There are more than 50 biggest grand shopping malls in India spread across 8 to 10 metropolitan cities. Every year a brand new swanky shopping mall is built in one of the major cities of the country.
People visit these malls for shopping and fun. Malls are indeed better than open bazaars in many respects. You can have a great time besides shopping. You can eat, catch a movie and shop at just one place.
The whole experience is enjoyable.
Therefore, real estate companies are building new malls in every city in the country. In this article, we are giving you a top 20 biggest malls in India.
List of Top 20 Biggest Malls in India 2018:
1. Lulu International Shopping Mall, Kochi
Lulu International Shopping Mall is India’s No 1 Mall, topping our list of the biggest malls and it is the oldest mall in the country. It is one of the most famous and well-established biggest shopping malls in India.
The Mall is built by one of the famous billionaires of India Mr M A Yusuf Ali, and it opened in the year 2013.
The mall has five floors and various multi-cuisine kitchens where 4000+ people can sit and eat at one time.
You can also exchange money and do banking in the mall.
Area: 2500,000 square feet
Key features: 215 retail outlets, 9 PVR multiplexes, 18 big restaurants and kiosks
Exclusive feature: Mall has the biggest party hall, an inbuilt amusement park, 5D cinema hall, etc.
Address: 34/1000, National Highway 47, Nethaji Nagar, Edappally, Kochi, Kerala (682024)- 04842727776
How to reach: The nearest station would be Ernakulam South and from Ernakulam, buses are available from Kalamessery or Aluva to enter the mall. The nearest Bus stop would be Edapally toll bus stop (walkable).
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2. DLF Mall of India, Noida
DLF Mall of India is second in our list because of its sheer size and one of the top shopping mall of India.
The mall started in 2016 by DLF Limited which has got seven floors.
Area: 2000,000 square feet
Key features: 350+ retail outlets, 7 PVR multiplexes, 75 big restaurants and 80 kiosks
Exclusive feature: Renowned for its clothing and accessories. About 100 fashion brands
Address: Sector 18, Noida, Uttar Pradesh (201301) -01206209971
How to reach: The nearest metro station would be Noida sector 18 from there rickshaws are available (6 mins by rickshaw).
3. Elante Mall, Chandigarh
Elante Mall is the third largest mall in the country in terms of leasing area. It is spread across with over four floors.
The mall was opened in the year 2013, and currently, it is owned by Nexus malls.
Area: 1150,000 square feet area
Key features: 218 retail and shopping outlets, 8 screened PVR multiplexes, and 50 big restaurants various sports bar.
Exclusive feature: Massive gaming arcade, a play zone, international brands, various departmental stores, biggest entertainment zone, food court, a supermarket and open spaces. Recently launched, Hotel Hyatt.
Address: Sarkari Vasahat Road, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad (380006) – 01725005000
How to reach: The nearest station is Chandigarh railway station (9 mins by rickshaw) and the nearest bus stop is Centra mall bus station.
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4. Phoenix Mall, Chennai
Phoenix Mills decided to open a new biggest mall in Chennai which beats the other Phoenix malls located in Mumbai (Kurla) and Pune in terms of their size.
It is considered as one of the top malls in Chennai, developed by Phoenix Mills and has got three floors.
The mall was opened in 2013.
Area: 1000,000 square feet.
Key features: 250 retail, 11 multiplexes, 30 large restaurants and many more.
Exclusive feature: Chennai’s first IMAX theatre, LUXE cinemas which has 11 screens, gaming zone and a wide range of quick dine-out restaurant.
Address: 142, Velachery Road, Indira Gandhi Nagar, Velachery, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (600042) -04466513007
How to reach: The nearest station is Velachery (4 mins by rickshaw) and nearest bus stop would be Gurunanak College / Rane Madras bus stop.
5. Viviana Mall, Thane
It is one of the best malls of 2018 which is opened recently in the year 2013 owned by Sheth Developers.
The mall has two floors, and each level has a wide area and the latest international shopping brands. It is the broadest and biggest malls in Thane.
Area: 10,00,000 square feet.
Key features: 250+ retail and departmental store, international brands, Cinepolis Multiplex with 14 screens.
Exclusive features: Rarely available international brands like Forever 21, Zara, etc. A wide range of multi-cuisine Restaurants.
