Meet the modern day temple, the shopping malls.

Oct 16, 2019

While working on the list of the Largest Malls of the World, or say the modern temples of the world, we wondered if we have to surrender ourselves to the artisans for the beauty they have worked on. Spreading like lava across tens of thousands of square feet hosting a variety of stores, exciting you but exhausting your credit card money. Shopping malls have come a long way from the rowdy bazaars to sophisticated splendor. These shopping malls have become a great place for the retailers to get an opportunity to display their goods as it serves as the central gathering space for the customers. The main feature of such malls is that they protect goods which usually get ruined in open malls, and not only this but people get to shop under one roof without any trouble of getting to one shop in one mall and another in other.

1. New South China Mall:

New South China Mall in Dongguan, China, is the largest mall in the world based on area it fits in. It spreads over an area of about 6,46million sq.ft. . The mall features seven zones modeled on international cities including a replica of the Arc de Triomphe and a canal with gondolas. It has an inside-out roller coaster. It has been nicknamed the largest ghost mall in the world.

2. Golden Resources Mall:

Golden Resources Mall in China was the world’s largest shopping mall until the new south china mall came in. the location was a barrier as it was inaccessible to foreign consumers due to its location outside the heart of Beijing. It covers about 6.0 million sq ft of the land area.

3. Central World:

Central World in Bangkok is the largest shopping mall and complex in Thailand and it is an 8 storey long one and is spread in an area of 4.62 million sq ft. The complex, which includes a hotel and office tower, is owned by Central Pattana. After three years of renovation and design, the complex was extended up to 550,000 sq.mt more, making it one of the largest mall.

4. SM Mall of Asia:

The SM Mall of Asia in Metro Manila, the Philippines, consists of four buildings interconnected by walkways. It has a tram car which can take 20 people at a time around the mall. One of the mall’s main attractions is an IMAX theater with one of the world’s biggest 3D screens. An Olympic-sized ice skating rink is another attraction. The space covered by this mall is 4.2 million sq ft.


5. 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 which is equivalent to the size of 50 soccer fields.  The mall contains more than 1,200 shops including the world’s largest candy store, an ice rink, a SEGA game center, a 5-star luxury hotel, 22 cinema screens plus 120 restaurants and cafes. World’s largest aquarium is situated in the mall.