25 Largest Shopping Malls In The World

Posted by on October 31, 2012

As western consumerism continues to spread its money making tentacles into the far corners of the globe countries that not long ago didn’t even have grocery stores are now building shopping facilities so big that they can’t even find enough vendors to fill them. In fact, you’ll find that most of the shopping centers on this list are located in Asia and its surrounding regions. It’s a classic case of the student surpassing the master. These are the 25 largest shopping malls in the world.


Centro Comercial Aricanduva

Along with Centro Comercial Santafé (below), this shopping plaza found in Sao Paolo, Brazil is one of the largest in South America. Its slogan is even “Gigante como São Paulo”, which means “Gigantic like São Paulo.”


Centro Comercial Santafé

One of the largest shopping malls in South America, Centro Comercial Santafé has 485 shops, 10 cinemas, and 26 restaurants.


South Coast Plaza

The smallest of only three North American malls on this list, South Coast Plaza upscale-luxury shopping center in Costa Mesa, California.


Morocco Mall

As the largest shopping center in Africa, Morocco Mall is located in Casablanca on the western coast of Morocco and even offers visitors the possibility of going scuba diving in its million liter aquarium.


Mall of America

Also known as MOA, or the Megamall, this shopping center is located just outside the Twin Cities in the United States and is large enough to fit seven Yankee stadiums within its walls.