It should not come as a surprise that Kuala Lumpur takes its retail therapy seriously with its wide array of shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur! Did you know, more than eight major malls can be found within the heart of the city itself? At the same time, the greater Klang Valley area, just 20 minutes away, is home to approximately 12 additional shopping centers (exciting, isn't it?!).
Talking about shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur, shoppers will find that the most popular malls in Kuala Lumpur are kept up-to-date with the most glamorous names in the fashion industry right from mid-range labels like H&M, Topshop and Forever 21, to the likes of Coach, Jimmy Choo, and Agent Provocateur. Another piece of good news is that shoppers can combine shopping with great onsite attractions, like bowling, archery, laser tag, and, in the case of Berjaya Times Square, even an indoor theme park (a win-win situation for all).
As a result, we at Kuala Lumpur Hospitality bring you the list of the 7 best shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur. Each of these malls has a collection of different stores, resulting in a different atmosphere at each place, making for a pretty diverse Kuala Lumpur (KL) shopping experience!
So read on-
Situated at the uber-trendy Bukit Bintang district's center in China town near pub street and is surrounded by big 5 stars hotels, Pavillion Kuala Lumpur Shopping Mall build on a sprawling 1.37 million square feet complex.
Pavillion Kuala Lumpur Shopping Mall comprises three major components – a retail mall, an office block, and two residential towers. Occupying prime real estate along Jalan Bukit Bintang, the mall was opened in September 2007 and is noteworthily considered as the city center's trendiest and most popular shopping development!
Some of the main highlights of Pavillion Kuala Lumpur Shopping Mall that it is vast, upscale indoor mall home to luxury & mainstream retailers & dozens of global eateries. Hence it should definitely be on your bucket list!
Address: 168, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fun Fact- Sunway Pyramid can be considered as one of the largest shopping centres in the country and the only one with an indoor ice skating rink.
One of the specialities of Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall is that it is build on a massive 1.7 million- sq. ft area, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall is an Egyptian-themed mall situated adjacent to Sunway Lagoon Theme Park in Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya with a mix of local and mass brands provide its visitors with the balance of budget along with luxury. Some of the brands represented at this distinctive retail landmark include Coach, Ms. Selfridge, Mango, and Timberland.
Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall showcases Egyptian design with a lion sculpture, Pharaoh statues and two domes, known as the Orange and blue Atrium both represent Sun God Ra and Great Nile river respectively form part of the building structure. The mall consists of several shopping precincts, which are Fashion Central, Oasis Boulevard, Asian Avenue and Marrakesh and comprises over 900 outlets, ranging from fashion, accessories, shoes, jewellery, timepieces, music, videos, gifts, souvenirs, leathers, books, pharmacies, electrical products, home furnishing, wellness to one-stop IT centre.
Address: Sunway Pyramid, No. 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Sunway City, 47500 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
The crescent-shaped Suria KLCC located at the base of the 88-storey, steel-clad Petronas Twin Towers (which rise to 451.9m) is more than just a shopping and dining venture with spectacular water fountain show and an array of luxury brands. Hence, Suria KLCC is definitely on the bucket list of all the tourists. Also the fact that it is so close to KLCC Park and the KL Convention Centre: and with a light rail transit (LRT) station set adjacent to the building, the Suria KLCC mall is easy to reach.
Opened up in the year May 1998, the retail and entertainment complex of Suria KLCC on the junction of Jalan Ampang and Jalan P. Ramlee houses a plethora of exciting attractions (a win-win situation for all).
Despite its modern design, Suria KLCC features little touches reminiscent of classic European malls, including plenty of greenery, white geometric-patterned marble floors, with exposed glass panels that let in natural light. Whilst some stores have high ceilings and huge arches along with impressive columns, others have low ceilings and no arches but plenty of their own stylish charm.
Address: 241, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sungei Wang Plaza has been around for more than two decades and can be considered as one of the oldest institutions in the Bukit Bintang area and is still attracting crowds of visitors!
Sungei Wang Plaza houses more than 500 retail outlets selling everything from food to clothes, with the topmost floor dedicated to fashion for youth from a variety of home-grown labels (you can thank us later, people!).
The homegrown labels such as charmz, concetto, J&Q, Mechadioz Omocha & Design are very popular among students and young girls or boys who are on budgets as they tend to provide trendy clothes, shoes, books, cosmetics at an affordable price (a win-win situation for all!).
Address: 009, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
With ten floors and more than around 700 retail outlets, Berjaya Times Square is a one-stop leisure destination for all ages in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Linked to a five-star hotel of the same brand name, Berjaya Times Square also comes with several food courts, an indoor theme park with an IMAX theatre, a cinema, a spa center, a games arcade, a karaoke lounge, a supermarket, a post office, a bank, an IT mall and hundreds of retail outlets offering everything from food to fashion (heaven on earth indeed!).
Did you know why Berjayya Times Square is the best choice for people?! At Berjaya Times Square shop like crazy! Berjayya Times Square is very good for soveniers, bags, jewellery. Tourist to shop and gifting things to people at a very economical price. Hence it is equally popular among tourists and locals people!
Address: 1 Jalan Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
With a name attached to a luxury hotel chain, it can only be considered apt that Shoppes at Four Seasons Place is decidedly upmarket. The mall has six storeys filled with retail and lifestyle stores and is known for housing the Robinsons flagship store.
Shoppes at Four Seasons Place is an elegant showcase spanning over six levels of retail, restaurants, a boutique grocer, and more. Shopaholic can immerse themselves in seamless accessibility with your every convenience within comfort's reach. You can take your time to explore our collection of carefully curated brands uniquely housed amidst wide spaces, marble halls, and comfortable lounge areas. Strategically located in the Golden Triangle of Kuala Lumpur, at Shoppes at Four Seasons Place, one can indulge in an idyllic experience!
Address: 145, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
KL Eco City Mall can be considered as the latest mall to grace the suburbs of Bangsar. Since it is nestled in a less commercialized corner opposite the more famous The Gardens Mall, you can expect to escape the main shopping crowd here!
Fun fact- Did you know KL Eco City Mall also happens to be located at an up-and-coming office and residential area, so it is no wonder it is primarily filled with coffee joints that fuel those who work at the surrounding office blocks!
Address: KL Eco City Mall, No.3, Jalan Bangsar, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia