By: Thomas Teo
Many people love to visit Malaysia and shop for gifts. Most of the main shopping centre is located in Kuala Lumpur area. Which shopping mall should you go? Below are the 6 shopping destination in Malaysia especially in Kuala Lumpur.
Located in the central of Bukit Bintang area, Pavilion KL has more than 450 stores in this 7 levels building.
Here you can see many luxury and local brands stores, restaurants, food court, Golden Screen Cinema. In the middle of the mall, there is a central meeting point. The spaces are used for presentations and events like exhibition, new product release events.
During festival celebration, you can enjoy the amazing decoration around the mall. For example, the main entrance is decorated with a huge Christmas tree with giant reindeer sitting around. Many visitors came here to take photos and enjoy the show prepared in the mall.
Plaza Low Yat
Low Yat Plaza is commonly known as LYP or Low Yat is a 12-storey shopping mall specializes in electronics and IT products. It is located opposite of Berjaya Times Square shopping Mall. In the mall, there are many brand’s specialized store available here, such as Toshiba, Nokia, Celcom, Sony, Digi, Microsoft, Dell, Maxis, Fotokem, HTC, Samsung, Nikon, Acer and Lenovo.
If you have problem on your gadget, there is many professional staff are here to help you to fix the problem. Some stores provide assembling computer parts, install computer software and fix mobile phones and cameras with reasonable charge.
Suria KLCC Shopping Mall & Avenue K
Sit in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle, Suria KLCC is a place with good services and fulfill the needs of shopper, from fashion, entertainment, arts & culture to local delicacies and international gourmets. Suria KLCC is surrounded by hotels, office buildings, a scenic park and dancing fountains, promising hours of leisurely pleasure. Most of the luxury brands outlet can be found here.
Avenue K is known as food heaven in Kuala Lumpur. There is over 38 dining option available there, such as Sushi Zanmai, Fat Boy’s Burger Bar, Grappa, Swensen’s, Tokyo Pastry, Johnny Rockets, and more. If you are a coffee lover, you can enjoy a cup of wonderful coffee at Urbean, Espressolab, Starbucks, The Library Coffee Bar, and more. If you love foreign food, you can also found in the mall.
Berjaya Times Square
If you are youngster, you definitely can’t miss out Berjaya Times Square, a place where youngster hangs around on weekend. One of the special corners in Berjaya Times Square is Tiny Taipei. The decoration of the section is full of Taiwan’s night markets atmosphere. Malaysias first motion sensor Grand Musical Stairs is also one of the unique area in Berjaya Times Square. The landing area of the Musical Stairs is designed with liquid panels that produce ripples with every footstep. Children can have their happy moment at Malaysia’s largest indoor theme park on 5th floor and 7th floor with fun equipment.
In year 1997, Sunway Pyramid was officially opened to public. It is Malaysia’s first themed shopping and entertainment mall. The Egyptian-inspired Pyramid architecture design is eye catchy and easily found. Sunway Pyramid has 4 levels with 4 different precincts – Fashion Central, Oasis Boulevard, Asian Avenue and Marrakesh for all ages shopper. You will find variety in fashion, accessories, shoes, jewellery, timepieces, music, videos, gifts, souvenirs, leathers, books, pharmacies, electrical products, home furnishing, wellness and a one-stop IT centre. Although Malaysia do not have winter, but you can still experience ice skating in the ice rink located inside Sunway Pyramid Mall.
Mid Valley & The Gardens
Unlike Suria KLCC or Pavilion KL, Mid Valley Megamall has a big range from fashion and lifestyle stores to home furnishings, cosmetic and healthcare. After tiring shopping, you can have some nice food here. The food available here is suitable for anytime, from breakfast to dinner, from fast food to fine dining. Mid Valley Megamll is definitely the recommended shopping destination in Malaysia.
Another mall connecting with Mid Valley Megamall is The Garden Mall, a 6-level shopping heaven with more than 200 outlets of top fashion brands such as Louis Vuitton, Versace Collection, Hermès and Burberry. There are also two famous department stores in the mall: Robinsons and Isetan at each side of the end.