Chennai is one of the most important cities in South India and one of the best places to shop for silk sarees and ethnic dress material. You can also pick some traditional pattamara mats or some leaf handicrafts apart from brass and bronze artifacts while in Chennai. This city is also known for amazing traditional Indian jewellery. Places like Pondy Bazaar, Anna Salai, Anna Nagar, George Town, Mylapore are the best places to bargain. For the sophisticated shopper there are malls like the Alsa Mall, Chandra Mall, Ramee Mall, The Forum Vijaya Mall, Phoenix Market City Mall, Coromandel Plaza, Chennai City Centre Mall, Express Avenue and Abirami Mega Mall among others to choose from.