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Dhobi Ghat - Mumbai - The biggest open air laundry in the world.

Updated: Feb 7



This municipal  washing system next to Mahalaxmi station in downtown Mumbai was constructed in 1890 and works to this day with the same hand wash methods in the same premises. Dhobi Ghat is the world largest open air laundry with 5000 people working daily in the business. Our “Mumbaikar” friend mr. Singh tells us more about this amazing operation which washes more than 100.000 pieces of garment per day, without a single loss!


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