Shopping Malls are the interconnected complex building architecture giving different merchandise to suffice all the imaginable needs of the customers. More the area a specific mall cover more is the outnumbered facility which visitors can experience. Our list of largest malls in the world define how large a shopping mall is depended upon the “Gross Leasable Area” of that particular place. Asia accounts for more Big Malls as compared to other continents due to cheaper land rates and also affordable labour costs. There are only two all ten Malls listed here are outside Asia.
Let’s take a look at all top 10 Biggest Malls in the world:
10. Berjaya Times Square (3.44 million sq ft)
Berjaya Times Square at Kuala Lumpur is the fifth most prominent building in the world with twin tower complex and two five star hotels. You will get everything surrounds you from fashion, food and entertainment. The Mall has around 65 plus food courts, 1000 above retail outlets and 1200 luxury service zones.
How to reach: Take the monorail to Titiwangsa from KL Sentral, then next coming stop is IMBI Station.
Where to stay: Berjaya Times Square hotel, KL Empire Suit Hotel, Times service suit hotel.
What to see: Indoor roller coaster, piano stairs and many different brand outlets
What to shop: Shop anything you want from clothes, accessories to taking salon service.
Weather: Weather is quite moderate ranging from 23 to 34 degrees approximately.
Best Time to Travel: Christmas and New Year occasions are highly recommended by visitors to see the Mall environment at its best.
9. SM Megamall (3.6 million sq ft)
The Mall is counted among the largest Malls in the Philippines. Daily traffic is around 800,000 visitors, both domestic and international visitors. The whole Mall is separated into Two Buildings; one is for Bowling alley, Toy kingdom, cinemas and the other buildings is solely for the Retail sector.
How to reach: the Convenient way is from Manila; go from LRT 1 to EDSA station, then from connecting bridge to MRT – Taft terminal station which directly take you to SM Megamall.
Where to stay: BSN Twin Tower, Linden Suites, EDSA Shangri La
What to see: exhibition Hall, World cuisine Restaurants, Olympic sized ice skating rink, Bowling Alley
What to shop: Shop anything from clothes, designing Boutiques from two big supermarkets
Weather: May is the hottest month, and January is the coldest one.
Best Time to Travel: You can visit the Mall at any time of the year but for special treatment visit at Christmas and New Year occasions
8. West Edmonton Mall (3.77 million sq ft)
It is one of the Largest Malls in the Americas, and also offers above 800 retail stores and even services. The Mall accommodates largest amusement park which is indoor throughout the world, also the biggest indoor water park in the world with one of the largest ice palace.
How to reach: With own driving vehicle, it takes hardly 15 min drive to Mall from Edmonton, with the bus it is around 41 min task to reach.
Where to stay: West Edmonton Mall Inn, Sandman Hotel, and Fantasyland Hotel
What to see: Waterpark, Ice Palace, Galaxyland, Marine Life, Dragon’s Tale, and Adventure Golf
What to shop: Shop at All stores for different brands, there is a separate way for Bridal and Groom collection, also dine at spectacular restaurants.
Weather: The yearly temperature remains cold with some months showing in minus 15 degrees.
Best Time to Travel: Take the analysis of weather forecast before visiting at the Mall any time.
7. SM Mall of Asia (4.2 million sq ft)
The Mall has four big buildings which are interconnected through walkways. A 20 long seater Tramp is there, which will roam yours around the ground floor of the mall. It is a one-stop destination for shopping, leisure with entertainment.
How to reach: Its 37 min from city Manila by public transportation.
Where to stay: Heritage Hotel of Manila, Hotel 101 Manila, and Golden Phoenix Hotel.
What to see: Imax Theatre with one of the world’s most massive 3D screen, Olympic sized ice skating rings where ice hockey is also performed.
What to shop: The mall accompanies everything one expects from the Mall as a whole with hundreds of brands and stores of gifts and speciality shops are available at your place.
Weather: It is typically between 24 to 34 degrees similar to the climate of South East Asian Countries.
Best Time to Travel: The Mall cosy environment makes it viable to visit at any moment.
6. Istanbul Cevahir (3.47 million sq ft)
Turkey being the buffer zone of the Middle East and Europe is blessed to have such a large Mall for people’s recreational activity. It is the biggest shopping Mall in Europe. There are around 300 additional stores for shopping, 34 fast foods restaurants and around 14 specific cuisine restaurants in the supermall. There are 12 large screen cinemas also here.
How to reach: It is near about to Taksim, takes a metro from there to reach the Mall
Where to stay: Grand Aras Hotel and Suites, Radisson Blu Hotel, Grand Cevahir Hotel.
