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Top 10 Largest Malls In The Philippines

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A List of the Top 10 Largest Malls in the Philippines

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1SM City North EDSALuzonQuezon CitySM Prime Holdings1985497,213 ㎡1000+VIEW
2SM MegamallLuzonMandaluyong CitySM Prime Holdings1991474,225 ㎡900+VIEW
3SM Seaside City CebuCebuCebu CitySM Prime Holdings2015470,971 ㎡700+VIEW
4SM Mall of AsiaLuzonPasay CitySM Prime Holdings2006432,891 ㎡600+VIEW
5Festival AlabangLuzonMuntinlupa CityFilinvest Alabang, Inc1998400,000 ㎡1300+VIEW
6SM City FairviewLuzonQuezon CitySM Prime Holdings1997282,681 ㎡600+VIEW
7SM City CebuCebuCebu CitySM Prime Holdings1993268,611 ㎡500+VIEW
8GreenbeltLuzonMakati CityAyala Land1991250,000 ㎡300+VIEW
9GloriettaLuzonMakati CityAyala Land1991250,000 ㎡400+VIEW
10Ayala Center CebuCebuCebu CityAyala Land1994245,000 ㎡600+VIEW

Details about each of the 10 largest malls in the Philippines

01 | SM City North EDSA, Quezon City

SM City North EDSA

Caption:  SM City North EDSA | Image Source

SM City North EDSA opened in 1985, months before the EDSA Revolution which is a challenging period in the political history of the Philippines. Nevertheless, it has become the largest shopping mall in the Philippines and the eighth largest in the world, presently.

Originally has a floor area of 120,000 square meters, the country’s first SM Supermall went through several expansions and renovations to add more parking space, retail space, office & services space, restaurants, and entertainment venues such as movie houses, bowling alley, and game arcade. Aside from the City Center which is the main building, the mall complex consists of buildings and towers namely Interior Zone, The Annex, The Block, The Sky Garden, The Northlink, and The North Towers – all are interconnected by footbridges.

NAME:
SM City North EDSA
LOCATION:
Quezon City
OWNER:
SM Prime Holdings
YEAR:
1985
SIZE:
497,213 ㎡
SHOPS:
1000+
ADDRESS:
North Avenue corner EDSA
Quezon City, 1100 Metro Manila
PHONE:
(02) 8929-6686 to 89
WEBSITE:
HOURS:
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
MAP:

02 | SM Megamall, Mandaluyong

 SM Megamall

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For 17 years, SM Megamall held the title as the largest mall in the country until it was surpassed by SM City North EDSA. The mall has two main buildings and three additional buildings namely Mega Atrium, Building C, and Mega Fashion Hall. In 1992, the mall opened the country’s first-ever skating rink but was removed in 2009 only to be rebuilt in 2014 into an Olympic-sized ice skating rink.

The mall houses a passport office of the Department of Foreign Affairs, an IMAX Digital theater, and several global brands. It has a capacity of four million people and 4,200 vehicles.

NAME:
SM Megamall
LOCATION:
Mandaluyong
OWNER:
SM Prime Holdings
YEAR:
1991
SIZE:
474,225 ㎡
SHOPS:
900+
ADDRESS:
EDSA corner Doña Julia Vargas Avenue
Ortigas Center, Wack-Wack Greenhills
Mandaluyong, Philippines
PHONE:
(02) 8633-5042 to 46 | (02) 8633-1769
WEBSITE:
HOURS:
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
MAP:

03 | SM Seaside City Cebu

SM Seaside City Cebu

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SM Seaside City Cebu is the third largest shopping mall in the Philippines and tenth in the world. It is a circular-shaped structure overlooking the sea. The mall which opened in 2015 boasts of a Centerstage theater, a Large Screen format cinema and two Director’s Club cinemas in addition to four regular cinemas. Patrons will also enjoy the 18-lane SM Bowling and Amusement Center as well as the Olympic-sized ice skating rink.

The mall is continuously upgraded and will soon open the SMX Convention Center Cebu and Seaside Tower which has a viewing deck providing everyone a 360-degree view of Cebu City.

NAME:
SM Seaside City Cebu
LOCATION:
Cebu City
OWNER:
SM Prime Holdings
YEAR:
2015
SIZE:
470,971 ㎡
SHOPS:
700+
ADDRESS:
South Road Properties, Cebu City
PHONE:
(032) 340-8756 | (032) 340-8761 | (032) 340-8735
WEBSITE:
HOURS:
Sunday to Thursday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday to Saturday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
MAP:

04 | SM Mall of Asia

SM Mall of Asia

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SM Mall of Asia was the largest shopping mall in the Philippines when it opened in 2006 but was surpassed by SM City North EDSA after its renovation in 2008. The mall is currently the fourth largest in the country and 14th in the world.

What makes this mall unique is its two-story entertainment complex, most of which is open-air facing Manila Bay. It also houses the first-ever IMAX Theater in the country, the San Miguel Coca-Cola IMAX Theater which happens to be one of the world’s biggest IMAX screens.

NAME:
SM Mall of Asia
LOCATION:
Bay City, Pasay
OWNER:
SM Prime Holdings
YEAR:
2006
SIZE:
432,891 ㎡
SHOPS:
600+
ADDRESS:
Seaside Boulevard, Pasay City
PHONE:
(02) 8556-0680
WEBSITE:
HOURS:
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
MAP:

05 | Festival Alabang

Festival Alabang

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Formerly known as Festival Supermall, this premier shopping mall in the south is the fifth largest shopping mall in the country. People will love its two indoor amusement parks, X-Site, Pixie Forest, and eight cinemas.

