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Chappan Chowk

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Its a different Market, not like the usual markets. Chappan means 56, so there are 56 shops in this Market and its all about food. There is only one thing which sells here - Variety of Indian Food. Think of the Indian Fast Food and there you are. All yummy dishes served out in platter, at reasonable prices can be found in Chappan Chowk of Indore City.

Indore, one of the big cities of Madhya Pradesh, is the shopping hub. Also known as Mini Mumbai because of the close Proximity of the city to Mumbai and the fashion trends, it attracts a number of students from throughout the country for Higher Studies. With the pleasent weather throughout the year except the months of May and June, its a favourite destination of many.

Location : Located on the Palasia Road, the Chappan Chowk, also known as the Chaat Market, is one of the famous local markets of Indore City. Being on the main Road, it can be easily reached by local transportation or by cab. Once reaching the Market, its better to walk on foot.

Fast Facts
  • City Name - Indore ( Madhya Pradesh)
  • Market Name - Chappan Square/ Chowk
  • Famed For - Indian Fast Food/ Chaat
  • Language Spoken - Hindi, English
  • Best Time to Visit - October to February

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    » Cloth Market - Indore City is also famous for its Clothes. The Quality of Clothes found here is supposed to be best as compared to other cities of Madhya Pradesh. With a number of cloth Factories, the cloth being manufactured here is both of good quality and is also cheap. Ant cloth Western or Traditional is worth buying.

    A whole lane of Car parking and the hoards of people waiting for their turn, speak out that you are in Chappan Chowk. Walk from one shop to another and smell the aroma of the good food which is coming out from these shops. Be it Punjabi, Rajasthani, Gujarati or South Indian - all varities of Indian Fast Food is prepared in Chappan Chowk. To beat the drums, there is a range of Indian Sweets to try from. Try out the Aloo ki Papdi, sabudana ki khichdi, maalpua, pohapav bhaji, hot dog, pani puri and samosas - some of the most famous dishes of Chappan Chowk. It true, that who so ever goes here, come here again and again.

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    Mandu- Not very far away from Indore City, is the place called Mandu. Known for the beautiful Queen and the Rani roopmatis Palace, it s one destination which cannot be missed out. Near to Mandu, there is also one place called the Jahaz Mahal called the Ship Fort. Made in the shape of a huge ship, this Palace is also a beauty of its own. Anyone going to Indore cannot miss out the City called Mandu !

    Our Suggestions
    • Chappan Chowk is the Market only for Indian Fast Food. If you purchase clothes, then there are good markets surrounding the Chappan Chowk.
    • Try out the local Indian Fast Food for which the Chappan Chowk is so famous. It s the best you will get here.
    • The Taste of Indian is in its sweets - that what they say - some of the best Indian Sweets can be found in the Chappan Chowk. try out the Local sweets like Ras Malai, Gulabjamun and Rosogulla.
    • There is no need to bargain here as the food items here are aptly priced and moreover no one in Indian BARGAINGS OVER FOOD ITEMS.
    • Evenings are the best time to be in Chappan Chowk. Moreover the Chappan Chowk opens after 11 o'clock in the morning.
    • Chappan Chowk is spread in a area of few kilometers, so its better to park the vehicle in the Parking Lot and then move around.
    • Only Indian Currency is acceptable in the Chappan Chowk. So take the Indian Currency along.
    • Money converters are all there in the town. So there shouldn't be any problem in Currency Conversion. Banks like Punjab National Bank and State Bank Of India can be of some help.
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