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“biggest slum”(29 reviews)
“leather goods”(26 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Designated as biggest slum area in the world. Very shabby place. Sometimes its difficult to cross this area in rainy season.

Thank AnkitJain1368
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This slum served as a backdrop for the movie "Slumdog Millionaire." Though it was depicted in the film as having maimed or disfigured child beggars and and prostitution, this is actually not the case in these particular slums. Tours are guided by students that are...More

Thank buffy0182
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For all of us who live in a privileged bubble, this is an eye-opening reminder of how those at the bottom of the pyramid exist. Join a tour. They'll provide much needed context and some do great NGO work in supporting a school in the...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dharavi is largest slum area in asia. There are so many activities for daily wages. All types of religion people are staying in Dharavi.

Thank robinsongreat007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dharavi is a famous known Slum...probably the biggest Slum in Asia...it shows you the reality and life in Slums if one is lookin foward to discover...apart from that it's a major leather production and many small scale industrial place

Thank Sumaiya97
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Be The Local Tours employ students living in the slum. They are knowledgeable and informative about what makes the area work.

Thank Debbielynnoliver
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The world is never the same of what we expect. A slum? Well it's more than what you can ever think. This trip is a must visit by every adventurous soul. You'll see the reality and depth of life. Something beyond what we've been shown....More

Thank Thareendra L
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Was not sure about doing this. Took a guided trip with a local NGO that has pumped money back into the community. Mind blowing to see what comes out of this place and how productive people are. Very safe.

Thank aidanpomario
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Must visit place atleast once. You get to see how people live and work here. Its all together a different world. Got to see so many small scale businesses as well

Thank Saurabh G
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Its Asia's largest slum and one of the largest slumps in the world. We will be lost in the area if you dont know the ways means to move around and come out. visit to Dharavi get the idea of how people live the unhealthy...More

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We didn't take our kids but there were some people with kids around 7-9. I think it would be excellent for them. Just wear closed shoes! We stepped through dirty water, dead rats and possibly human waste! However, the... More
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