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Spencer Plaza

Chennai (Madras), India (Nungambakkam)
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Type: Malls
Activities: Shopping
Traveler Description: Very easy to get to by taxi or auto. Be careful as there are so many small shops and alleyways that you may find it difficult if you need to return... more »
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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96 reviews 96 reviews
64 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I agree that it lost its charm....the place has become dirty with poor maintenance....still there are plently to shop for....ample car parking area but can get crowded during weekends & public holidays...I think its time for them to do a big renovation.

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Llantrisant, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Plenty of choice in the Mall - even has a Marks & Spencer although the staff do follow you around a lot.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Its an old broken down mall.. Used to be THE mall some 15 years ago... Roofs leak, people spit, toilets stink... The shops all try and fool u... Food court sucks and nothing is good... Dont visit !!!

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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This building was built during British rule, the architecture is good. One of the famous landmarks in Chennai. Used to be the window shopping place for youngsters earlier, replaced by the new malls in city. It has all the branded shops. Located in the hot spot of the city

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Chennai (Madras), India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Spencers about a decade back was the "in" mall in Chennai but now it has become run down and most of the shops are gone. Even the Air conditioning does not work some time. There are much newer places around.

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Not many shops around. Quite expensive. However, found Fab India boutique & managed to grab some kurtis.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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493 reviews 493 reviews
153 attraction reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Spencers has seen better days. The crowds are missing and the high end shops have moved out. As a traveler you have not flown 15 hours to Chennai to shop for an Omega or Louis Vuitton. This is a quiet place when compared to other malls and you will enjoy shopping here. The shops in this plaza are smaller ones... More

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Campbellsville, Kentucky, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

So, if you're used to shopping in American shops/malls (like me), be ready for a much different experience. Not saying bad (per se), just different. In a U.S. mall, you stroll from shop to shop and if you're approached by an associate it's typically non-confrontational. If you say you're just looking, they will tell you, "Just let me know if... More

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phalodi
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I got a 3 shop in Spencer plaza and its cool and nice place but now a days ac not working properly but we get cheap in this mall.

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Lima, Peru
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Please Bargain, when i left Chennai, i saw cheaper prices on Delhi and I feel robbed!!! even so nice jeweleary!

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