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Bazaar Trail


A visit to the heart of George Town is an experience you are unlikely to forget in a hurry. The former Black Town of Madras is now a bustling wholesale market.Crowded markets, chaotic traffic, and noisy hawkers. Majestic buildings, mesmerizing history, and vivid images – Black Town shows you how the pulse of any city can be found in its lively markets, heritage structures and lively communities.

Why you will love it

  • Georgetown  in times present and times past
  • Soaking in the atmospherics  of the marketplace
  • Souvenir shopping
  • What you will experience

    This walk takes you through streets teeming with life and spilling over with colour, noise, and exuberance. Join us and let our stories walk you through the by-lanes, where history, mythology and folklore intertwine to give you a glimpse of living India. Come and enjoy the magic of getting lost in a riot of colour and chaos!

    Chennai’s restless market scene carries memories from the 1600s, when the locals settled here to trade and do business with the residents of the fort. Today this frenetic area of retail outlets, wholesale vendors and street stalls linked by a network of narrow lanes and bylanes bristles with action. From bangles to beads, from fruits to vegetables, from spices to cereals … it’s the perfect go-to place for your shopping sprees.

    On Request | 2.5 hours | Walking Tours


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