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8 Shopping Spots In KL & Selangor Every Shopaholic Should Visit (Including Two New Malls!)

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Ili  •  Aug 19, 2021

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There are many reasons why Kuala Lumpur is often referred as a shopping paradise in Malaysia. Surrounded by bustling shopping malls and lively street markets, there's always something to see and buy in the capital city of Malaysia. We've rounded up a list of amazing shopping malls - including two new ones - that'll make the shopaholic in you very happy ? P.S. Planning a staycation in KL? Here are 10 hotels connected to the city's top shopping malls.

Best shopping malls in KL & Selangor

1. Pavilion Bukit Jalil

Credit: @pavilionbukitjalil.mall on Instagram Located in Bukit Jalil, get ready to see Pavilion Bukit Jalilthat's set to open sometime later this year! This 1.8 million square feet of retail space has plenty of exciting things in store for visitors including a variety of food and beverage options along with entertainment facilities such as an ice skating rink and a karaoke centre. There will even be a Dadi Cinema - China's second largest cinema chain, that's perfect for all movie goers.

2. Mitsui Shopping Park Lalaport

Credit: Bukit Bintang City Centre on Facebook
If you're excited to see a new landmark in the city, the first  Mitsui Shopping Park Lalaport  in Southeast Asia is set to open in Kuala Lumpur in 2021! Occupying a large site where Pudu Prison was once located, the project is a joint venture between Mitsui Fudosan (the same company that developed Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang) and Bukit Bintang City Centre.

3. The LINC KL

Credit: @kengishima on Instagram Situated on Jalan Tun Razak, bring your wallets to the nature-inspired shopping mall - The LINC KL. This shopping destination combines all the wonders of retail rush and greenery in Kuala Lumpur's last green space.

4. 1Utama

Credit: @1utama on Instagram 1Utama is a popular shopping mall located in Bandar Utama, Selangor. With 5 million square feet of shopping, it is the largest mall in Malaysia! People often get lost in this mall so a good tip before venturing into the mall is downloading their map while you browse through the endless number of stores and restaurants.

5. Sunway Pyramid

Credit: Sunway Pyramid on Facebook
 Sunway Pyramid is the retail heart of Sunway City and packs a punch in terms of shopping and F&B offerings. With over 1,000 stores available, it’s a shopaholic's haven. It also offers a bunch of family-friendly activities including a bowling alley, an ice-skating rink, an archery range, and a laser-tag centre. 

6. Mid Valley Megamall

Credit: @delelee_123 on Instagram Mid-Valley Megamall has built a reputation for being one of the biggest malls in Malaysia. And with the opening of the adjacent luxury retail outlet The Gardens Mall (read more below), it fully became a shopping paradise. Since then, the Mid Valley City has developed into a full-fledged mixed development with connecting offices, residential towers, and hotels, one of them being The Gardens Hotel!

7. The Gardens Mall

Credit: @shentilloganathan on Instagram The Gardens Mall is a six-level shopping mall that's chock-full of stores leaning towards upscale and luxury brands, as well as two department stores (Isetan and Robinsons). From The Gardens Mall, you’ll be able to stroll over to the adjoining Mid Valley Megamall (viaground-level cross-walk by the Boulevard Entrance or the two link bridges located on the 1st and 2nd floors. This huge shopping centre will surely be more than adequate to fill your getaway with plenty to browse, shop and dine!

8. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

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 Not to be confused with the up and coming Pavilion Bukit Jalil, this Pavilion mall is located in Bukit Bintang, a 6-minute car ride from KLCC. This popular shopping mall has over 550 retail outlets and restaurants ranging from high street brands to luxury boutiques that will satisfy any shopping cravings you have. #HHWTTip: If you’re a fan of the massively popular dUCK brand (with its range of scarves, cosmetics and stationary), check out its brick-and-mortar store (the first it ever opened) located at Level 6! So there you have it - 8 awesome shopping malls where you can dine, shop and play at to your heart's content ?