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Best shopping place

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Nandhini S
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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142 reviews
74 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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Thank jalanp1989
Chennai (Madras), India
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309 reviews
126 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 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.

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Thank AshokMela
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 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 

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Thank Yesha M
Chennai (Madras), India
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183 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 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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Thank fivestarholidays
Chennai (Madras), India
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1,197 reviews
595 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This place is not for someone visiting chennai. Not unless he has a specific purpose to visit this area. This is an older part of town and the inhabitants are mostly from the Northern states of India. There are specialty stores, restaurants and small shopping centers in this over crowded place with narrow streets. Its filthy but interesting in some... More 

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Thank SagarVS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Mint street is one of the Asia's longest street. This place is among one of the most busiest and crowded place in Chennai.If you are a Shopping Freak and Eat-O-holic then go visit this place you will get everything here.

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