It is Mysore’s main fruit and vegetable market, laid over a nullah. Your planned shopping along the Sayyaji Rao road with styled frontages also leads you to this market plaza. Chikka Gadiyara breaks the more formal shop rows with open space designed for easy, traditional bargaining over fruits, vegetables, flowers and the like with a clock pavilion in the centre. The market comprises of over 720 shops.
Location and Attractions
Stretches along Sayyaji Rao Road from Dhanvantri Road to New Statue Square Beetle leaves and Jasmine, popularly known as Mysore Mallige, are the main attractions.
Square in composition with Delwara style carved brackets of elaborate design, supporting sloping sunshades with rubbed dome crowning the canopy is built in distinctly Indo-Saracenic style. Terraced and hand-railed stairways approach the statue from four directions. The setting of this handsome marble statue of Maharaja Chamarajendra Wodeyar erected in 1920 is well laid out and spacious.