Dirty laundry from all over Mumbai is brought to this massive open air laundry and painstakingly hand washed by the dhobis (washermen) in the seemingly endless rows of concrete troughs. It provides an unforgettable glimpse into the inside of the city, making it one of the top 10 attractions in Mumbai.
If you're feeling bold, it's possible to go right down into the thick of it. Take the stars to your right, then turn left onto the road at the bottom. You'll find the entrance to your left, further along. There will usually be someone waiting there who will be willing to escort you inside, for a fee, to have a look around.
Where: Next to Mahalaxmi railway station (the 6th station on the Western Line from Churchgate), Walk out of the station and turn left on the bridge.