Address: Eastern Express Highway, On Service Road, Next To Jupiter Hospital, Thane West, Thane, Maharashtra (400601)-02261701066
How to reach: The nearest railway station is Thane Railway Station (6 minutes by rickshaw), and the nearest bus stop is Jupiter hospital bus stop.
6. Mantri Square, Bangalore
Mantri Mall is sixth in our list of largest malls not because of its size but quality.
The Mall started in 2010 by Mantri developers and has over five floors in it.
Mantri Mall has got various services that you don’t find in other malls in India.
Area: 924,000 square feet
Key features: 250+ retail outlets, 10,000 International brands, 1 Inox multiplex, 39 big restaurants and kiosks
Exclusive feature: 7D cinema and Inox bowling.
Address: Sampige Rd, Malleshwaram West, Bengaluru, Karnataka (560003) -08030160000
How to reach: The nearest metro station would be Mantri Square station and the nearest bus stop would be a central bus stop, many bus facilities from Kempegowda bus stop are available to reach the central bus stop.
7. North Country Mall, Mohali (VR Punjab)
North Country Mall is one of the biggest malls in Punjab owned recently in 2017 by Virtuous Retail South Asia. The food court itself is over 36,000 square feet where 1400+ people can sit at one time.
It has over four floors. The mall is spread with a retail space of over 1.3 million square feet.
You can imagine how big the mall is.
Area: 914,760 square feet
Key features: 100+ retail and international stores, 30 multi-cuisine restaurants, four department stores and a nine multiplex
Exclusive features: 45,000 square feet open terrace banquet hall and Skylight social hub, Restaurants like Punjabi Tadka and many more.
Address: NH-21, Chandigarh Kharar Road Sector 118, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar
160055 Mohali- 1726703300
How to reach: The nearest station is Sahibzada Asngr (15 minutes away from rickshaw) and the nearest bus stop is Sector 43 Bus Stand.
8. Z Square Shopping Mall, Kanpur
Z Square Shopping Mall is the 7th largest mall in India. The Mall has got over five floors.
The mall started functioning in the year 2010 by ZAZ group. It has all the facilities which a mall should ideally provide
Area: 900,000 square feet
Key features: 130 retail outlets, a multiplex with many screens, and many big restaurants, huge basement parking spaces.
Exclusive feature: Variety of Shopping brands and Food restaurants. The place meant for shopaholics.
Address: 16/113, Mall Road, Bada Chauraha, Downtown, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh (208001)- 05122374444
How to reach: The nearest station is Kanpur Central Station (12 mins by rickshaw).
9. Lotus Mall, Mangalore
The 9th in the biggest mall list is Lotus Mall in Mangalore, which is one of the famous malls in India because of its unique architecture.
It has over four floors and owned by Lotus Shopping Centre Pvt. Ltd.
Area: 900,000 square feet.
Key features: 100+ retail stores, departmental store, one auditorium and one multiplex with eight screens.
Exclusive features: A three-star business hotel to facilitate the business needs. Modern amenities, the various genre of Udipi Restaurants and regular dine outs.
Address: 2nd Floor, Yenepoya Mall, Kadri, Mangaluru, Karnataka (575003) – 0464721962
How to reach: The nearest railway station is Mangalore Railway Station (10 minutes by rickshaw), and the nearest bus stop is Kulashekara company bus stop.
10. The Great India Place Shopping Mall, Noida
The Great India Place Shopping Mall popularly known as G.I.P. opened in 2007 and owned by the Appughar Group.
It is the oldest and biggest mall which has a wide range of collection, all your needs at one destination!
The entire mall has got three floors.
Area: 850,000 lakhs square feet
Key features: 230 retail and international brands, big Cinema multiplexes with six screens, eight anchor stores, and many big restaurants.
Exclusive feature: Amusement park “World of Wonder” (W.O.W.), Outlets like Decathlon, Kidzania, known for its entertainment sector.
Address: Plot No A-2, Sector 38-A, Noida, Uttar Pradesh (201301) – 0120 465 0300
How to reach: The nearest metro station is Wave Noida Sector 18 (6 mins by rickshaw).
11. Select Citywalk, New Delhi
Select Citywalk is one of the tallest malls in the country. It was opened in 2007 developed by a joint venture Select groups and Aarone groups.
The mall has got with three floors with the broadest range of amenities.
