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Street Candid Photography at Chor Bazar

Sun, 28 Apr 8:30AM - 11:00AM
Chor Bazaar , mumbai south
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Rs 400
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Mumbai's Chor Bazaar, which literally means "thieves market", has a fascinating history that spans more than 150 years. Apparently, it was originally called Shor Bazaar, meaning "noisy market", but "shor" became "chor" because of how the British mispronounced the word. Eventually, stolen goods started finding their way into the market, resulting in it living up to its new name! These days it's famous for antique and vintage items.

The area is full of crowded streets and crumbling buildings and can be a little overwhelming. Don't be daunted though, it's quite safe but do be careful of pickpockets. The shops in Chor Bazaar are open from 11 a.m. until 7.30 p.m., every day except Friday (which is Muslim prayer day). However, the area is still worth a visit on Friday when it comes alive with the Juma Market. This is the real thieves market. From sunrise on Friday morning, vendors cram the lanes selling all kinds of goods, many of them stolen. You'll have to get there early to get the best stuff though.


A must for second-hand bargain hunters looking for a unique find to take home.


Key Learnings:


  • Provides you with the ability to explore street photography.
  • Use of bracketed exposure
  • Take shots in Landscape and Portrait modes


Equipment & Gears:


  • DSLR or even any point and shoot camera will be fine  
  • 35 or 50 mm prime lens (recommended)
  • 18-55, 55-200 mm lens or similar
  • Rain or protective covers for yourself and accessories.



  • Discounts in Workshops
  • Expert reviews on your pictures.
  • 24x7 Photography Tech Support

Warm Regards,

Team Pixean. 

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Chor Bazaar Mutton St Kumbharwada, Byculla Mumbai, Maharashtra 400003
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