Bazaar trail Walking Tour | Georgetown | Chennai Markets | Storytrails
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Bazaar Trail

The pulse of any city is in its markets. This trail takes you through one such bustling marketplace. Georgetown. Let our stories walk you through these bylanes, where plenty of history, mythology and folklore intertwine to give you a glimpse of the living India.

  • Reporting Venue

    Hotel Saravana Bhavan 209, NSC Bose Rd, Parrys, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001

    Map

  • Time

    8:30 am-11:00 am or 4:00 pm-6:30 pm

  • Conveyance

    Transport: Not required

Crowded markets, narrow lanes, chaotic traffic, and noisy hawkers.

Majestic buildings, fascinating history, vivid colours and mesmerizing images. We are talking about the same place. Surely, though, you were hooked by the first line?A pulse of any city is in its markets. Join Storytrails as we take you through one such market place in Chennai; to streets teeming with life and spilling over with colour, noise and exuberance. A visit to the heart of George Town is an experience you won’t forget in a hurry.

From being Black Town to becoming a bustling wholesale market – this place has seen it all.

A market place where practically anything that can be legally sold can be bought for the right price. Would you like a pinch of exotic snuff? Or assorted nuts, peacock feathers, aromatic spices or simply dusters, buckets and screwdrivers…

Join us and let our stories walk you through these lanes, where history, mythology and folklore intertwine to give you a glimpse of the living India.

Come, and be lost in a riot of colour and chaos.

test Testimonials

Good audible presentation with lovely touches of humor. A fine care of safety and also positioning to get back views and audibility when traffic was noisy.

John Harrop

A fantastic introduction to Indian culture. The informative nature of the tour is greatly appreciated!

Nick Inzeo

The bazaar tour was amazing! So many interesting sights, sounds, smells and a fascinating glimpse into Chennai life. The food descriptions were perfect. The piece about the Armenian Church immigrants was also fascinating. Thank you!

Kevin Weekley

Gave us insight into the city’s backstreets and into food/meals we would not otherwise have been confident to experience.

Bernie Lim

Very good trip! Very interesting content. Well organized and well defined experience!

Denerico Vincil

These guides know everything! Don’t miss the Bazaar Tour. People and color and every imaginable form of food and garment.

Andrew Sleath

It was great. We have seen streets where I would not gone myself at the time. And even I would I wouldn’t have been aware of the special products and the stories behind it. This tour has really added value to visiting Chennai. Thanks!

Aflee de Groot

“Very interesting walk. Lots of information and spices to look at, taste and learn about their origin. Things we use daily but never bother knowing about!”

Ann Humphry

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