One of Bengaluru's oldest commercial areas, Chickpet market is a shoppers dream come true. Historically known for supplying fine silk sarees to the royalty, this place houses a number of shops dealing in silk sarees, textiles, gold and silver as well as steel and brass ware. Further, to add glory to the market Tipu's summer palace valuable monument of the 18th century is located a kilometer away from here.
Chickpet situated in the center of the city is a special commercial hub; making corers of money transaction every day. The main streams of business are silk sarees, textiles, silver and gold jewelry, steel and brass vessel. In simple words, Chickpet market is paradise for those who always seek innovative and creativity in their purchase.
During the time of festival the fever of festive begins from here and the real joy of festival purchase you can experience.
The market has a number of temples in its vicinity. The pristine white Jain temple belonging to the Shwethambara sect stands out amidst the crammed concrete structures.
The current MLA is R.V. Devraj of Congress, won against Uday.B.Garudachar of BJP.