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  • Address: Peddanaickenpet, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600079, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Neighborhoods

A photographer’s delight the Sowcarpet area is popular for its vintage buildings and very town-like vibe to it. This is a fabulous place to visit in Chennai for those looking for an authentic Chennai rendezvous. It is one of the oldest neighbourhoods of Chennai, with lots of wholesale retail shops. These shops are some of those shops that have a had a loyal customer relationships for years. The attraction derives its name from the word “Sahukar” which literally translates to moneylender. As you explore the vicinity you will come across a few temples too, worth a quick a visit. 

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  • Sowcarpet Address: Peddanaickenpet, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600079, India
  • Sowcarpet Timing: 24-hrs
  • Sowcarpet Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Sowcarpet(preferred time): 08:00 am - 08:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Sowcarpet: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 0.02% of people who visit Chennai include Sowcarpet in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Sowcarpet visit around 6 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Sowcarpet


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sowcarpet

People normally also visit Kandhakottam Temple while planning their trip to Sowcarpet.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures