Manila’s Top 5 Retail Destinations
Where trends and traditions collide
Manila, a bustling metropolis where the pulse of the city beats to the rhythm of commerce, offers a shopping extravaganza like no other. From trendy malls to bustling markets, the capital is a retail haven waiting to be explored.
1. Robinsons Place Mall
Located in the heart of Manila, Robinsons Place Mall stands as a testament to timeless shopping experiences. While it may wear the charm of age, the mall hosts a plethora of department stores, boutiques, and diverse dining options. From mid-range fashion to entertainment, Robinsons Place Mall caters to every shopper’s desire.
2. SM Mall of Asia
Prepare for a shopping adventure of colossal proportions at SM Mall of Asia. Encompassing over 40 hectares, this megamall along Manila Bay Front is a city within itself. With a myriad of fashion boutiques, dining venues, entertainment hubs, and even an amusement park, you can lose yourself in retail bliss without walking the same path twice.
3. Divisoria Market
For the savvy shopper, Divisoria Market offers a bustling retail and wholesale haven. Navigate through air-conditioned malls housing countless bargain stalls, ready to satisfy your shopping whims. Haggling is an art here, so embrace it as you explore an array of goods, from street fashion to bulk bargains.
4. Legazpi Sunday Market
Enter the charming Legazpi Sunday Market, a vibrant range of stalls offering everything from handicrafts to organic produce. Stroll through the delightful array of wooden houseware, handmade accessories, fresh fruits, and international cuisines. It’s a Sunday rendezvous where tradition meets modernity in a lively market atmosphere.
5. SM Mega Mall
SM Mega Mall stands as one of the largest shopping malls globally, spanning 47 hectares. Stationed in Mandaluyong District, it offers an extensive array of shopping and dining outlets. Kids are in for a treat with an ice skating rink, VR center, and laser tag center. This gigantic mall can be easily reached via just under a 25-minute drive from apartments in BGC Manila, such as the modern Ascott Bonifacio Global City Manila.