The best thing about the Select Citywalk is the outdoor open plaza spread across 10,000 square feet.
Area: 850,000square feet
Key features: 180+ retail, PVR multiplexes with six screens, many big restaurants.
Exclusive feature: Multi-cuisine Restaurants, an open plaza known for its serene ambiance and used for art festivals, fairs, exhibitions, magic shows, live performances and various pubs.
Address: A-3, Saket District Centre, District Centre, Sector 6, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi (110017)- 01142114200
How to reach: The nearest metro station is Saket Metro station (4 mins by rickshaw)
12. Phoenix Market City, Mumbai
Phoenix Market city of Mumbai is the oldest and famous mall chain of Phoenix Mills. This big mall started functioning in the year 2010.
The shopping experience that you get at Phoenix Mall is too good to be true. Tourists from all over the world come to see this particular mall in India.
Area: 800,000 square feet
Key features: 600 retail and international outlets, 14 multiplexes, 70 big restaurants and kiosks
Exclusive feature: Mumbai’s largest snow park, Snow World to check out. Restaurants like Rainforest is well-known for its aura.
Address: Lal Bahadur Shastri Road, Kurla West, Kamani, Mumbai, Maharashtra (400070) – 02261801022
How to reach: The nearest railway station would be Vidyavihar (5 mins by rickshaw) or Ghatkopar (10 minutes by rickshaw) by fast train. At the station, share rickshaw is also available at your ease. If you plan to commute by bus, the nearest Bus stop would be Kamani.
13. Phoenix Mall, Pune
Like Phoenix Market city Mumbai, this mall is also developed by Phoenix Mills Limited and started in 2013.
This biggest mall has got four floors with many shopping outlets to explore.
Area: 800,000 square feet
Key features: 250+ retail outlets, 100 clothing brands, 9 PVR multiplex, 50 large restaurants and kiosks, huge parking spaces and many departmental stores.
Exclusive feature: Gaming Arcade, Live on-stage performances by renowned artists, guest rooms, Night-clubs and pubs like Sky lounges, Social Viman Nagar, etc.
Address: 1st Phoenix Market City, F4, Viman Nagar Rd, Pune, Maharashtra (411014) – 02065005000
How to reach: The nearest station would be Pune station (10 mins by rickshaw) and the nearest bus stop would be Viman Nagar corner.
14. DB City Mall, Bhopal
DB city mall is located in Bhopal, and it is the biggest mall in the city opened in the year 2012, and it has three floors.
Surprisingly the DB City Mall is owned by the Dainik Bhaskar Group.
You can shop, eat and watch movies.
Area: 800,000 square feet
Key features: 135 retail outlets and departmental stores, renowned fashion brands and international brands, 6 Inox multiplexes, many big restaurants.
Exclusive feature: Variety of Delicacies, Huge Food court, Amoeba gaming Zone, Restaurants like Courtyard by Marriot and other facilities like Florists, Laundry and ATM facilities, etc.
Address: Maharana Pratap Nagar, Arera Hills, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (462011) – 07556644999.
How to reach: The nearest station would Bhopal railway station (7 mins by rickshaw) and nearest bus stop would be Maharana Pratap Chowk.
15. Alpha One Shopping Mall (Ahmedabad One)
Alpha One mall was launched in the year 2011 owned by Blackstone real estate. It is considered one of the biggest malls of Gujarat. The Mall has got three floors.
Alpha One Shopping Mall is a mixed mall which has got everything in it.
For shopping Alpha One has a mainly Indian brand available. Food available is mostly vegetarian as it located in one of the prime cities of Gujarat.
Area: 706,000 square feet
Key features: 210 retail outlets, 6-screen Cinepolis multiplexes, and many restaurants various sports bar.
Exclusive feature: A 5-star Hotel, Ista Hotels, great variety of fast food and quick bite kiosks.
Address: Plot No. 178, Industrial Area Phase 1, MW Area, Chandigarh (160002) – 07940193672
How to reach: The nearest station is Ahmedabad Junction (12 mins by rickshaw)
16. R-city Mall, Mumbai
R City Mall is ranked 16th on our list and one of the most famous malls of India. The mall started in 2009 and developed by Runwal Group.
It has over four floors, and it is mostly known for its biggest entertainment section.
Area: 657,000 square feet
Key features: 350+ retail and Shopping stores, ten entertainment areas, Multiplex with nine screens.
