The greatest attraction for any tourist who is interested in shopping is the shopping mall. Have you ever counted the number of floors at a mall while shopping there? If yes, then you must have thought about the size of the mall! Indeed, this thought must have gone through your mind for once.
Are you aware that the largest mall in the World? The countries have been competing in making the largest shopping mall to attract tourists. This has led to one of the few very attractive and largest malls in the world.
1. The Dubai Mall
Dubai is a place where people who are fond of urban tourism come to visit. Dubai Mall is the center of attraction for these tourists. Not only it offers a spacious interior with an area covering up to 12 million square feet, but it offers a 5-star hotel, gaming center, and cinema. It has a view of the world’s tallest building as well. Dubai is a land of wonders and anything can be expected from this place.
2. South China Mall, Dongguan, China
It is the second-largest mall in terms of Gross Leasable Area. But the uniqueness of this mall is not associated with its GLA, but the fact that for over 10 years, this mall was 99% empty. This place remained empty for a long period. The tourists, however, are now attracted to it as it is now almost filled with shops and even amusement parks and cinemas. But to date, its unique feature is that it is referred to as ‘the dead mall.’
3. Central World, Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok is one of the favorite tourist destinations in Asia. With its beautiful beaches and tropical islands, it is a tourist attraction for many around the world. Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and most of the tourists visit this city first their center of attraction is the largest mall in Thailand. The central world has a lot to offer with boutiques, traditional shopping experiences, food places, ice-skating rinks, and cinemas. It has all the perks of any best mall in the world. This is on the bucket list of many tourists so that they can shop under one roof and spend their precious time enjoying tropical islands.
4. King of Prussia Mall, Pennsylvania, USA
With 3 Million Square Feet, King of Prussia Mall holds the title of the largest mall in the US. It was first opened in 1963 and this makes it a unique experience for tourists. The concept of malls was new in the 60s. The US is the home to world-renowned brands and all these brands are present under one roof at this mall.
5. West Edmonton Mall, Alberta, Canada
The shopping experience in this mall is not a significant feature of this mall. But the fact that it houses Galaxy land, a waterpark, adventure golf, and an ice palace, makes it stand apart from any of the malls in the North American region.
6. Centro Comercial Aricanduva
Centro Comercial Aricanduva is one of the largest malls in Brazil with over 500 stores and an area of 1.4 million square feet.
7. Centro Comercial Santafé
Centro Comercial Santafé, located in Bogotá, Colombia, is the largest mall in South America with over 430 stores.
8. South Coast Plaza
South Coast Plaza, situated in California, is a high-end shopping center with over 250 stores, including many luxury brands.
9. Morocco Mall
The Morocco Mall, located in Casablanca, is one of the largest malls in Africa with an area of over 2 million square feet.
10. Mall of America
The Mall of America, in Minnesota, is one of the largest malls in the United States, with over 500 stores and an area of over 5.6 million square feet.
11. SM City Cebu
SM City Cebu, located in the Philippines, is one of the largest malls in the country with over 700 stores.
12. Mal Artha Gading
Mal Artha Gading, located in Indonesia, is a large shopping center with over 400 stores.
13. High Street Phoenix
High Street Phoenix, located in Mumbai, India, is a popular mall with over 500 stores.
14. Berjaya Times Square
Berjaya Times Square, located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is a large shopping center with over 1,000 stores.
15. SM Megamall
SM Megamall, located in the Philippines, is one of the largest malls in Asia with over 1,000 stores.
16. Jamuna Future Park
Jamuna Future Park, located in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is the largest mall in South Asia with an area of over 4.5 million square feet.
17. SM Mall of Asia
SM Mall of Asia, also located in the Philippines, is one of the largest malls in Asia with an area of over 4.2 million square feet.
18. Sunway Pyramid
Sunway Pyramid, located in Malaysia, is a large shopping center with over 800 stores.
19. Istanbul Cevahir
Istanbul Cevahir, located in Istanbul, Turkey, is one of the largest malls in Europe with over 300 stores.
20. Mid Valley Megamall
Mid Valley Megamall, located in Kuala Lumpur, is a popular mall with over 430 stores.
21. Isfahan City Center
The Isfahan City Center, located in Iran, is one of the largest malls in the Middle East with an area of over 4 million square feet.
CentralWorld, located in Bangkok, Thailand, is one of the largest malls in Southeast Asia with an area of over 5 million square feet.
23. Fars Shopping Complex
Fars Shopping Complex, located in Iran, is a large shopping center with over 400 stores.
24. 1 Utama
1 Utama, located in Malaysia, is a popular mall with over 650 stores.
25. SM City North EDSA
SM City North EDSA, located in the Philippines, is a large shopping center with over 800 stores.