India is rapidly growing as one of the biggest shopper’s paradise. It is a popular hotspot with luxurious malls emerging in every city offering a wide range of Indian and international apparel stores, supermarkets, eateries, movie theaters, and entertainment zones.
With the fast pace of development, India has become the biggest shopping destination in the World for foreign tourists as well. We reviewed the detailed list of Top 10 most popular shopping malls in India, that are best suited for shopping, eating, and entertainment.
Lulu Mall, Kochi
LuLu Mall is one of the largest most popular shopping malls in India located in the Edapally area of Kochi, Kerala. The mall was opened on 10th March 2013. The mall spans an area of 17 acres, with a total retail floor area of 1.7 million square feet.
It is one of the first shopping malls in India opened by an International Hypermarket chain group, “Lulu Group International”, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The owner of the group Mr. M. A. Yousuf Ali is a non-resident Indian businessman born in the “Nattika” village in Thrissur district of Kerala.
Facilities at the mall:
- arcade gaming zone
- climbing wall
- ice skating rink
- 5D Cinema
- bowling alley
- food court
Phoenix Market City Mall, Mumbai
Phoenix Market City mall is one of the biggest shopping malls in Mumbai, located at LBS Marg, Kurla in Mumbai. The mall is owned by The Phoenix Mills Co.Ltd. The mall facilitates some of the national and international retail stores and showrooms, large multiplexes, and restaurants making shopping a pleasant experience.
Phoenix Market City Mall, Pune
Phoenix Marketcity, Pune, the second most popular venture of Phoenix group in our list of top 10 shopping malls in India. It is one of the fastest-growing shopping destinations in the beautiful city of Pune.
Phoenix Market City Mall, Chennai
Another great shopping paradise from the supermarket giant, Phoenix Market City mall, Chennai is a division of Phoenix Mills Limited started in 2013. The mall facilitates retail stores, showrooms, entertainment complexes, commercial space, hospitality units, food court, gaming zone, etc.
Mantri Square, Banglore
At number five in the list of top 10 shopping malls of India, is the “Mantri Square Mall of Bangalore”. It is one of the most popular and largest shopping malls in Bangalore (Bengaluru), located in the Malleswaram area of the city.
The place has a total retail floor area of 1.7 million square feet, that facilitates over 250 retail stores, including: Shoppers Stop, Pantaloon, Marks & Spencer, and Spar hypermarket. The mall also facilitates a bowling & gaming zone, a food court, and a dining area, all under one roof.
Metro Junction Mall, Kalyan Mumbai
Metro Junction Mall is another biggest shopping paradise, located in the Kalyan region of Mumbai. It was inaugurated in the year 2007. The mall has dedicated sections for clothes, kids’ supplies, entertainment, food, retail, etc.
Apart from these divisions, an open auditorium for public viewing is also constructed on the first floor. It is a popular hotspot in the Kalyan region offering a large number of options to its customers.
- Z Square Shopping Mall, Kanpur
Z Square Shopping Mall is the largest shopping mall in Uttar Pradesh and ranked at number 7 in the list of top 10 shopping malls in India. It is located in the MG Marg area of Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh.
It was the first Mall in India to be fully Wi-fi. The mall provides space for showrooms, shops, and offices with all kinds of modern facilities.
- The Great India Place, Noida
The Great India Place is one of the largest shopping malls in India located in sector 38-A, Noida. The mall was developed by the Unitech Group of New Delhi, in 2007.
The mall is a part of a larger Entertainment City amusement park and facilitates various divisions such as Food and Entertainment zone, BIG Cinemas multiplex, shopping zone with a wide variety of retail outlets, and showrooms like Shopper’s Stop, Globus, Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, etc.
Select Citywalk Mall, New Delhi
The Select Citywalk is one of the most popular shopping malls in Delhi, placed at 9th position in our list of top 10. The mall is located in the market area of New Delhi. It was officially opened for public in the October of 2007.
There are 3 separate zones, that constitute the mall. The first one is the “Staple Traditional” that is a family dedicated zone, the second is the “Celebration” – Centre stage, and the third one is the “High Voltage”, which is dedicated to youth.
- Alpha One Mall, Ahmedabad
AlphaOne Mall, Ahmedabad is one of the largest shopping malls in the city, developed by Alpha G Corp Development Pvt. Ltd. Opened in 2011, the mall is one of the best attractions for tourists across the city of Ahmedabad.