Friday, July 15, 2011

World's Largest Shopping Malls Ever

Berjaya Times Square Kuala Lumpur Shopping Mall

It is the world's largest building with 7.5 million square feet (700,000 square metre) of built up floor area. The mall within is spread over an area of 320,000 square metres. It has more than 1,000 retail shops, 1200 luxury service suites, 65 food outlets. It also features other attractions like Asia's largest indoor theme park, Cosmo's World and Malaysia's first-ever IMAX 2D & 3D theatre.

SM Megamall

This is a large shopping mall in the Philippines, owned and operated by SM Prime Holdings. The mall has an area of 331,679 square metres. It features the first ever ice skating rink in the country.

SM City North EDSA

Considered as one of the biggest and first shopping malls in the Philippines with over an area of 331,861 square metres. This is the first major shopping complex established by Henry Sy and his company SM Prime Holdings, the largest retail corporation in the country. The mall features bowling alley, food court, garden, entertainment centre and 12-theatres.

Cevahir Shopping Centre

Located in the Sisli district of Istanbul, Turkey which spread over an area of 348,000 square metres, Cevahir Mall is the largest shopping centre in Europe, and the seventh largest in the world. It features trade complex, including retail centers, three skyscrapers with 40 and 48 floors.

West Edmonton Mall

Found in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with over an area of 3,50,000 square metres. The mall has over 800 stores and parking for more than 20,000 vehicles. The mall's amusement park was originally called Fantasyland, until The Walt Disney Company took the mall to court, claiming ownership of the name, which is used in its theme parks such as Disneyland. 

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