What to see: See the ever glorious entertainment park, fun lab entertainment world, IDT hall, roller coaster and many more things
What to shop: Shop from the available 300 clothing and accessories brands.
Weather: July is the hottest month with 24 degrees, and coldest is February with 6 degrees nearly.
Best Time to Travel: October to November and March to May are best months to travel here.
5. Dubai Mall (3.77 million sq ft)
The Mall is the paradise in itself, and the ever large building structure is biggest human-made creation comes at the second place in the world. If you can imagine that the total size of the Mall is equalled to an area of more than 50 soccer field. Its size is similar to what of West Edmonton Mall in Alberta. The Mall accounts for around 1200 retail shops, 5-star hotel and 22 cinema screens.
How to reach: The nearest Station is the Dubai Metro via Burj Khalifa and frequent bus services are also available.
Where to stay: Address Dubai Mall, Roda AL Marooj Downtown Dubai,
What to see: See the beautiful aquarium in the world; also the world’s largest candy shop is right here, SEGA game centre is undoubtedly an entertainer zone.
What to shop: The mall accompanies fashion trends for every age group with a speciality in luxury and most beautiful designer shops.
Weather: August is the hottest and January is the coldest month.
Best Time to Travel: One can travel to Dubai for visiting Malls between November and April.
4. Siam Paragon (3.22 million sq ft)
The Spectacular mall in Thailand is one of the biggest malls in the country. The large Bowling Alley and magnificent Karaoke centre is a major attraction of the Mall apart from multi-speciality stores and restaurants for every taste. The aquarium here is Asia’s largest one. The cuisine dines popular around the world. The Mall accompanies more than 250 shops for shopping lovers.
How to reach: Tran route from north of the Silom Station which is near to Paragon.
Where to stay: Novotel Bangkok Hotel, Siam Kempinski hotel, Hua Chang Heritage hotel.
What to see: Siam Ocean World aquarium, Thai Art Gallery and an opera concert hall.
What to shop: It is the best place to buy luxury goods
Weather: The mean temperature range varies between 22 to 35 degrees.
Best Time to Travel: November and early December is an appropriate time to visit Bangkok as the climate is cool and calm.
3. New South China Mall (6.46 million sq ft)
The Mall at Dongguan is the biggest mall in the world ever made. It is also once called as Ghost Mall by viewers due to its diverse empty structure, but now the Mall has improved a lot in gathering visitors from all over the world. The dimensions are based on the Gross Leasable Area parameter which is used to measure the wideness of an area officially. The popularity is not much recognizable, and some of the features of the Mall are yet to explore.
How to reach: Take the taxi route or public transport through the nearest station around Dongguan
Where to stay: Jinjiang Inn, 8 Inn, and Hotel Silver Land
What to see: IMAX- style cinema and theme park is the major attractions.
What to shop: Retail shops are abundant with restaurants and luxury services.
Weather: The weather is humid all year, and generally rain occurs.
Best Time to Travel: Travel at any time with taking consideration about the current weather forecast.
2. CentralWorld (4.62 million sq ft)
Since the establishment of the Mall in 1990, it is serving to entertain visitors and also ranks among the top in Thailand as per Gross land area. It is a middle-class centre for shopping which can be afforded by people easily. After getting involved in some controversies, the mall is now reopened for business and successfully running since then.
How to reach: Train to Chit Lom Station, then go from Sky Bridge to Gaysorn Plaza
Where to stay: Centara Grand, Novotel Bangkok, Amari Watergate
What to see: Sansiri Winter Market, Asiatique the Riverfront, Ice skate club, Saraburi sunflower and many more.
What to shop: The stores offer a variety of reasonable sports products, fashionable brands clothing with more than 500 stores
Weather: April is averagely hottest month and December being the coldest.
Best Time to Travel: New Year festival celebrations time is best to visit the Mall.
1. Golden Resources Mall (6.0 million sq ft)
The Mall is once the largest shopping mall in China, the size is just 1.5 times more than that of Mall of America. As per the earlier research, the mall accounts more than 50000 visitors, but the actual estimation is even less than hundreds. However, the main drawback is the remote location away from Beijing and also the hiked price of the products which makes it difficult for natives to purchase from the place.
How to reach: It is 15 minutes drive from Beijing and also the same for a taxi.
Where to stay: Four Points by Sheraton, Empark Grand Hotel, Aloft Beijing.
What to see: The highly developed infrastructure with around 200 escalators.
What to shop: 90 flagships stores to buy anything with wide brand availability, 1600 retailers to choose for best clothing and general necessity items.
Weather: August being the hottest month and January, February is the coldest one with even temperature in minus degrees.
Best Time to Travel: Travel here as per your convenience. Whereas, commuting on a specific occasion will prove more delightful.