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Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town

  • Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town
  • Experience the thrill of navigating local bazaars
  • Learn about culture and history from your local guide
Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town
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Bazaar trail - Group tour 16:00Most Popular
Visit a bustling market place in Chennai; to streets teeming with life and colour. Walk the bylanes as stories from history and of everyday life give you a true glimpse of the living India.
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Bazaar trail Small Group tour 16:00
Bazaar trail: Visit a bustling market place and streets teeming with life and color in Chennai. Walk through the George Town and discover fascinating stories of the everyday life of local people.
From US$ 23.50
Private tour Bazaar trail 16:00
An exclusive, private tour of this popular walk through a busy market in Sowcarpet hosted by a storyteller.
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See the eclectic marketplaces and colorful bazaars on this memorable walking tour of Chennai. Explore George Town and uncover the stories of daily life and local people as you listen to your friendly local guide share historical legends and old folklore. You'll navigate the crowded markets and narrow lanes as you experience the life of a local on this interactive and engaging tour that's not to be missed.
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Stop At: Kotwal Chavadi Market

From being the Black Town to becoming a bustling wholesale market, George Town in Chennai has seen it all. A market place where practically anything that can be legally sold can be bought for the right price. The walking tour takes you into the heart of the vegetable and flower market, with fascinating stories that provide a context to the colourful sights.
A visit to the heart of George Town is an experience you will not forget. Crowded markets, narrow lanes, fascinating history, and mesmerizing images are welcoming you to experience the colorful and rich culture.

Duration: 1 hour
Reviews (30)
1 - 5 of 26 reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2019
Sensory overload guided tour!

What a fabulous way to start a holiday in Chennai! This guided tour of the George Town markets was superb, complete with technology to combat the sounds. We strolled around the beautifully colourful, fragrant, and noisy markets with a most captivating storyteller, and ended the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mistyglo
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. Lovely to hear that we kicked off your holiday in Chennai. The market is an exciting way to get to know a city. :) We do run other trails in Chennai- fancy a trip around the ever-fascinating...More

Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile
Fascinating tour!

Highly recommend this tour! We had Akila Raman as our guide and she was extremely knowledgeable and made it a fun tour experience. Georgetown gives you a glimpse of history as well as a view to current day life in Chennai.More

1  Thank niranjanbose
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are happy that you had fun on the tour, and that you also learned about Chennai at the same time :) Do come back and do more tours with us in Chennai. Or look us up...More

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Wonderful tour of the bazaar

Lakshmi was our tour guide in the Georgetown bazaar and provided us with great insight and stories of daily life in this quarter of Chennai. Highly recommend and thank you for a very personal service!More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank cbsunsnow
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Hello, Thank you for leaving us review. We are happy that you enjoyed your trail through the Georgetown bazaar and that it gave you an insight into life in Chennai. We do several other trails in Chennai and also in Madurain, Pondicherry and Trivandrum. Do...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Excellent and wide ranging bazaar tour

The bazaar tour is one of th reasons I like going with Storytrails. Although you see the bazaar, the information is not limited just to that event. You get history, food, people, sights, architecture and culture all in one short tour. This is my second...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tanksmon
Storytrails I, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Hello, Thank you for your lovely review. :D We are so thrilled to hear that your walk with us was unlike any other visit to the markets. It was our pleasure to host you, and we hope to be able to do so again. We...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile
Enjoyable, informative walk

Lakshmi, my guide for the evening, was very enjoyable. She exudes enthusiasm while pointing out interesting aspects of the trail and answering questions. She enjoys a friendly relationship with many in the bazaar, which increases the general comfort level of the tour and opens up...More

Thank 842bp
Storytrails, Manager at Storytrails, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Hello, Thank you for leaving us a review. We are glad you had an enjoyable evening with us. We look forward to hosting you on more trails in Chennai. We also do trails in Madurai, Pondicherry and Trivandrum. Do look us up if you're ever...More

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27 December 2018|
Response from niranjanbose | Reviewed this property |
A perfect blend of history and modern day Chennai/Madras.