Chennai is one of the most popular shopping destinations in South India. The city has a large number of modern shopping malls for shopping lovers. Each year, these shopping malls attract a large number of visitors from all parts of the state. There are a large number of shopping malls have been built n the city. In this article, we have compiled a list of the top 10 best and largest shopping malls in Chennai. So, let’s read!
Top 5 Best and Largest Shopping Malls in Chennai
1. Phoenix Market City
Phoenix Market City shopping mall is situated on Velachery Main Road. It is the largest shopping mall in Chennai and also considered as one of the best shopping destination in the city of Chennai. There are several brands available in the mall such as Big Bazaar, Allen Solly, Cha-Republic, Costa Coffee, and others.
2. Express Avenue
Express Avenue is considered as one of the largest shopping malls in Chennai. The Express Avenue Shopping Mall has a large number of entertainment related facilities such as PIX 5D Movies, Kids Play Zone, and Gaming Zone. The Express Avenue mall has a large number of shopping related stores in various categories such as Footwear, Automobiles, Fitness, Handicrafts, Saloon & Spa, Watches, Health & Beauty, Kids & Mother Care, and much more. The mall is situated at the Whites Road, Royapettah in Chennai.
Fast Facts about Express Avenue
- Retail Area: 900,000 sq ft
- Total number of retail stores: 200+
- Number of Movie Screens: Eight
- Address: 49/50L, Whites Road, Royapettah, Chennai
3. Spencer Plaza
Spencer Plaza is one of the best shopping malls in Chennai. It is located on Anna Salai in the city of Chennai. There are total eight floors, covering floor area of 1,068,000 sq ft. It is considered as the oldest shopping mall in India, dating back to 1863. Major brands available in the mall such as Levi’s, Citibank, Timex Watch, HSBC, Bata, Titan, Nike, Pantaloons, American Express, Van Heusen, and more.
Fast Facts about Spencer Plaza
- Floor Area: 99,000 Sq. Mt.
- Stores: Adidas, ABN AMRO, Swatch, Allen Solly, Health & Glow, Regal, Louis Philippe, Lipton, and more
- Floors: 8
- Address: 769, Anna Salai, Chennai
4. Chennai Citi Centre
Chennai Citi Centre is one of the most expensive shopping malls in India. It is located in Mylapore, Chennai. It was opened on March 3, 2006. The mall has a large number luxury brands such as Arabian Hut, Combo Express, Bread House, Planet Fashion, KFC, Dude Thamiza, and more. The mall has an ample space of parking to accommodate 500 cars at a time. The mall has total five floors, covering a retail floor area of 10,925 sq. mt.
Fast Facts about Chennai City Centre
- Major Brands: Cookie Man, Indigo Naton, Univercell, Atomic Donuts, Estelle, Mochi, Giordano, and many more.
- Retail Floor Area: 10,925 Sq. Mt.
- Parking Space: 500 Cars
- Total number of floors: Five
- Address: Mylapore, Chennai
5. Abirami Mega Mall
Abirami Mega Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in Chennai. It is located in Purasawalkam, Chennai. The mall has an ample space of car parking in the basement. There are total four theatres in the mall, namely, Abirami 7 Star Theatre, Swarna Sakthi Abirami, Shree Annai Abirami, and Robot Bala Abirami. The mall has a large number of shopping outlets including beauty salon, food outlets, and tattoo parlour.
Article first published on March 28, 2015.