Exclusive features: Entertaining places like click art museum, Places with various games Escapology, laser tag event -What the fun, Horrorshow 9D and variety of Restaurants
Address: Lal Bahadur Shastri Road, Amrut Nagar, Ghatkopar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra (400086) – 02267755833
How to reach: The nearest railway station is Vikhroli (2 minutes by rickshaw) or Ghatkopar by fast train (7 mins by rickshaw) and the nearest bus stop is Dargah or Meenatai Tharkre Maidan.
17. High Street Phoenix, Mumbai
High street Phoenix is considered to be one of the classiest malls in Mumbai and one of the top malls of India, situated in Lower Parel. It started in 1996 by Phoenix Mills Pvt. Ltd.
The mall is divided into three parts: – Palladium, SkyZone and Grand Galleria of each section of three floors.
This biggest mall houses every need of an individual, from a simple saree girl to a trendy fashionista!
Area: 650,000 square feet
Key features: 500+ retail and departmental store, international brands, PVR Multiplex with seven screens.
Exclusive features: Hosts five-star hotels, biggest 20 Lane Bowling alley, popular Retro-bars like Rainforest, Bombay Blues, etc., Festival Square-a open space especially for Live performances and shows and various other events, Open area Kiosks, handicrafts, stylish in-house accessories.
Address: 462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Mumbai, Maharashtra (400013) – 02243339994
How to reach: The nearest railway station is Lower Parel Railway Station via western line and Currey road station via central (6 minutes by rickshaw) and the nearest bus stop is Jupiter hospital bus stop. The nearest bus stop is Phoenix Mill.
18. South City Mall, Kolkata
Third last biggest Mall in our list is South City Mall located in Kolkata. The mall has got with five floors.
The mall was opened in 2008 owned by South City Projects Ltd.
Area: 650,000 square feet
Key features: 150 retail stores and branded stores, Inox Multiplex with six screens (recliner seats),
Exclusive features: Considered to be one of the spacious malls, it houses a food court called Food Talk, wide range of food kiosks. Restaurants like Mainland China., Kookie Jar, The Cream and Fudge Factory, Candy Treat, The Cookie Man, Coffee World, Spencer’s Bakery
Address: 375, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata, West Bengal (700068) – 03340072181
How to reach: The nearest station is Jadavpur Railway Station and also nearest metro station stops is Rabindra Sarobar Metro Station. The nearest bus stop is New Town Bus Stand (7mins)
19. Inorbit Mall, Hyderabad
In Orbit Mall is located in Hyderabad owned by K Raheja Corporation. It is the best shopping mall in terms of leisure and lifestyle.
It has got five floors which have many things to explore, and people can shop before they drop!
Area: 600,000 square feet.
Key features: 100 retail stores, A PVR multiplexes with many screens, and departmental store and restaurants, open terrace sitting with a fantastic view of the Durgam Cheru Lake
Exclusive feature: Play sports and gaming arcades, various events and performances. Everything at one stop. Biryani outlets like Village the source of India, Chutneys and Fusion 9, Smaash, one of the biggest gaming zone.
Address: S No. 64, APIIC Software Layout, Inorbit Mall Road, Mindspace, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana (500081) – 04044880000
How to reach: The nearest station is Hitech City Mmts Station (7 mins from rickshaw)
20. Inorbit Mall, Mumbai
The last one to feature in the list of biggest malls in India is Inorbit Mall Malad. It is one of the oldest malls in Mumbai and is considered to have the largest number of anchor stores.
It started in 2004 and owned by K. Raheja Corporation and Evo Enterprises. It consists of 3 floors.
Area: 545,000 square feet
Key features: 250+ retail and departmental store, international brands like Sephora, MAC and many more INOX Multiplex with multiple screens.
Exclusive features: Various types of events like boxing bouts, cooking classes, self-defense workshops and free music concerts, giant screens in food courts for the rapid involvement of people during IPL, FIFA, etc. , Mall Walk provision in the morning and many more.
Address: Link Rd, Malad West, Mumbai, Maharashtra (400064) – 02266777999
How to reach: The nearest railway station is Goregaon Railway station (7 minutes by rickshaw) and Malad railway station (10 minutes from rickshaw) and the nearest bus stop is Inorbit mall.