25 Largest Shopping Malls In The World

Posted by , Updated on June 19, 2018


As western consumerism spreads its money-making tentacles into the far corners of the globe, countries without grocery stores are now building shopping facilities so big they can’t even find enough vendors to fill them. In fact, 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.


Fars Shopping Complex

persian complex

Also known as the Persian Gulf Complex, this is a 4.5 million square foot shopping center located in Shiraz, Iran.


1 Utama


As the largest shopping mall in Malaysia, 1 Utama covers an area of 5 million square feet.


SM City North EDSA

sm north

Located in Quezon City, this is the largest shopping mall in the Philippines and the third largest in the world at 482,878 square meters of leasable space.


Golden Resources Mall


Earning the nickname “Great Mall of China,” this 6 million square foot shopping center can be found in Beijing.


New South China Mall


The New South China Mall is the largest in the world and was also once the most unoccupied with over 99% of its space being unused. However, after retargeting it’s clientele and making a few other key changes, that’s no longer the case.

SEE ALSO: 25 Most Visited Countries In The World »

NOW WATCH: 25 Must-Have Video Games For Your Christmas Wish List

Subscribe to List25
Photo: 1. WikipediaCommons.com (Public Domain), 2. Frank Yu, Golden Resources Mall, CC BY-SA 2.0 , 3. WikipediaCommons.com (Public Domain), 4. WikipediaCommons.com (Public Domain), 5. Blondinrikard Fröberg, Persian Gulf Complex, Shiraz, CC BY 2.0, 6. Mark Fischer [1], CentralWorld Atrium Zone, CC BY 2.0 , 7. ehsan shariati, A lobby at the largest shopping mall in Iran, Isfahan City Center, CC BY-SA 4.0 , 8. WikipediaCommons.com (Public Domain), 9. Maurice07, Cevahir Shopping Mall, CC BY-SA 3.0 , 10. Sunwaypyramid, Sunway Pyramid Facade, CC BY-SA 4.0 , 11. WikipediaCommons.com (Public Domain), 12. Muminur Rahman, Jamuna Future Park, CC BY-SA 4.0 , 13. Diego Delso, Dubai Mall-Dubai3161, CC BY-SA 4.0 , 14. GoToVan from Vancouver, Canada, West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton, Alberta (22116816881), CC BY 2.0 , 15. Mike Gonzalez (TheCoffee), Sm megamall, CC BY-SA 3.0 , 16. Cmglee, Berjaya Times Square theme park, CC BY-SA 3.0 , 17. Rakesh Krishna Kumar, Phoenix mills, CC BY-SA 2.0 , 18. Midori, Mal Artha Gading Jakarta, CC BY 3.0 , 19. Kenneth Rangas, SM City Cebu - panoramio, CC BY 3.0 , 20. Dough4872, King of Prussia Mall between Neiman Marcus and Macy's, CC BY-SA 3.0 , 21. anonymous, Interior mall of america, CC BY-SA 2.0 , 22. Magharebia, Le Morocco Mall ouvre ses portes à Casablanca (6555301965), CC BY 2.0 , 23. Nandaro, South Coast Plaza (2013) 31, CC BY-SA 3.0 , 24. EEIM, Centro comercial Santafé en Bogotá, Cund - Col - 8, CC BY-SA 3.0 , 25. Raphael Igor, Shopping Aricanduva, CC BY-SA 3.0

Show Us Your Love
Join Over 2 Million+ List25 Fans