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Burma Bazaar

Parrys Corner, Chennai Port | Mannady, Chennai (Madras) 600001, India
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A historical place in Chennai to visit

When there was turmoil in Burma (presently Myanmar) the refugees were given a place in chennai and... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
Biju_Anabond
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Chennai (Madras), India
Important place for imported goods.

Anyone interested in buying imported items like cameras,TVs,perfume.mobile-phones,liquor... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2017
S V
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Chennai (Madras), India
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An interest in foreign-made goodies started the formerly popular market Burma Bazaar, a treasure house for DVDs, perfumes and tech products. Though the market is lackluster now, it still makes for a good walk to see if you might find something interesting from across the borders.
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“chennai beach” (4 reviews)
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Parrys Corner, Chennai Port | Mannady, Chennai (Madras) 600001, India
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

When there was turmoil in Burma (presently Myanmar) the refugees were given a place in chennai and that ultimately became Burma Bazar. in the 1980s this big row of shops was an attraction of Chennai with imported goods. Now that India has developed a lot,...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Anyone interested in buying imported items like cameras,TVs,perfume.mobile-phones,liquor bottles,cigarettes etc. can visit this place very near Broadway, Chennai(Madras).Started in 1960s for Indians,who returned from Burma to sell their belongings to make a living,this Bazaar continues till date.

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Multiple number of shop were available were we can find different electronics shops we have to chose the best items at best price.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Don’t go too early as I did on Sunday morning. The shops open later closer to noon but did enjoy the local company around the tea and dosa stalls. Don’t miss the 1850s architecture is the buildings across the road. Magnificent examples of the Indian...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Burma bazar - as it is famously called are a lien of shops near the Beach Railway station. They sell range of items - chocolates, mobile phones. gadgets, TVs and much more. Please check the authenticity before buying.

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

In my recent experience this place become full of DVD shops. Although you get all new releases and adult contents, there are few places where you will get the world cinema which you can not even see in a movie theatre. Unless you go with...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

It has many shops from where you can buy imported goods at affordable cost. Beware of the fake sellers and also check twice before buying an item. Some of the sellers are really genuine and its worth trying your shopping experience at this bazaar

1  Thank Shanmugasundara... M
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

In those days when goods from abroad were a unique thing, which we get to see only when some of our benevolent relatives come from abroad land into India, Burma bazaar was the gateway to such goods sitting in our dear chennai. You get all...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

we can get more cds of old movies and all language movie cds alsoat reasonable price. electronic goods, cute dolls collection also available .

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Burma Bazaar is a place where you can spend an evening shopping for imported items from Electronic to personal hygiene. You must be ready to haggle with the shopkeeper to get a good bargain.

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Hemu J
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Hi Good morning Hemu. Sorry that is the toughest to ask for, specially on a working day upto saturday. It is ideal that you park the car in a place like Central Station where there is a paid parking. Catch an uber upto Burma... More
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