Everybody likes to buy things in large shopping malls; people always prefer the largest stores in the area when they want to get something new. This is because people don’t want to wander around for a long time, everybody wants to buy everything they need under one roof. Besides that, there are many sellers in the large malls, and people have a lot of options to choose from. And not only shopping, but there are also a lot of other services that people would prefer to get into a mall as well. That’s the reason the buildings of the malls are equipped with Cinemas, restaurants, and entertainment Centers. The places with all these things are often crowded with people. Because of all this, the new shopping malls are made large. Around the world, various large shopping places around the world offer a variety of things.
But what about the largest of them? From North America, Asia, and Europe, today we have made a list of the such largest places in the world. Why not take a look at the list of our Top 10 largest shopping malls around the world, and try to see how they compare with the places that you usually do your shopping on.
South China Mall
The South China Mall is the largest shopping mall in the world. The area of the floor of this huge marketplace spreads over 659,611 square meters. It is located in Dongguan in China. There are almost 2350 stores in this mall. When the mall was first built, there were virtually no occupants in it. The most of the area remained vacant. But that is not the case right now, and variety of items from all over the world are available in here. And almost all the spaces are occupied.
This large mall has given employment to a lot of people, and the fast food chains are really popular.
Golden resources Mall
The second largest mall in our list is the Golden resources Mall. This Mall is located in Beijing, the capital of China. The area of the place is about 5.5 hundred thousand square meters. This mall came into existence on 28 October 2004. The golden resources Mall is also known as the Great Mall of China. This particular place is the preference of the Chinese middle-class people, and the total number of stores are about thousand. The store is gaining popularity day by day, and it is overcrowded during the weekends. Tens of thousands of people shop in this buying place every day. When it was first constructed, there were not a lot of customers, but after the improving economic status of China, that is no longer the case.
SM Mall EDSA
The third largest shopping mall in our list of top 25 shopping malls around the world is the SM Mall EDSA in the Philippines. This very mall is also known as the SM city north. This Mall is the largest mall in the country. The EDSA Mall was opened in 1985, and it has four buildings. There is an ice skating rink and also one of the biggest 3D cinemas. A lot of all other goods and services are available there, and even concerts and musical performances are held in the shopping mall. There are a lot of international franchises, and there are more than 8000 shops. Almost a million people visit the shopping mall every day. There is even a garden in the shopping mall.
The SM Megamall is located in Mandaluyong in the Philippines. This Mall is the fourth largest shopping mall in the entire world. The total area of this shopping mall is 474 thousand meter square. There are three buildings, two of them have five floors, and the other one has 11. This shopping mall is the second largest shopping mall in the Philippines. Hundreds of thousands of people visit the SM megamall every day. Various incidents and accidents have occurred in this shopping mall including a bomb explosion on May 21.
Another office Tower is about to be built in the shopping mall, and after the construction, it is expected that it will be the largest shopping mall in the country.
SM Seaside City Cebu
SM Seaside City Cebu is another shopping mall constructed by the SM Prime Holdings. This shopping mall is a relatively new shopping mall, which was opened on November 27, 2015. SM Seaside shopping mall is also the third largest shopping mall in the country. It has a total area of four hundred and seventy thousand four hundred and ninety square meters. There are about 447 stores and services, and 4336 vehicles can be parked in the parking lot at once.
The building of the shopping mall has five stories. The mall also has a rooftop sky park indoor and a lot of food shops. It is located in Cebu city in the Philippines. This particular shopping mall is one of the most popular shopping malls in the entire Philippines and also the world. A lot of people visit the shopping mall every day. It is one of the most popular choices for the middle-class people in the Philippines.
1 Utama Sho
1 Utama is the six largest shopping mall in the world. This mall is also the largest shopping mall in Malaysia. It has a total area of 4,60,500 square meters. The shopping mall was opened in 1995. There are more than thousand stores and services available in the shopping mall. There are also a lot of recreational centers and Sporting Centres such as Rock climbing and indoor baseball. Batting cages and Futsal are also available in the 1 Utama shopping mall.
There are two cinemas in this shopping mall and Two karaoke centers and even a bowling alley. There also is a playland for the kids. Up to 90000 visitors visit this place every day. During the holidays this number can also be more than hundred thousand. It also has won an International Award. This mall is one of the prominent and most popular shopping malls in Malaysia and the world.
Isfahan City Center
The Isfahan City Center is located in Iran. It also has a total area of about 465,000 square meters. This large City Centre has more than 750 stores. The building itself has total 7 number of floors, and 5500 cars can be parked at the lot at once. There are a lot of restaurants, airline offices, an Indoor Park, even a Rollercoaster and an International Financial center and the World Trade Centre in the mall. There also is a 5-star hotel. Services of various price ranges are available in the place. Many people from the country visit the shopping center every day, and it is one of the most popular shopping centers in Iran. This large arcade was opened in June 2002. There are seven cinema screens in this buying alley. Due to a lot of these reasons, this place can sometimes be crowded.
Central Plaza Westgate
With an area of 450 thousand 278 square meter squares, the Central Plaza Westgate is the 8th largest shopping mall in the entire world. It is located in Bangkok in Thailand. The shopping mall is also the largest shopping mall in Thailand. 7000 of cars can be parked in the parking lot, and it has six floors. There are more than thousand stories in this shopping mall.
This shopping mall is also a new one; it was opened on August 28, 2015. From that time until now, a large number of people have visited the area. Not only the people of Thailand but also visitors from other countries people prefer to go to the mall. It is already one of the most known most preferred shopping places in Thailand, and it is still gaining popularity. There are a couple of Cinemas available in the Central Plaza Westgate. As it is built in the center of various highways, the mall also is one of the malls with the most significant potential.
