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Wholesale Banana Market
Are you bananas for bananas? Then you must visit the Wholesale Banana Market in Madurai.
A quintessential local experience, the trading in the banana market starts bright and early in the day, with 16 varieties of banana being sold here. The bananas are brought in massive quantities and it is truly a sight to behold! To get the best sights and tastes, go when the market opens at 6AM. While you’re there, don’t forget to taste the different varieties and experience something new!
Good to Know
Location: 6.2km from Sterling V Grand Madurai
Timings: 6 AM -9 PM, on all days
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