During your latest travel holiday, indulge in some well-deserved retail therapy at some of the biggest malls in the world.

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The Dubai Mall in the United Arab Emirates
Located close to many a Palm Jumeirah resort in downtown United Arab Emirates, the Dubai Mall is considered to be the largest mall (by total area) in the entire world. Easily accessible from nearby resorts such as Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, the Dubai Mall hosts over one thousand shops.

The CentralWorld Mall in Bangkok, Thailand
The CentralWorld Mall opened its doors in 1990. Since then, it has been marketed as a middle-class shopping mall, in sharp contrast to nearby upper end malls such as Siam Paragon. The CentralWorld Mall is the largest of its kind in Thailand.

The SM Mall of Asia in Manila, Philippines
This particular mall is so expansive, it houses an IMAX Theatre as well as an Olympic sized ice skating rink. The IMAX Theatre also hosts one of the largest 3D cinema screens in the entire world.

The West Edmonton Mall in Alberta, Canada
The West Edmonton Mall is one of the largest malls outside the Asian continent. Located in Canada, it is also the largest mall in the North American continent. It is home to the largest indoor waterpark in the entire world.

Catalina Forbes is a travel writer who bases her content on many thrilling escapades experienced across the world.