The Persian Gulf complex
The Persian Gulf complex is the 8th largest shopping mall in the entire world. It has a total area of 50000 square meters. There are more than 2500 stores and services available in this massive shopping mall. There are two amusement parks in this Centre- one indoor and the other outdoor. This Mall also has six Cinemas. About 5500 of vehicles can accommodate in the parking space of the shopping mall. The Persian Gulf complex is the second largest buying place in Iran. It has indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and people also go there to play tennis at the Tennis Court.
A helipad has also been made in its territory. With all the services available here, it is not a big wonder that a lot of people visit the shopping place every day. Even the people from abroad do because there is also a hotel in the building. In conclusion, the shopping mall is one of the most known shopping malls in the entire world. And it is also expected to be more popular in time.
The central world
In our list of the top 15 largest shopping malls in the world, The Central World is another Mall from Thailand. The shopping center is also the second largest shopping mall in Thailand. The Central World is located in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. The mall was first opened on 18 June 2001. And until now, millions of people have already visited this vast place. The total area of the Central World mall is 187,046 square meters.
The buying and selling place has its own Legacy and is one of the most popular places in Thailand. Almost about 500 stores are in the mall, and about 7000 parking spaces are available. As it is one of the largest malls in the world, services of various types are available in The Central World. The place also has gone through a lot of renovations at times. Once in 2010, the Central World caught a big fire. Some part of the place was temporarily closed, and from 2016 to 2018, the officials organized another renovation program.
SM Mall of Asia
SM Mall of Asia is the tenth largest shopping mall in the entire world. This mall is located in Bay city in the Philippines. The SM Mall of Asia was opened on May 21, 2006. It has about 600 shops. Many people visit the premises every day, and it has a total area of 407,101 square meters. This mall currently is the fourth largest shopping mall in the Philippines. Some expansions of the area are presently being conducted. There are 8000 parking spaces in the parking lot.
After the extensions are complete, the shopping mall might as well be the second largest shopping mall in the world. The architectural design of the arena is a Masterpiece. This place is famous for its dining centers, and there is a Food village in the huge place. The IMAX Cinemas also have extended their brands in this vast area. There also are concert grounds and a Science Centre.
The Metro Centre is located in Tyne and Wears in England. It occupies the area of about 4,00,000 square meters and has about 370 Stores. The center was opened in 1986 AD. There are two stories in this arcade, and about 15000 cars can be parked at the same time. There are many large retail chains in the huge place. The Apple company has opened one of its official store in this particular place. A large number of restaurants are available in the metro center. The biggest fast-food chains of the likes of McDonald’s, pizza hut, KFC and Burger King are also under the roof of the market.
The building of this place has an IMAX screen and a 12 screen Odeon cinema. It also has a ten-pin bowling alley. A retail Park, known as the Metro retail Park is also a part of the metro center. Many offices are located in the metro center, and it also has one of the largest indoor amusement parks in Europe. Metro Centre is the best place to shop for a lot of people and thousands of people visit it’s buildings every day.
The New Century Global Centre
The New Century Global Centre is located in Chengdu in China. This Centre was completed in 2013 and was opened on 1st July of 2000. It took about three years to complete the building. The floor area is four hundred thousand square meters and it also is the 11th largest shopping center in the entire world. This office has the variety of services available inside. Not only stores, but the place also has offices, conference rooms, University Complex, commercial Centre, hotels and even an IMAX cinema. A pirate ship has been built inside the mall, and people can also have fun at the skating rink.
The New Century Global Centre is the second largest shopping center in China as well. When the arcade was first opened, I was the largest shopping mall in the entire world. Many people go inside its gates every day because of a variety of goods in a variety of price ranges are available there.
Another large mall on our list the Dream Mall in Taiwan. The place is the largest shopping mall in Taiwan and as well as in East Asia. There is about 2300 number of stories and services in the Dream Mall. The Dream Mall has an area of 4000 square meters. The Ferris wheel, the Kaohsiung Eye is at the rooftop amusement park of The Dream mall. Even the building of this place is huge. There are 12 floors and five underground floors. The parking spaces are pretty big; there are places for about 3500 cars in 2000 motorcycles. The dream Mall is often crowded with people, and it contains restaurants, green, Cinemas, and other entertainment facilities. Not only in Taiwan, but the arena is also famous in the entire of Asia. That’s the reason many people prefer buying here.
The next member on our list is the Festival Alabang. This place is also known as “The Festival Supermall.” The Festival Alabang is located in Alabang in the Philippines. This is another shopping mall which is about four hundred thousand square meters in area. The Festival Alabang was opened on May 15, 1999, 80. This center is the fifth largest shopping mall in the Philippines. It is one of the most popular buying places in the south of Philippines. Various goods and services are available at the Festival Alabang and, a lot of people Visit this Mall every day. There are about 1300 stores and services convenient in this big mall.
The 15th and the last big place on our list of the 15 largest shopping malls in the entire world are the Siam Paragon. This large mall is located in Bangkok, Thailand. The Siam Paragon has one of the largest parks in the world as a whole, and about hundred thousand cars can be parked at the shopping mall at once. The Siam Paragon is also about 400,0000 square meter in area. This complex is the sixth largest shopping mall in Thailand.
A large number of individual stores and restaurants are available in this mall, and there is also an Opera Concert Hall. There are movie theatres, aquariums, Exhibition art galleries and everything else in its vicinity. There also is a luxury hotel built inside the mall. This shopping mall is one of the premier shopping malls in Thailand and welcomes thousands of visitors every day.
So, what did you think about the list? In which of these malls would you want to purchase something once? How busy do you think those places are? You with so much of options to choose from, which vendors would you mainly buy from? Tell me, did you hope any of the malls were in your area?
Tell me everything in the comments below and tell me what my next post should be about. Till then, have a good time and happy shopping.