4 Biggest Shopping Malls Around the World

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Shopping is one of our daily activities. Even shopping has become an integral part of travel. Some of us travel just to shop around the world. If you like to go on a shopping spree on your travels, then the world's famous shopping malls are definitely on your bucket list and Dubai mall is one of them. Shopping acts as a therapy for many people. The rising craze for shopping has led to the creation of numerous shopping malls in the world. Initially, malls were created for the benefit of humans. Shopping malls are generally just a place that has everything under one roof. However, with the growing age, now malls have become a place of attraction.  Malls are a part of day-to-day life. An ideal place to spend some time and enjoy leisure.

The size of the shopping mall is proportionate to the popularity of the shopping mall. This has led the architects to build the finest and gigantic shopping malls across the world. Some malls make you turn your head around. You will be awestruck by the beauty and size of these malls. Dubai Mall is one such glamorous beauty in the world of shopping. Indeed, the shopping malls render a feeling of Treasure Island. Here is a look at the biggest shopping malls around the world.

Dubai Mall- Dubai, United Arab Emiratesinfo-icon

Dubai, known for its luxurious life, is a popular destination and glamour capital for shopping. Dubai is the home to the most famous and biggest shopping mall in the world. The Dubai Mall is esteemed to be the largest shopping mall in the world on account of the total area. Exploring the mall is nothing less of an adventure. Its massive size makes it easy to get lost in the mall. The mall is located right next to the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa. Hours can be easily spent here. The Dubai mall is the best place for shopping, entertainment, and leisure. The mall includes over 1,200 shops. The mall also contains the world’s largest candy store. The mall also contains an ice rink, a SEGA game center, a five-star hotel, and numerous cafes and restaurants. The indoor aquarium is the largest in the world and is an addition to the place. Dubai abides by the rule the bigger the better.

Golden Resources Mall – Beijing, Chinainfo-icon

The Golden Resources Mall is commonly known as the ‘Great mall of China’. The mall is located outside the core of Beijing city. This aspect became a hindrance in the initial days of the mall. However, with the growing economy of China, the footfalls increased in the mall. Access to the mall became easy after the inauguration of the subways. Founded in 2004 this mall is located in a 7-story low-rise building in the capital city. Today the mall witnesses several people and one can spend hours here exploring the plethora of options.

SM Mall of Asiainfo-icon – Manila, Philippinesinfo-icon

It is a must-visit place for all shopping enthusiasts. The mall opened in the year 2006 is spread over 4.2 million square feet. The mall is one of the biggest malls in the world.it is so big that it contains four buildings which are interconnected by walkways. To help the shoppers shop around the mall, there is a twenty-seat shuttle tram. Another main attraction of the mall is the IMAX theatre. The theatre has one of the world’s biggest 3D screens. The mall also boasts an Olympic-sized ice skating rink. It is Philippine’s first ice skating rink ever.

South China Mall – Dongguan, China

The South China Mall became the second-largest shopping mall by area when it opened in the year 2005. It is the largest by gross leasable area. The mall has enough space to accommodate approximately over 2000 retail stores. In the initial year, the mall was jokingly nick-named as the ‘world’s largest abandoned mall’. This is because it was hard to reach out to the people because of the location. However, things started to take a turn after renovations. At present, the mall is a lot livelier. There is a theme park in the mall along with an IMAX-style cinema. You can even get a glimpse of seven zones modeled on various famous cities across the world.

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