Pantheon Road, Chennai:
The famous road in Chennai also has a another name called "Cotton Street". Chennai's most fashionable and suit materials in salwar can be purchased here. The college girls round and rock the place with their friends to purchase their collections.
Collections In The Cotton Street:
Cotton chudidars and salwars are most common wear for all the people from youngsters to middle aged people. Cotton chudidars are more costly than the synthetic materials for its comfort, softness and beauty to wear. In all the famous shops cotton chudidars will be more costlier than the other kind of clothes. But pantheon road has wide variety of shops and open stalls arranged on both the sides of the road shouting and selling cotton material. The street is very famous among the college girls and young girls come to get good collection of cotton materials.
Multiple kinds of colors you'll never get any where in the Chennai city from copper sulfate brown, fuchsia pinks, lemon greens, sunny yellows, blacks whites and a whole myriad varieties of mixed and separate colors. As you walk the street looks colorful side by side. If you are a good bargainer you can buy a salwar/ chudidar at a rate of Rs:250-300. The material will be sold in a rate per meter around Rs:30 per meter. For years and more the street is famous for its collection in producing variety of traditional and fashionable cotton materials in a cheap and affordable rates. There are some good hotels near opposite or in the next street, Where you can have food and relax yourself after a busy shopping through the cotton street.
The lane will be opened from morning time but it gets its brim when the time reaches to 2pm where the crowd starts increasing. The shops will be open and active till 8pm in the night time. The vendors selling clothes will have a high competition among themselves bargaining will be fun here while purchasing your materials. According to the variety in color the range of price and bargain will be more. A walk through the street will dazzle your eyes such a wide range of collection in kurtas, salwar materials, dupattas will be displayed with awesome designs.
Though they are many malls in the city wavering their collection, still these small roadside shops and stalls still didn't loose their fame and name in the generation gap. They have their hottest sales going on among youngsters in a pocket friendly style.
Pantheon Road Location:
The street is more famously known as cotton street than pantheon road.
1st Cross Street,
Land Mark: Near Co-Optex Shop.
Transportation To Reach Pantheon Road:
The bus is the cheapest transport, but you have to get down in the right stop. Buses that goes or have a board name as Anna Sadukam you can get into it. The stop you have to get down is Ethiraj College Stop.
Share auto is the best transport mode to reach the place. All you have to do is to ask the share auto whether it goes to Ethiraj college stop and you can get down near Co-optex shop which is near to the street. This is cheapest and easiest way to reach the street.
Auto is comfortable way of transport where you can stop any auto and say the destination where you have to get down. He'll take you safe there. But this kind of transportation will be expensive.
Cautions And Safety To Follow In Cotton Street:
There will be many thefts happening in this area as it is over crowded , so take care of your belongings.
There are many chain seizing cases used to happen a lot in this area so be careful while walking through the streets.
To take care of your self from sunlight and harsh heat kindly take a umbrella and water bottle with you. Because no shade will be there for you to take a shade for a while and no proper clean water facility will be available.
So take care of yourself and have a happy shopping in the cotton street.