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Dharavi: Street Art Walking Tour7 Reviews
Dharavi is known as the beating heart of Mumbai and is a hub of economic activity. Join this 3 hour educational walking tour and discover the industrial and residential areas, as well as the vibrant street art, of this fascinating part of the city.
- Dive into the alleyways of Dharavi - the heart of Mumbai
- Experience the vibrancy of India's street art, contributed by international and Indian artists
- Learn about the significant social and economic impact of this neighbourhood on Mumbai
- Gain a fresh perspective by engaging with locals during this tour
DescriptionJoin this walking tour and explore the different facets of entrepreneurship and innovation that drives the community of Dharavi, one of the most densely populated areas in the world located in the heart of Mumbai. Additionally, discover the larger than life murals and street art painted by international artists and locals, celebrating the spirit of Dharavi. People from all over India have come to live in Dharavi, making it a microcosm of India. This diversity is apparent in the murals, temples, mosques, churches, and pagodas that stand side by side. On this walking tour, visitors experience a wide range of these business activities: recycling, pottery-making, embroidery, bakery, soap factory, leather tanning, poppadom-making and many more. The tour will also visit the residential areas and get a glimpse of street art in Dharavi. This educational tour aims to give visitors a much more nuanced understanding of life and work in Mumbai slums. Engage with your local guide and residents to gain a new perspective of this area. Proceeds from this walking tour are reinvested in community development for education, youth empowerment and well-being projects of Dharavi residents.
IncludesSoft drinks at the end of the tour
- Please dress modestly (no low-cut tops or short shorts) and wear close-toed shoes as some areas can be can be dirty, especially during the monsoon months from June to mid September
- This tour adopts a strict no-photography policy while in the slum (to ensure the privacy of the residents)