is one of the major trading centres in
South India. It provides a good market for not only bulk purchasers
but also offers many items for tourist shoppers. The traditional
handicraft and handloom items are very popular among tourists. The south
silk has been a rage among the women for centuries.
The Victoria Technical Institute at Mount Road is known for selling quality products in Handicraft, Handmade clothing and Batik greeting cards. The best place to purchase some art and crafts item is the Central Cottage Industries Emporium in the Temple tower. This place is tastefully decorated and has products from all over India.
Exclusively For Silk - Shopping in Chennai
For silk, the main centres are Srinivasa Silk, Nalli and Kumaran at T. Nagar and B.M Silks in Mylapore. T. Nagar has out lets of all the major textile mills in India. The state emporiums are located along Anna Salai. The gems and jewellery shops are on Mount Road. The Burma Bazaar is famous for all kind of electronic gadgets even textile, ready-made garments and perfumes. The Traditional Crafts of Chennai
For those looking for traditional bell metal items, bronze icons and stone sculpture as well as other crafts from Southern region, the best place would be the Tamil Nadu State Emporia Poompuhar.
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