The name Dharavi affects the sense of belonging, sense of identity and lives of 60% of the population of Mumbai, who live in these decaying streets as Asia’s largest slums. That’s right, the largest slum area of the city, Dharavi, is the largest slum in Asia where more than one lakh people have found their shelter, In a place where they call home in a city, where the rich and the poor are walking shoulder to shoulder against each other, creating an opposite situation, which tourists from all over the world witness different scenes of life. It cooks. Inhabited mainly by migrant fishermen and migrant workers coming to Mumbai to chase their dreams, Dharavi becomes the most popular tourist destination For tourists after beating the Taj Mahal according to TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards, a travel destination in India.
These slums have proved to be the most preferred tourist destination for travelers visiting India.
Dharavi becomes the most popular tourist destination in India
This cycle of about 2.2 square km of land bound roads between the two major railway lines of Mumbai, where the heart of Mumbai dwells. Dharavi successfully tops this list Best travel experiences in indiaFollowed by ‘Bike trip to Old Delhi’ and ‘Private day tour of Taj Mahal and Agra Fort by Superfast train’ in second and third place respectively. It just proves to us that travelers and tourists alike love local and culturally focused travel experiences more.
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Tourism boom in Dharavi
- Asia’s largest slum Dharavi has closed the bank Top 10 in the list of top 10 experiences In India and also made it to the ‘Top 10 Travelers’ Choice Experience 2019 in Asia’ list.
- On the Asia list, Dharavi achieved the 10th rank after the ‘All Day Group Angkor Wat Tour Siem Reap in Cambodia’ and enjoyed a ‘Krabi Sunset Cruise’ in Ao Nang, Thailand.
- On the Asia list, Ubud Tour topped the jungle swing in Indonesia.
What attracts tourists to Dharavi?
These narrow lanes of Dharavi are home to millions of people who live together in scattered streets and small houses, open sewers and uprooted places filled with the emotions of many people who are sweating it out to earn their livelihood. The struggles of these people living in Dharavi are the major factors that attract tourists to witness different scenes of life, to get a glimpse into their lives, to know about their stories of how they came here in the first place Arrived and built this house.
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Many tourists are seen walking down these streets, documenting the lives of these people as they open Dharavi, Asia’s largest slum that continues to win the hearts of many. This journey has inspired Dharavi to make 2019 the most popular tourist destination in India! Do you want to visit this community of people and get to know the local culture on your sightseeing tour of Dharavi? If yes, book a sightseeing tour now and tell us about your experience later!