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Wholesale Paradise

This is a wholesale area / market of Chennai. Each street is dedicated for some products like Stationery, Electric goods, Chemicals. You get any thing that you want from small... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Arun A
Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wholesale area / market of Chennai. Each street is dedicated for some products like Stationery, Electric goods, Chemicals. You get any thing that you want from small screw to surgical table.

Thank Arun A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Sowcarpet is one of the best places where you can find best north indian foods right from vada-pav to tandoori roti, sweets etc.. This place is best explored by foot soaking in the sights, smells, obviously great food :-) Great commercial place full of activity.

Thank balakec
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This area is mainly famous for clothing....lot of shops there to purchase clothes...sarees were so good n hand-picked designs especially designer sarees are damn gud...best place to buy designer sarees for wedding....this place is not only famous for clothing also dry fruits...u can buy dry fruits for little cheaper wen compared to other places....also u get everything here...there was plastic... More 

2 Thank Nandhini S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Sowcarpet, located in Central Chennai area of Parys can be called a mini north India. Its mainly dwelled by north Indians who do all kinds of business here in this Sowcarpet area. Its small lanes and by lanes is full of small small shops and offices doing brisk business. A must visit place to eat the north Indian dishes available... More 

Thank Karthik V
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

This place is good for so many things right from shopping to food. I would concentrate more on food as a food lover. We wanted to visit this place for a very long time, we had plan A, B and C but everything failed, but just like that we made it to this place and we were not disappointed. We... More 

Thank Raxcor
Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Being from Hyderabad, visiting this place gave me a total Marwadi feeling. It was a pleasant break from the regular South Indian fare that I was experiencing in Chennai. Must visit to try North Indian / Marwadi food here.

Thank jalanp1989
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Sowcar pet is the hub of wholesalers in Chennai. It is almost mini-gujarat as it is filled with Marwari business people doing wholesale business of almost all the goods in the country. You get stuff really cheap provided where to buy.

Thank AshokMela
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

North Indians will love this place.This might probably be the only area in chennai where you'll rarely see any tamilian and you'll feel like you're in north india only. The major population there is of Marwadi' and Jain'. So , this is definite place of visit for them on a holiday.

1 Thank arpitranka23
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Wow.. Feels heavenly coming to this place. You just need to forget everything and keep walking amidst the narrow space. You just need to focus on shopping and eating. Forget the world. Everything you can find whatever you are looking for and that too at such a reasonable rate. From electric, electronic, showpiece, home interior, home appliances, clothes, accessories, footwear,... More 

Thank Yesha M
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Walking through this area is a skill. Crowded with all vehicles and those on foot. Shopping here is thrilling. Wholesalers for all kinds of stuff be it bangles, fashion jewellery, clothes etc. Dotted with some great street food stalls n outlets. Plan a trip with plenty of time on hand and be prepared to sweat and jostle the crowds

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