8 Of The World s Most Outrageous Shopping Destinations

Mall of America, Minnesota, USA

The largest shopping mall in North America boasts over 520 retail stores and restaurants, an indoor theme park with 27 rides, an aquarium, a 4D flight adventure, the USA s longest indoor zipline, and an 18-hole mini golf course.

Iran Mall, Tehran, Iran

One of the world s largest shopping centers, Iran Mall has over 18.2 million square feet, featuring 700 retail outlets, an amusement park, an ice rink, 12 IMAX theaters, a hotel, cycling and hiking routes, and rooftop tennis courts.

The Dubai Mall, Dubai, UAE

The world s largest and most-visited retail destination, The Dubai Mall, welcomes over 100 million visitors annually. It offers 1,200 retail outlets, 200 food and beverage options, and tax-free jewelry from brands like Cartier and Tiffany & Co.

Ala Moana Center, Hawaii, USA

Located in Honolulu, Ala Moana is the world s largest outdoor shopping center with over 350 shops and restaurants, featuring boutique stores from leading fashion designers.

Berjaya Times Square, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Spanning 7.5 million square feet, this complex includes three floors dedicated to gadgets and a shopping avenue resembling New York s Fifth Avenue, complete with a replica subway station.

Canal City Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan

Known as 'the city within a city,' Canal City Hakata features about 250 shops, a theater, a game center, a cinema, two hotels, and a Ramen Stadium on the fifth floor, offering noodle dishes from across Japan.

Villaggio Mall, Doha, Qatar

Villaggio Mall in Doha offers a slice of Italy with shops and restaurants lining the canals, designed to resemble an Italian town and Venice, with areas depicting different times of the day under a fake sky.

Istanbul Cevahir, Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey s most enjoyable shopping mall, Istanbul Cevahir, features six retail floors with 173 shops, 35 restaurants, cafes, fast food chains, and 11 cinemas.