Dhobi Ghat Visit

Dhobi Ghat Visit
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$26
Duration: 60 minutes
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The Madivalas, a Hindu sub caste that suffered marginalization for centuries before the abolishment of the caste system, even today holds pride in continuing their ancestral service practices: washing clothes. There are many Dhobi Ghats in Bangalore. During this culture walk you get to visit a Dhobi Ghat. An excellent opportunity if you’d like to take colourful pictures. And also an educative experience to interact with the washer-men and washer-women.

Go beyond the guidebook on this tour in Bangalore. Meet your guide at 10:00 AM and set off for an informative and enlightening of seeing the Dhobi Ghat in Bangalore

Join us in a enlightening walk into the dhobi ghat of Bangalore which gives us an insight on how the traditional old Washermen of India use to work and how few of them still work today using old kind of tools to clean & wash clothes.

.  Below is a list of items from which we create our itinerary: 

  • Walk through a dhobi ghat in Bangalore
  • Learn about the ancient culture of the Washermen
  • Learn about how this is their main source of occupation and how with technological advancements they are still surviving

The Madivalas, a Hindu sub caste that suffered marginalization for centuries before the abolishment of the caste system, even today holds pride in continuing their ancestral service practices: washing clothes. There are many Dhobi Ghats in Bangalore. During this culture walk you get to visit a Dhobi Ghat. An excellent opportunity if you’d like to take colourful pictures. And also an educative experience to interact with the washer-men and washer-women.