhobi Ghat Ticket Prices

Free entry. It is a sight. 

Dhobi Ghat Opening and Closing Hours

Avoid going at night. 

How To reach Dhobi Ghat by Public Transport

  • Take a train to Mahalakshmi or Currey Road. 

Restaurants Near Dhobi Ghat

  • Konkan Cafe
  • Harbour Bar
  • Village-The Soul of India

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TripHobo Highlights for Dhobi Ghat

  • Dhobi Ghat Address: Captain Prakash Pethe Marg, Slums, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai, MH, India
  • Dhobi Ghat Timing: 07:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Dhobi Ghat Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Dhobi Ghat: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Dhobi Ghat

  • 95% of people who visit Mumbai include Dhobi Ghat in their plan

  • 33.15% of people start their Dhobi Ghat visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Dhobi Ghat

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

94.68% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Dhobi Ghat

People normally club together Jijamata Udyan Zoo ( Ranichi Baug ) and Gateway Of India while planning their visit to Dhobi Ghat.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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