When I was staying in the Residency Karur, of which I have written an earlier review **[here](http://chowchowbath.com/2014/06/25/the-residency-karur-short-review/)**, I was tempted to visit the Chennai silks showroom which was just few meters away.
Having been to the sprawling 4 to 5 floor chennai silks showroom in (well) Chennai :-), I expected similar standards here too in Karur. And I was not disappointed at all.
The ground floor is full of fancy dresses and jewelry, the first floor was the kids section which was so large that one could go on shopping on and on without an end. For the sweltering heat of 40 degrees, the showroom offered utmost comfort with drinking water available at every floor (chilled needless to say).
The first floor also housed a traditional section for silk sarees. The whole unit was done up with lots of wood so it gave a completely traditional ambience as compared to the other sections around. The counter staff was very courteous and even showed how the selected sarees would look like on every individual which was a bonus. Further the section for sarees had a few sofas in place where people accompanying those who bought the sarees could rest for a while tired of the constant walking between the floors.
The Second floor housed clothing for men from different brands, and the third – clothing for women. Its almost impossible for you not to pick up something in this showroom before leaving the place. There is a section for everyone at every price range. Compared to other traditional smaller shops in Karur, the newer Chennai Silks has made a mark on the city with its really enormous real estate and its vast collection of clothing, toys and other accessories for the general public to splurge on.
If you are passing by Karur and even if you are not staying there overnight, Chennai Silks is only a mile away from the national highway and you cannot but feel like stopping over to shop here. Check it out for yourself and let me know in the comments section what your experience was!