An expansion in 2014 gave way to the construction of the River Park and opened an expansion wing called the Water Garden in 2017.

NAME:
Festival Alabang
LOCATION:
Alabang, Muntinlupa
OWNER:
Filinvest Alabang, Inc
YEAR:
1998
SIZE:
400,000 ㎡
SHOPS:
1300+
ADDRESS:
Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City
PHONE:
(02)850-3514
WEBSITE:
HOURS:
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
MAP:

06 | SM City Fairview

SM City Fairview

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The SM City Fairview is the sixth largest mall in the country and is part of SM mall triplets, the company’s concept of building three shopping malls with the same design in three different areas. The two other malls having the same facade and interior with SM City Fairview are SM Bacoor and SM City Iloilo.

SM City Fairview houses 12 cinemas that can accommodate more than 8,000 people and will soon open the Director’s Club and Mega Screen Cinema. The mall also boasts of its 20-lane bowling center and more than 600 shops and restaurants for everyone’s entertainment and shopping convenience.

NAME:
SM City Fairview
LOCATION:
Fairview, Quezon City
OWNER:
SM Prime Holdings
YEAR:
1997
SIZE:
282,681 ㎡
ADDRESS:
Quirino Highway corner Regalado Avenue, Novaliches, Quezon City
PHONE:
(02) 8935-1729 | (02) 8936-8388
WEBSITE:
HOURS:
Sunday to Thursday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday to Saturday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
MAP:

07 | SM City Cebu

SM City Cebu

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The last SM mall to make it to the list of the largest malls in the Philippines is SM City Cebu. This seventh largest mall in the Philippines is SM Prime Holdings’ first shopping mall outside Metro Manila.

Attracting more than 100,000 people every day, the mall is a seven-level complex that houses eight cinemas, a fully-computerized bowling center, an amusement center, and a trade hall.

NAME:
SM City Cebu
LOCATION:
Cebu City
OWNER:
SM Prime Holdings
YEAR:
1993
SIZE:
268,611 ㎡
SHOPS:
500+
ADDRESS:
Juan Luna Ave. cor. Cabahug and Kaoshiung Streets, North Reclamation Area, Cebu Port Center, Mabolo, Cebu City
PHONE:
+63 (32) 231-0557
WEBSITE:
HOURS:
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
MAP:

08 | Greenbelt

Greenbelt

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For global designer brands, Greenbelt is the place to be. This eighth largest shopping mall in the country is comprised of five buildings, each having its own style and features. Aside from high-end retail shops, the mall houses more than 300 stalls comprising of restaurants, services, leisure, and entertainment.

A chapel at the heart of the complex holds masses every day.

NAME:
Greenbelt
LOCATION:
San Lorenzo, Makati
OWNER:
Ayala Land
YEAR:
1991
SIZE:
250,000 ㎡
SHOPS:
300+
ADDRESS:
Ayala Center, San Lorenzo, Makati
PHONE:
WEBSITE:
HOURS:
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
MAP:

09 | Glorietta

Glorietta

Caption:  Glorietta | Image Source

Not too far away from Greenbelt lies Glorietta, another mall owned by Ayala Land. Just like its sister mall, Glorietta is divided into five sections named Glorietta 1 – 5. The complex houses more than 400 shops comprising local and international brands, restaurants, cinemas, and entertainment. A hotel, BPO offices, and condos also stand within the complex.

NAME:
Glorietta
LOCATION:
Makati, Metro Manila
OWNER:
Ayala Land
YEAR:
1991
SIZE:
250,000 ㎡
SHOPS:
400+
ADDRESS:
Ayala Center, Makati, Metro Manila
PHONE:
WEBSITE:
HOURS:
Sunday to Thursday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday to Saturday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
MAP:

10 | Ayala Center Cebu

Ayala Center Cebu

Caption:  Ayala Center Cebu | Image Source

The beautifully-landscaped Ayala Center Cebu is number 10 among the biggest malls in the Philippines with a total retail area of 245,000 square miles. The mall lies in the heart of Cebu Business Park Complex and accommodates approximately 100,000 people every day. Ayala Center Cebu has everything you need – shopping, dining, and entertainment. 

NAME:
Ayala Center Cebu
LOCATION:
Cebu City
OWNER:
Ayala Land
YEAR:
1994
SIZE:
245,000 ㎡
SHOPS:
600+
ADDRESS:
Cebu Business Park, Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Cebu City
PHONE:
WEBSITE:
HOURS:
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
MAP:

It’s also important to note that SM Megamall, SM City North EDSA, and Mall of Asia are included in the top 10 largest malls in the world!

READ MORE:  A Complete List of Malls in the Philippines

About the Author

Patrick

Patrick is an entrepreneur, digital nomad, explorer, and photographer. Patrick is always in search of fun and adventure. He is well travelled throughout the world, and although location independent, his home base is Phoenix, Arizona in the USA. Patrick loves island lifestyle which is no wonder why he is so interested in spending time in the Philippines with it’s over 7,000 islands. Patrick created this site to share his knowledge of and experiences in the Philippines with Filipinos as well as other foreigners.

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