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Address: Chennai (Madras), India
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Shopping
Description: This large office park and shopping mall is a Chennai landmark...
This large office park and shopping mall is a Chennai landmark, conveniently close to the business district and hotels.
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Good bargains at an old mall.

About 50% of the shops (space) in this mall is empty . The place looks much older compare to express avenue. Despite that I quite enjoy buying cheap but quite reasonable quality... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
armani_han
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Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

About 50% of the shops (space) in this mall is empty . The place looks much older compare to express avenue. Despite that I quite enjoy buying cheap but quite reasonable quality clothes from this place. T-shirt cost as low as 100 rupees (~$2) while female indian-style causal tops (patiala) are from 150 rupees. If you have some spare time... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Spencer Plaza was I think the first mall in the city. Till a few years ago ,it was the best mall. It used to be a weekend hangout place.The food court,something which we loved to go to, is now closed and only shops like Shri Mithai and Subway are still there. Because of the power cuts in Chennai, the mall... More 

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Chennai
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253 reviews 253 reviews
63 attraction reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

It used to be a best shopping but lost its charm with other newer & bigger malls coming. Currently not having more shops and looks like being converted for more of office space.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I think this building is about 150 years old. There were days when there's no City centre, Phoenix or EA, and Spencer was the only shopping mall in the city. Today there is no much of big restaurants or fashion stores except a plenty of small stores in the mall. But whenever we visited here, it always takes us to... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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264 reviews 264 reviews
169 attraction reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

10 years back One of the best shopping spot in chennai very crowd ..but now it has last it's famous... but some items are available here like thermal wear .. leather items .. now purchase is here cheap .. big one .. If they develop this with cinema theaters then I may regain it's name ..

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Srinagar, India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

the mall is very big and huge but seems it needs a facelift many many shops over there u get confused at times where is the entrance and exit

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Hong Kong, China
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This used to be a very well known place for shopping and hanging out, as seen in most movies in the 80s. Seems very run down, and people in the shops are almost begging that you come in and shop. Not many locals manning the shops though, seems like more northern businessmen have taken over. But still nice to walkaround... More 

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Nice place to shop and walk around in a mall. It was the first mall built in Chennai, other than Moore market. Superb place for youngsters, but be aware of pickpockets. Keep your wifi off. From there go to the Museums. It is walkable distance and you can relax there.

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Victoria, Beau Vallon, Seychelles
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Loved the ambiance, the merchants wouldn't ley you leave without buying something - don't forget to bargain.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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31 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

very old Mall in chennai. Has many shops and offices on the mount round easily accessible. Has lot of Kashmir art and dress materials. Good number of chat and Pani puri shops. You also have shops offering low cost food for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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