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Address: Mohammed Ali Rd | Pydhonie, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Great Market for real and fake antiques!

Chor Bazaar on Mutton Street is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon looking for bric-a-brac and collectibles for the home. The place has some really good stores selling real... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Chor Bazaar on Mutton Street is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon looking for bric-a-brac and collectibles for the home. The place has some really good stores selling real and newly made but old looking (read: fake) antiques. They also have furniture stores specialising in antique looking and old style furniture which they can also make according to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It is very old market. It's name literally means Thieves market. it was originally called Shor Bazaar, meaning "noisy market", but "shor" became "chor" because of how the British mispronounced the word. Mutton Market, Chappal Market and Many Markets are in this area. The area is full of crowded streets and crumbling buildings, and can be a little overwhelming. Don't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The area is full of crowded streets and crumbling buildings, and can be a little overwhelming. Don't be daunted though, it's quite safe but do be careful of pickpockets.The area is still worth a visit on Friday when it comes alive with the Juma Market. This is the real thieves market. From sunrise on Friday morning, vendors cram the lanes... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

The food is good but watch your bill. Attempted to overcharge us by 2000 hkd. An honest mistake, I don't think so

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Used to go as a kid three decades ago with my dad and buy China vases , chandelier spare orbs/crystals etc and it was a great memory. Took a German friend in November so he could experience a slice of ' OLD BOMBAY' but it was a waste of time and very disappointing...tons of junk for sale, the old shops... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I am somebody who like browsing around markets and Chor does take some serious growing as its enormous. You can easily walk away thinking that it's about car parts or some such, as you have not really wandered very far. I suspect that we only really saw a small part, but we did end up with a nice brass "antique".... More 

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We spent 3 hours here looking for carved idols in stone which a friend in Pune wanted but found almost nothing worthwhile and realized that the place is basking in past glory. Lots of really rubbishy items for sale makes finding a worthwhile purchase a lottery.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I went with my mother to buy a few replacement pieces for our chandelier to a chrystal shop at Chor Bazaar last October. We found what we were looking for and it was not too expensive after my mum drove a hard bargain. Once upon a time, this was a place where you could buy really valuable antiques for a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Chore Bazaar, what can I say, 20 years ago it was the in place to go for old colonial architecture, English, Dutch and Portuguese furniture from the days of the Moguls. Today, unfortunately, mostly just reproduction or just plain fakes. My last visit was in April to see and old friend and we reminisce about the old days and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Either you will like it or you would just want to get our of this place. Mostly all old car parts for sale. Most of the people there don't speak English. So kinda difficult to bargain of you do see anything you might like. Better Bazaar to visit is null Bazaar which is just a stone through from there on... More 

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Address: Address: Mohammed Ali Rd | Pydhonie, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Maharashtra  >  Mumbai (Bombay)

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