Meet with your guide at a central location in Georgetown, a historic neighborhood in Chennai, to begin your bazaar walking tour. Georgetown boasts an expansive blend of various wholesale markets selling everything from electronic goods and stationery to textiles and street snacks.
As you meander through the winding aisles of a vegetable and spice market, interact with local vendors and spend time perusing the market’s interesting array of colorful spices, fresh vegetables and handcrafted ornaments. Amidst the maze of market stalls sits a row of rickshaws waiting to bring shoppers to other areas of the bazaar. Board one of these rickshaws and experience how locals get around!
You'll hear fascinating stories from your guide about the history of Georgetown's markets. Learn about the area's origin as a trading hub, hear about the many trading communities here and discover this market's distinct architectural design. You'll leave this tour with an in-depth understanding of Chennai’s market, trade and food culture.