Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai

Dhobi Ghat, Mumbai

Dhobi Ghat (Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat) is a well known open air laundromat in Mumbai, India. The washers, locally known as Dhobis, work in the open to wash the clothes from Mumbai’s hotels and hospitals. This is the biggest and oldest laundromat in India due to which it has became one of the tourist attraction place in Mumbai.

For the Dhobis, it’s generally a hereditary profession, with most of the washermen’s families working here for last 2 or maybe 3 generations.

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