The streets of Chennai are home to a flurry of markets selling fruits, vegetables, flowers, and more. Walk down Koyambedu market or Mylapore maada veethi for some hands-on lessons in haggling or just douse yourself in the riot of colors.
Bustling With the Crowd
Chennai’s streets are eternally packed with people bustling about from one place to another. Mint street, Ranganathan street, Sowcarpet, and Ritchie street are some of the most crowded lanes in the city. The streets are also stacked with a plethora of street food joints, offering some of the most delicious snacks in the country.
Chennai is known for being a cultural city. It hosts a number of festivals like the Mylapore Festival and there’s always religious processions and cultural parades at any given point of time.
The Distinct Chennai Flavor
Chennai has its own flavor that’s a mix of old-world charm and new-age modernity. Rustic-looking cycle rickshaws and bullock carts are a common sight on the city streets and there’s a kind of tranquility in its frenzy.