Top 10 Largest Malls In The World

  1. New South China mall

New South China Mall is the super-classic mall that is located in the  Dongguan, China. It is one of the largest shopping malls in the world when measured in terms of gross leasable area of 892,000 square metres. This largest shopping center is opened up in the year 2005 and owned by Dongguan Sanyuan Yinghui Investment & Development. This mall also has an indoor-outdoor roller coaster. The elegant shopping complex has a zoo, a hotel as well as a huge park.It is well-known and famous as a largest ‘ghost mall’ in the world.

  1. SM Tianjin China

SM Tianjin China is the high-class largest shopping center, it was founded in China. This supermall was opened in the year 2016. SM Tianjin China is the commercial shopping center in China country. This is Tianjin China is the seventh mall in China with a gross floor area of 565,000 square meters. Out of other shopping malls, this shopping center is largest and supreme in China. You will find some of the best food joints at the mall where you can enjoy the lots of food items. The mall has over a thousand shops dealing daily.

3. SM Mall of Asia (4.2 million sq ft)

Large shopping malls provide a one-stop shopping for anything imaginable. Our list of largest malls in the world is based on the amount of “Gross Leasable Area”. This is the number of square feet the property has for revenue-generating activities like retail, dining and amusements. The building boom in Asia, where land is cheap and labor costs are low has produced the largest shopping malls. Only two shopping malls on this list are located outside Asia.
4. Siam Paragon (3.22 million sq ft)
Siam Paragon

Siam Paragon in Bangkok is one of the largest shopping malls in Thailand. Only the nearby CentralWorld is larger. It includes a wide range of specialty stores and restaurants as well as a multiplex movie theater, the Siam Ocean World aquarium, the Thai Art Gallery and an opera concert hall. It also has a large bowling alley and karaoke center.

5Berjaya Times Square (3.44 million sq ft)
Berjaya Times Squareflickr/Dave_B_

Located in Kuala Lumpur, Berjaya Times Square is a twin tower complex containing a shopping center and two five star hotels. With 7.5 million square feet (700,000 m²) of built up floor area it is currently the fifth largest building in the world. The shopping mall includes more than 1,000 retail shops, 65 food outlets and several entertainment attractions such as Asia’s largest indoor theme park, Cosmo’s World and Malaysia’s first-ever IMAX 2D & 3D theater which is located on the 10th Floor.

6. Istanbul Cevahir (3.47 million sq ft)
Istanbul Cevahirflickr/elif ayse

Located on the European side of Istanbul in Turkey, the Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre opened its doors in 2005. It is the largest shopping mall in Europe. There are 343 shops, 34 fast food restaurants and 14 exclusive restaurants in the shopping centre. Other facilities include a large stage for events, 12 cinemas, a bowling hall, a small roller coaster and several other entertainment facilities.

7. SM Megamall (3.6 million sq ft)
SM Megamall

Opened in 1991, SM Megamall in Metro Manila is one of the largest malls in the Philippines. The mall attracts a daily foot traffic of 800,000 people with a maximum capacity of 4 million people. The mall has two main buildings. Building A features cinemas, a bowling alley, food courts and the Toy Kingdom. Building B features the retail shops. The bridgeway connecting the two main buildings of the mall contains several eateries. SM Megamall is currently under major renovation and expansion. When finished, it will be able to claim the ultimate title of largest shopping mall in the Philippines.

8. West Edmonton Mall (3.77 million sq ft)
West Edmonton Mall

The West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, Alberta Canada, was the largest shopping mall from 1981 until 2004 and is currently the largest mall in the Americas. Beside 800 stores and services, the mall includes the largest indoor amusement park in the world, the largest indoor waterpark in the world and Ice Palace (a scaled down version of a NHL regulation sized ice rink, so not the largest in the world). Other attractions include an 18-hole miniature golf course, a movie theater and a bowling alley.

9. Dubai Mall (3.77 million sq ft)
Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is part of the Burj Khalifa complex, the tallest man-made structure ever built. At over 12 million square feet (equivalent in size to more than 50 soccer fields), the Dubai Mall is the largest shopping mall in the world based on total area but about the same size as the West Edmonton Mall if based on leasable space. The mall contains more than 1,200 shops including the world’s largest candy store, an ice rink, a SEGA game center (featuring a 3D bowling game), a 5 star luxury hotel, 22 cinema screens plus 120 restaurants and cafes. The mall also contains one of the largest aquariums in the world.

10. SM Mall of Asia (4.2 million sq ft)
SM Mall of Asia

The SM Mall of Asia in Metro Manila, the Philippines, opened in 2006, consists of four buildings interconnected by walkways. It features a 20-seater tram which takes shoppers around the mall grounds. One of the mall’s main attractions is an IMAX theater with one of the world’s biggest 3D screens. The mall also features an Olympic-sized ice skating rink. It can accommodate both recreational and competitive figure skating, as well as ice hockey


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