This has to be one of Malaysia’s pioneering malls to come up with an innovative design. With a colossal Egyptian-inspired sphinx standing watch at the entry, a grand pyramid-shaped main complex, pseudo-hieroglyphs decorating the outer façade and several false pharaoh statues. This crowd magnet is favoured among the large residential, commercial and educational population around Bandar Sunway, as well as tourists from across the world.
The shopping centre, opened in May 1998, was planned as part of the Kuala Lumpur City Center (KLCC) scheme, which was built at the foot of the Petronas Twin Towers. The mall presents views of KLCC Park and Lake Symphony. The floor plan of the mall is shaped Cresent, featuring its three-level exit wings to Jalan Ampang, Jalan P. Ramlee and Persiaran Petronas, where it is specifically measured in the lobby. The complex features an art museum, as well as shopping areas, and the Petrosains Research Discovery Centre.
Mid Valley Megamall is a shopping mall located in Mid Valley District, Kuala Lumpur. It remains at the doorstep of Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur. The complex was designed by IGB Corporation and opened in 1999. This comprises a shopping centre, a block of office houses, 30 businesses and three hotels. Partly because of the number of stores and the range available, the mall draws massive crowds all year long.
One of the many shopping malls in Selangor, Paradigm Mall is easily accessible. Located about 30 minutes from the city centre of KL (along the Lebuhraya Damansara Puchong (LDP) highway), it has more than 100 designer brands– many of which have spacious, upscale stores – as well as home furnishing stores. The design is very similar to the Golden Triangle malls (like Pavilion KL and Suria KLCC), but that's where the similarity stops.
Shopaholics will rejoice staying atT the Sunway Clio Hotel. This polished hotel is linked to the vast Egyptian styled Sunway Pyramid Mall, a 12-minute walk from Sunway Lagoon Theme Park and 3 km from the nearest metro station. There is free Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel. Upgraded rooms provide setting areas and views of the theme park. Breakfast and parking are free of charge.
Fun Fact: Malaysia’s 1st ice rink was built in Sunway Pyramid Mall?