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Lot of varieties of products and it is the nothern part of Chennai

Shopping street for Chennai where you can find a lot of goods at wide range of prices. You have to... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Arun R
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Chennai (Madras), India
Little North India in Chennai City

You feel like roaming in streets of Delhi's Chandni Chowk area or some small town in Rajasthan... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Ra_Radha
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Chennai (Madras), India
George Town/Parry’s Corner
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Shopping street for Chennai where you can find a lot of goods at wide range of prices. You have to bargain well and don’t buy prices at the said cost. It is better if you know Hindi. You can also find a lot of North...More

Thank Arun R
Reviewed 28 August 2017

You feel like roaming in streets of Delhi's Chandni Chowk area or some small town in Rajasthan. This area is habitated by Jains, Gujaratis and Marwari community who are primarily into Business and Trade. Lot of wholesale and retail shops are here selling almost everything...More

Thank Ra_Radha
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Especially a treat for people travelling from Northern states. Chaat walas, paan walas, dhaba, everything you miss from back home. Special mention: Kakda Ramprasad-must go for some best jalebis in India, milk with dry fruits, samosas and north indian thali.

1  Thank Prateek L
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Another wholesale market in Chennai where we will get any item like cloth, fruits, vegetables, electronic items etc for cheap rates. The narrow roads are always crowded, and each street of Sowcarpet have small whole sale and retail shops on both sides People visit these...More

Thank Jojijoseph2005
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Sowcarpet, a traditional business centre in Chennai also having flower and vegetable and major wholesale market and a mini rajasthan

Thank vikasmardia
Reviewed 25 July 2017

You will have a mumbai feel here... with rickshaws and all pan beeda munching people.. full of marvadi's ..but something special about this place.. it is the best foodies joint and for dress materials and you will get very good tailors with great designs.. fruits...More

Thank Akila P
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Mini Chandani Chowk in Chennai. Always crowded. U will get what ever u want in wholesale rate. Bargain skill must

Thank Vikram J
Reviewed 26 May 2017

In Chennai, if you want to get feel of Rajasthan or Chandni Chowk odf Delhi,, a visit to Sowcarpet is must for all reasons. Be it street food, sweets or shopping, this is 1-stop destination. Jewellery shops, sarees, salwars, bridal accessories, spices, dry fruits, chaats,...More

Thank Rucha121
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Sowcarpet - known for great snacks and sweets is always known for food walk. There are very specific shops which are very popular and serves special dishes, apart from several road-side shops serving hot-hot samosas, chat items and sweets. List of popular outlets: Kakada Ramprasad...More

1  Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Mint Street is the one of the longest street of Chennai. As this is Old part of the town, Development from British times. Most of the whole sale business are located in this old maze, so you will find it crowded. Best way to navigate...More

2  Thank MylaiChennai
Nearby
George Town/Parry’s Corner
George Town is one of the busiest and most commercial
neighbourhoods of Chennai.
It may not boast of pubs or
restaurants, but it surely offers something that the
rest of Chennai can’t - a strong whiff of history.
This historical area located in north Chennai is where
the city of Madras was officially born in 1640
alongside Fort St. George. A walk here leads you to
...More
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