If you’re a shopping enthusiast and want to take your shopping addiction to the next level, then you may well want to visit some of the best shopping malls in the world. Whether you’re in the country on holiday or you make a special trip just to see the malls, there’s no denying you’ll be impressed by what’s on offer. See below the best shopping malls in the world:
- The Mall of America
This vast shopping centre is based in Minnesota. With over 4.2 million square feet of retail space, it’s a firm favourite with visitors from far and wide. It contains more than 400 stores, a wedding chapel, theme park and even flight simulators. This huge mall gets more visitors per year than any other mall in the world!
- SM Mall of Asia
This mall is located in the Philippines and has over 4.2 million square feet of space that’s home to hundreds of shops and restaurants. There are plenty of entertainment options once you tire of shopping too, including an IMAX cinema, a skating rink and the Nido Fortified Science Discovery Centre.
- The Dubai Mall
Dubai is known for it’s elegant buildings and grand interiors, so it’s not surprising that one of the best malls in the world is based here. It’s a top destination for anyone visiting the area. Whether you’re looking for a travel pillow or Chanel handbag, the Dubai Mall has it all. With more than 1,200 retailers and hundreds of restaurants, you could definitely spend the day here.
- Wafi Mall
This Dubai mall has been designed to resemble an Egyptian pyramid. Inside, visitors will find a world of wonders including hieroglyphic-covered columns, a pyramid and a large statue or Ramses. This mall isn’t just one big shopping centre – it also contains several themed areas as well as the expected shops and restaurants. Don’t forget the theme park, a luxury hotel and petting zoo, too.
- Siam Paragon
You may want to pack a travelling pillow for the long-haul flight, but once you arrive, you’ll never want to leave Siam Paragon. It’s one of Asia’s largest malls, based in Bangkok this mall contains a movie theatre, luxury hotel, bowling alley and an art gallery! There’s also the Siam Ocean World Aquarium. Although it only opened its doors in 2005, it’s already become a major tourist attraction for visitors to the country.