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"Malls in Manila" Shopping - Shopping Malls Tip by audomatic

Shopping - Shopping Malls, Manila: 43 reviews and 93 photos

  View of the water from Mall of Asia
by audomatic

Manila has more malls than I have ever seen any place else, and people here love to shop.

Tiendecitas - This is my personal favorite. This is an outdoor mall that is covered by a huge tent roof. Mostly there are private vendors that either have just a table up with items to sell, or they actually have walls that create their 'store'. There are also bigger sellers that have more commercial items for sale. In the vendor section it is very nice because you can create a competition between vendors for your business so you always feel like you are getting the best prices. You can find replica Philippines army swords, gigantic bongo drums (from small to up to 10 feet tall), clothes, souveniers, and food. I love the open air environment here and all the antiques. Even if you aren't going to the Philippines to shop, you have to make it here at least once.

SM Mall of Asia - Currently this is the 3 biggest mall in the world. This mall has an olympic sized ice skating rink, a theatre, lots of places to eat, and is very spacious. It is right on the Manila Bay, so you get a beautiful sunset view.

GreenHills - This is more like a swap meet than a bazaar, and everything is really cheap!!

I visited a few more malls, but those three are my favorite.

Address: In a taxi you can request any of these by name.
Directions: Tiendesitas =
Ortigas Avenue cor.
E. Rodriguez Ave. (C-5)
Metro Manila, Philippines

SM Mall of Asia = SM Central Business Park, BayCity, Pasay City, PH, on Manila Bay coast

GreenHills Mall = Ortigas Avenue, San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 28, 2008
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