Chennai has seen an increase in modern shopping malls and is also home to a number of different iconic markets. When in Chennai, if you’re looking to indulge in some retail therapy, the city has plenty of options for you to consider!

Chennai City Center

Chennai City Center | Image Credit : Rammstein737 at the English Wikipedia, Chennai Citi Centre, CC BY-SA 3.0

Spencer Plaza

Despite being India’s oldest shopping mall. Spencer Plaza has managed to keep up with the times. The mall isn’t as hip as it used to be, however, it houses antiques and handicrafts that you won’t be able to find elsewhere! The atmosphere is loud and crowded, but you can put your bargaining skills to test at this mall.

Express Avenue Mall

A 25-minute drive from Somerset Greenways Chennai, this mall caters more to the high-end buyers. With over 300 malls spread over 1.7 million square feet, Express Avenue mall also has movie cinemas. You’ll find a whole bunch of fashion outlets, restaurants and entertainment spots to keep you occupied!

Chennai Citicentre

If you’re looking for a day out from your corporate housing in Chennai, the ultimate shopping destination is the city is strategically located close to famous tourist attractions. Chennai Citicentre considered one of the best hangouts in town is amazing for all your shopping needs!

Phoenix Marketcity

Filled with international and luxury brands, Phoenix Marketcity is India’s largest mall, covering 1.1 million square feet of shopping space. This mall is found in Velachery, near the southern end of the city, but crowds still flock the mall.

Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+