Firstly, Cathedral Road is an extension of Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai which originates from the Gandhi statue on Marina beach to the Music Academy, which is a popular auditorium in Chennai. The road from the Music Academy to the Gemini Bridge, is called Cathedral Road. The Chola Sheraton Hotel, Stella Maris College ,the Drive in Public Park are some of the famous landmarks on this stretch .
Kay and Moksha are some of the well known bridal wear shops in Cathedral road. They stock stylish North Indian dresses, such as the Lehanga choli or ghagra choli, salwar suits and heavily worked sarees. In addition, Kay has a shop for young children where beautiful ethnic dresses for boys & girls can be picked up . The shops stock stylish sherwani and kurtas for men
Kalpa Durma is good for ethnic cotton kurtis, chanderi, cotton, silk & ikaat sarees. They have a separate section for fabrics, children’s dresses and imitation jewellery.
They stock Kalamkari carpets, cushion covers bed covers, dining covers and towels. In addition, there is a good collection of handicrafts in brass, papier machie and wood.The handicrafts section is housed in a separate building .
The Woodlands Drive in restaurant, Amaravathi, Copper Chimney, Chinatown and Gangotri the chaat place (North Indian snacks ) are some of the eateries on this road. The Chola Sheraton too has some good restaurants. See which are the best shops in Cathedral Road with our shopping guide on famous markets in Chennai.
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