In recent years, Malaysia has been growing fast and rapidly as a shopping haven for the world. With the annual Malaysia Mega Sale coming around, people from across the world are aware of what Malaysia has to offer when it comes to shopping.
With such a booming industry, shopping malls in Malaysia has been mushrooming. From community malls to mega huge structures, anyone would be spoilt for choice to buy something around the main cities like the Klang Valley.
While there are at least 50 malls in the Klang Valley, there are a few major ones which are constantly packed with people.
Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Midvalley Mega Mall is among the top few top malls in the entire country. Among its major characteristics are:
This is the largest shopping centre located around the Bandar Utama – Taman Tun Dr Ismail enclave.
Owned and operated by the Sunway Group, the Sunway Pyramid Shopping Centre has been expanding rapidly in recent years. To date, it has more than 900 stores within its premises.
Built on the land that used to house one of the oldest schools in Malaysia, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is located in the heart of Bukit Bintang. It is one of the major tourist attractions here with very high traffic of foreign visitors. Besides that, it is just a stone’s throw from major hotels around the vicinity.
Suria KLCC enjoys the best view of the Petronas Twin Towers as it is right below this iconic structure. Outside of Suria KLCC, there is a public park with a fountain display and is located next to the KLCC Convention Centre and is home to some top luxury brands like Coach and Prada.
Berjaya Times Square could well be the shopping mall with the most floors in Malaysia. It has 13 floors of retail shops for anyone to go around with. Situated in Bukit Bintang, it is very well connected via public transportation as it has a KL Monorail stop attached.
Fahrenheit 88 is an exciting mall which takes over from the structure previously known as KL Plaza. The building has been totally converted with a more modern and contemporary outlook.
Lot 10 Shopping Center is one of the few icons that has been around the Bukit Bintang enclave for more than 2 decades. Opened in 1991, it has recently been changed with a more focused target segment.
Plaza Low Yat is situated at the lesser traffic location of Bukit Bintang. However, it is a very unique outlook as it is considered to be the digital or IT mall of Kuala Lumpur. With more than 7 floors of retail shops, people from all walks of life, both local and foreign will know about Plaza Low Yat if they are looking for digital gadgets, laptops and other devices.
Sungei Wang Plaza is perhaps one of the oldest shopping centres in the country. It has been around since 1977 where it has stood through the test of time. Today, Sungei Wang Plaza’s tradition still remains and it has been given a fresh new outlook in recent years.
The Viva Home Shopping Center takes over from the building previously known as Plaza UE3 (Uncang Emas 3). It has been totally transformed into a whole new shopping center which is more focused on selling housing products.
Tropicana City Mall is one of the more recent additions to shopping options around the Damansara and Petaling Jaya areas. Located along the Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong, it has quickly become one of the more popular shopping centres around the community.
The Empire Shopping Gallery is located behind Subang Parade. It can be seen as you drive across the Federal Highway where it is one of the newer shopping malls in the Klang Valley.
The Kenanga Wholesale Mall is among the few specialized shopping centres in the Klang Valley. Opened in 2011, it provides place for anyone to buy products in bulk at cheaper prices, making it a preferred destination among business and retail operators.
The Sunway Putra Mall was once known as The Mall. Opened in 1987, it is a very popular mall among the crowd of central Kuala Lumpur. Sunway Group acquired the mall and gave it a whole new look thereby renaming it the Sunway Putra Mall.
The Klang Parade Shopping Centre is one of the prominent places to shop in Klang. It has been since 1995 where the mall has been given a makeover recently.