Forget the offers in Amazon,, Flipkart and Snapdeal. We chennaites are belessed with lot of shopping options, right in our own backyard.
1) RITCHIE STREET
All types of electronic goods imported from different part of world, especially from China and Korea, are available at moderate to cheap rates here.The market is spread through Narasingapuram Street and Wallers Road adjacent to Anna Salai (old Mount Road) near Ritchie Street. The street is always crowded, and very little space is available for movement of vehicles or pedestrians. It is also infamous for its sale of pirated digital content like Video Games
2) COTTON STREET
Copper sulphate brown, fuchsia pinks, lemon greens, sunny yellows, blacks whites and a whole myriad of colours welcomes you as you walk into the modest little street which perhaps showcases the haute couture of Chennai’s Fashion scene. For those still wondering what this is all about. Cotton Street is a place where you can pick up the loveliest of cotton dress materials at absolutely pocket friendly prices. Situated at Pantheon road 1st street, ‘Cotton street’ which it has come to be called fondly by its patrons, has turned out to be the fashion hub of Chennai city over the years.
3) MOORE MARKET
A hub of all types of books ranging from novels to technical books for all the disciplines.You can even exchange your old books and get a discount on your purchase.
Saravana Stores, Abhirami Mega mall and a lot more shops offer you home appliances at a very affordable rates
5) PONDY BAZAAR
Pondy Bazaar has a wide variety of clothing, accessories and footwear stores in all price ranges within a two or 3 km radius. It is a one stop destination for the multi-brand Retail along with independent retailers there are name brand stores such as Indian Terrain, Arrow Woodland, Bata, Fastrack, Titan, Mochi Globus,Raymond Group, Reebok, Nike, Lee, Wrangler, Levi Strauss & Co. Health & Glow (Women’s Beauty Products) and Colour Plus along with cheaper outlets like Big Bazaar and Sri Krishna Collections.Popular clothing independent retailers include Instore (Multi-brand Lingerie & Women’s Fashion), Naidu Hall amongst others. Mobile store chains Univercell and Poorvika are also present in Pondy Bazaar
6) PARRY’S CORNER
Your one stop for all the stationary needs…ANDERSON STREET!
Pudupet! A gourmet offering of spare parts for the mechanically inclined . Be it a transmission system for your old Toyota or a new set of wheels for your Bullet, you can get it here. But be careful where you park your bike though. Your bike may end up being scrapped for parts!!
8) RANGANATHAN STREET – T.NAGAR
The holy grail for shopping in Chennai! The icing on the cake. The street houses several commercial establishments, primarily those involved in the clothing and jewelry industry.It has often been referred to as the most crowded street in Chennai.
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