Some of the best places to go shopping in Kuala Lumpur are modern malls. It should come as no surprise that the Malaysian capital takes retail therapy seriously. Each shopping mall has a collection of different stores, which resulting in a different atmosphere at each shopping mall and making for a pretty diverse shopping experience.
Mid Valley Megamall
Mid Valley Megamall is one of the largest shopping malls in Southeast Asia. Mid Valley Megamall is a home to over 430 stores spread across its 5 floors. The anchor tenants at this megamall are include Harvey Norman, Golden Screen Cinemas and Metrojaya.
Mid Valley Megamall also has a convention centre, a bowling centre on the 5th floor and an 18-screen Golden Screen Cinema. Other than that, there’s a spacious MPH bookstore outlet which is one of the largest in the city. Mid Valley Megamall is situated beside the Kuala Lumpur Komuter Mid Valley station, where it’s fairly easy to get to the shopping centre.
1 Utama Shopping Centre
The 1 Utama Shopping Centre which fondly known as 1U to locals in Malaysia is one of the best places to go shopping in Kuala Lumpur. The 1 Utama Shopping Centre are housing over 700 stores along with a smorgasbord of eateries and entertainment outlets, it’s one of the Malaysia’s largest shopping malls.
The 1 Utama Shopping Centre has a rooftop garden and cinema for those who need a break from shopping. All visitors or shoppers can find the 1 Utama Shopping Centre massive complex in Bandar Utama, a small suburb just off the Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong.
Starhill Gallery Kuala Lumpur
Starhill Gallery or The Starhill Mall is a luxury shopping mall with 7 floors of high-end brands from all over the world. Starhill Gallery is directly connected to the 5-star JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur and just across the road from Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.
The Feast and Relish floors feature a myriad of fine-dining options, while the Indulge and Adorn floors showcase a variety of designer labels. At the Starhill Gallery, shoppers are expecting to find famous brands like Rolex, Tom Ford and ZEITWINKEL.
The crescent-shaped Suria KLCC is more than just a shopping and dining complex in Kuala Lumpur. The Mall was opened in 1999, Suria KLCC were located at the base of the 88-storey, steel-clad Petronas Twin Towers. The shopping mall has a plethora of famous and luxurious brands covering lifestyle, sports, fashion and homeware. At the Suria KLCC Mall have onsite entertainment options such as a cinema, Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS, the Petrosains Discovery Centre and KLCC Park.
Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is a sprawling 150,000-square metre shopping complex at the centre of the uber-trendy Bukit Bintang district. It consists of 2 retail malls, an office block and 2 residential towers. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur is noteworthy as one of the city centre’s trendiest shopping malls. Every shopper can find various international brands such as Louis Vuitton, Adidas, Topshop and Coach. At Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, there’s also a supermarket and an onsite cinema. Plus, the mall has dozens of restaurants and cafes within the 7-storey mall.
Berjaya Times Square
Berjaya Times Square is a prominent shopping and leisure destination for all ages. Berjaya Times Square comprises 10 floors and over 700 retail outlets. In the Berjaya Times Square have various food courts, a cinema, a games arcade, and an indoor theme park. Berjaya Times Square is linked to a 5-star hotel of the same brand name. Berjaya Times Square is within a short walk of several shopping malls including Low Yat, Lot 10 and Sungei Wang.