One of the metropolitan cities in India, Chennai is a destination where you can be a nature lover as well as a shopaholic. The city is also a crucial commercial destination in South India with so much to offer to the tourists. Being a shopping destination, it provides a wide range of stuff to buy. From ethnic to handmade, you can find everything you desire. So, if you are scheduling to come here, you can book your train tickets few days before your departure for a hassle-free trip.
Cheap and luxury shopping both are available in this southern city. You can also find goods from the northernmost Kashmir as well as southernmost Kanyakumari in the shopping spots here. You can shop for pattamara mats, brass and bronze castings, stone carvings, metal works and much more. So, we can easily say that shopping here not just keep you engaged but highly entertained as well.
Being a commercial hub, the city has many shoppers’ stops to make elegant and pocket-friendly purchases, but some have occupied the top places in the list. So, there is an ultimate guide to some of the top shopping spots in Chennai:
T.N. Nagar – To get a local feel while shopping, the first place you can walk-in is T.N Nagar. For most of your home needs or decoration, you can buy everything desirable from Saravana stores that have everything under one roof. Moreover, to buy Kanchipuram sarees, you can check the exclusive outlets like Pothy’s or Nallis. Along with this, you can also shop for electronic toys, jewellery, footwear and much more.
Pondy Bazaar – Officially known as Soundarapandian Angadi, Pondy Bazaar is a commercial hub that makes it a perfect place for shopping. Footwear, clothes, crockery, toys, stationery, leather items, metal works, cotton garments, musical instruments, electronics and much more can be found in Pondy Bazaar. Along with this, there are many shops where you can buy handicrafts as well as ethnic stuff.
Parry’s Corner – If you are looking for good ethnic stuff to decorate your house, Parry’s corner, Chennai’s one of the oldest areas is the destination. You can find steel utensils and lamps here. The corner is also a major hub for intracity bus service. The entire area has around 25 streets that become its famous shopping spots. Currimbhoys is a shop by Karim Bhai where you can find amazing and designer cutlery, tableware, saucers, and much more.
Sowcarpet – Situated in Northern Chennai, Sowcarpet is a market that offers North India stuff which majorly includes lehengas, cholis and other western outfits. The market is well-connected by the transport and thus, remains unexplored. And if you are a chaat-lover, the market has some best mouth-watering chaats to offer.
While wandering in these markets, be sure to visit exclusive and major shops in Chennai which include Saravana stores, Big Bazaar hypermarts, RmKV Silks, Kumaran Silks, Pothys, and Nalli Silkhouse. Besides these, you can also shop in City Centre Mall, Abirami Mega Mall, Express Avenue Mall, and Fountain Plaza. In these markets of Chennai, you can enjoy worry-free shopping and shop for every tiny thing you want.
So, don’t think more than desired. Just pack your bags, book train tickets, and land in the city of souvenirs and beauty.