Malls in Chennai:
Chennai is the shopping hub and a favourite tourist destination of India. Chennai formerly known as Madras has an awesome weather, near to the Bay of Bengal and has traditional temples and historical museums scattered throughout the city. But apart from tourist places there are lot of shopping destinations too in the city. The malls houses lots of stores with shops catering to different needs, different brands , amazing food delicacies, gaming zones and a lot more.
Here we list out the top malls which should be on your list to visit when you are going to Chennai. This will surely be like a heaven for the shopaholics.
- Phoenix Market City
Top on our list of favourite shopping malls in Chennai is the Phoenix Market City. Phoenix has huge malls across several metropolitan cities of India and the one in Chennai is also huge and glamorous. Situated on Velachery Main Road this mall is reported as the biggest mall in Chennai. With numerous brands , amazing food court and high tech gaming zone you can surely spend your day over here and get exhausted with amazing deals that the shops have to offer.
The three storey mall houses several top national and international brands like Lifestyle, Valentine, Pantaloons, Globus, Manchester United, Steve Madden, Adidas, Aldo, Allensolly , Access , Reliance Digital Croma , Poorvika and many more. Do not worry if you get hungry while shopping , the food court has amazing options too. The mall has several counters set up by KFC, Domino’s pizza, Burger King, Dunkin donuts, Hard Rock Cafe, cafe coffee day, noodle bar, Rajdhani, Punjab Grill, Starbucks, spaghetti kitchen, habanero, California pizza kitchen, Arabian Hut, Kailash Parbat, Moti Mahal Express, China Wall, Fruit Punch, Kwality walls, Nala’s Aappakadai, Nando’s and Wow Momo. Apart from this there is a 11 screen multiplex and a gaming zone named Iplay in the Pheonix mall Chennai.
- Express Avenue:
Another entertainment and shopping destination in the heart of Chennai is the Express Avenue mall. It is located in Royapetta Chennai and has huge parking space, clean and beautiful ambience, PIX 5D Movies, Kids Play Zone, and Gaming Zone and long list of stores that attracts visitors of all age groups. With around 200 + stores with loads of varities in Footwear, Automobiles, Fitness, Handicrafts, Saloon & Spa, Watches, Health & Beauty, Kids & Mother Care, and much more, you will surely find your choice in this mall.
Another major attraction is the 8 screen multiplex which is a favorite destination for all the movie lovers. So if you want to shop till you drop then do visit this clean and neat , huge mall with superb security and staff.
- Spencer Plaza:
Spencer Plaza located in Anna Salai of Chennai is considered as one of the oldest Malls in India. It is a huge building of 8 floors and cores an area of about 99000 sq mt floor area. This mall still has the traditional looks and old shops where you can bargain for products and get old craft items at reasonable prices. For those who are looking for big brands, the mall houses brands like Levi’s, Citibank, Timex Watch, HSBC, Bata, Titan, Nike, Pantaloons, American Express, Van Heusen, and more. So if you are looking to get taste of the amazing chaat sold near Sathyam cinemas , or get traditional south indian products at value for money price then this is the perfect destination for you.
- Chennai Citi Centre:
After the oldest mall in Chennai here comes the most expensive mall in Chennai. Located at Mylapore in Chennai , this mall which was inaugrated in 2006 is considered as one of the most expensive malls in India. This mall has 5 storeys and a floor area of 10925 sq mt. It can accomodate upto 500 cars in its parking space. It is a huge mall with luxury brands like Arabian Hut, Combo Express, Bread House, Planet Fashion, KFC, Dude Thamiza, and more.
The grand entrance with palace like look gives an amazing feel to its visitors. Marina beach is near to the mall so it attracts huge number of tourist people. Although having traditional palace like look this mall houses high end stores and Inox theatre. Worth a visit in Chennai.
- Abirami Mega Mall:
Abirami mega mall is located in Purasawalkam, Chennai and it is famous for the 4 theatres that are located in this mall. Abirami 7 Star Theatre, Swarna Sakthi Abirami, Shree Annai Abirami, and Robot Bala Abirami are the four theatres in this mall. Apart from this the mall also has numerous outlets, food corners and gaming area. However the mall is popular for food and movies rather than shopping.
- The Forum Vijaya Mall:
Located in Vadapalani, Chennai this mall is amongst the top rated malls in Chennai. Although it is a relatively new mall in Chennai , it has attracted visitors because of its location , wide range of outlets , amazing food area and theatre. Overall a good place to hang out with family and friends and can easily spend half a day or more if you are watching a movie there.