10 of the Largest Shopping Malls in the World
5 Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Center
The Istanbul Cevahir is Europe’s largest shopping center spread across 4.5 million sq feet. It contains 343 shops and 48 restaurants that include 34 fast food and 14 fine dining ones. The mall has an impressive 12 cinemas, a bowling rink and also a mini roller coaster.
4 Sunway Pyramid, Subang Jaya, Malaysia
A fancy mall designed with an exotic pyramid and a huge lion at its entrance, The Sunway Pyramid Mall is 4.1 million sq feet large and opened in 1997. Although smaller than the aforementioned malls in this list, it has a higher number of retail shops which numbers more than 800. The Egyptian inspired design is complete with hieroglyphics and pharaoh statues.
3 West Edmonton Mall, Canada
Although relatively smaller, we finally find a mall that can qualify to be among the largest situated outside Asia. The West Edmonton Mall in Canada measures 3.77 sq feet and is the largest in the Americas. It is also home to the world’s largest amusement park, the world’s largest indoor water park, an 18 hole miniature golf course, a movie theater, an Ice palace and a bowling alley.