Bazaar Trail

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

    Murugan Idli, 117, Armenian St, Parry's Corner, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001, India Map

  • Time

    08:00am to 10:30am or 04:00pm to 06:30pm

  • Conveyance

    Mostly by foot, autorickshaws used on short stretches

test Testimonials

“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

“Wonderful, insightful tour. We are thoroughly exhausted, but in the best possible way! Thank you for your great storytelling and a great day.”

Jennifer Shine

“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

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

Andrew Sleath

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

Denerico Vincil

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

Bernie Lim

“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

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

Nick Inzeo

“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