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A Peep into the Old town - George town

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 30, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 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 is by a Cycle rickshaw. One can find the historic & famous Ekambareswarar Temple, Kandaswamy... More 

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

A crwoded and horrible place to visit. only if u have to go for some business i will go there . dirty and avoidable

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Thank Ravin K
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

super place for time passing and a very crowded place in chennai. we can mostly all the things near the place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

This street is famous for Jain temples, whole sale shops and food outlets. You get very good Gujarati food here. The chat items are awesome. You get all types of food from badam milk to khakras to vada pavs here. The experience is wholesome. You can also experience rickshaw ride which you cannot see in other parts of the city.... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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138 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

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.

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chennai
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 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.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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134 reviews
57 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 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 

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Chennai
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 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 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 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 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 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.

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