Shopping in Chennai…
Chennai has proven to be a shopper’s delight, especially when it comes to traditional wear like wedding sarees, silk sarees, kanchipuram silk sarees and a lot more. There are quite a number of shopping centers in Chennai where you can step in to pick your choice but you should be good at bargaining!
Some of the best shopping destinations in the city are :
Anna Salai :
Most of Chennai’s business and corporate offices are located on Anna Salai. The famous Anna Salai, formerly known as Mount Road has several emporiums lined up and covers a distance of almost 8 kilometers from North to South. The emporiums and malls offer a wide range of products that include clothes, jewellery, bags and shoes along with lip-smacking south Indian cuisine.
Pondy Bazaar :
Pondy Bazaar situated in T. Nagar is one of the most famous and important commercial hubs in Chennai. One can find a wide variety of elegant footwear, leather bags, crockery, toys, jewellery, cotton garments, stationary, music accessories, stuffed toys, plastic household goods and almost anything and everything. It is one of the liveliest places in Chennai.
Panagal Park :
This is another one-stop shopping destination as it has many commercial establishments and departmental stores. It is particularly famous for gold and diamond jewellery . Many prominent jewellery stores are located here. The area around Panagal Park is also known for its silk saree shops.
It is a well known shopping destination of Chennai. It contains some important tourist attractions and various shopping plazas and big departmental stores. Its hotels, shopping complexes, and clubs contribute to the general commercial appearance of the region. Fountain Plaza, Alsa Mall, Co-Optex, Cane n Bamboo are some of the shopping options.
Anna Nagar :
Anna Nagar in western Chennai is an important residential and commercial area, offering several shopping destinations. It is famous for branded and expensive items. It is well known for its retail shopping as it is home to some world class brands. The important names on Second Avenue are Food World, Gautier, Crocodile, Pizza Hut, Barista, Hutch Shop and Damro Furniture.