Shop and Dine at these 5 Best Malls in Taguig, Philippines

Taguig, a city part of Manila is known as the central business district of the Philippines as it is home to several towering corporate buildings, glistening apartments and posh shopping malls, especially in the upscale area of BGC (Bonifacio Global City). There are endless malls in this area with a perfect blend of luxurious wares and international food stores which can be found anywhere else in the entire Metro Manila.

Planning a trip to Philippines anytime soon? We have picked the best malls in Taguig for your fantastic shopping experience. Read on.

1. Venice Grand Canal

Inspired and influenced by one of the most romantic cities of the world, Venice, Venice Grand Canal Mall in Taguig is a perfect place for a date night. If you are in the city with your partner, make sure you plan a surprise for them at this wonderful place. The best feature of the shopping mall is its artificial Grand Canal that gives visitors a Venetian vibe.

You will definitely love the intricate details, pastel colors and comfortable ambience of this beautiful structure, inspired by Italian architecture. The mall has turned into one of the favorite instagrammable spots in Taguig City. But it is not all about shopping, dining and its appealing architecture; you can enjoy live performances, watch a movie at the Cineplex and feed pigeons as well.

2. SM Aura Premier

The first thing a visitor notices on seeing SM Aura Premier is its uncommon architectural style and exception design. The story behind its name has got some chemistry – chemical name of Gold (AU) and Radium (RA) makes for Aura and the elegant stores in the mall stand true to it. It’s impeccable style, elegance and luxury spreads positive aura all around.

If you want a special dining experience, go to Sky Park in the mall. It is a rooftop green park with several cafes, alfresco bars and restaurants.

3. Bonifacio High Street

The next on the list is the ever unique street retail concept in the entire Philippines, Bonifacio High Street. The place is nothing like a regular shopping mall – one large building with shops and restaurants. Bonifacio High Street is divided into 4 sections, of which two offer open-air shopping to the customers and third and fourth have both open-air and indoor commercial complexes called High Street Central.

If you are a flagship stores and designer brands person, Bonifacio High Street is your go-to place for shopping Taguig. Not just shopping, you can also see the first 4DX cinema of the Philippines here. Sounds intriguing? So, don’t waste another minute and book cheap flights to Manila.

4. Uptown Mall

Popular as the newest upscale mall in the city, Uptown Mall is a 5-storey building with several foreign brands and high-retail shops. After a long day of shopping, you can enjoy international cuisine at the restaurants in the commercial building. It is perfect for foreign travelers out for shopping in the city.

With its lifestyle tower and water feature in Las Vegas-style, the mall aims to write a new story of luxurious entertainment and shopping in the highly-urbanized city like Taguig.

5. Ayala Malls Market

Not every mall or shopping street in the city is brimming with highly expensive international brands. For shopaholics in search of a wide variety at affordable prices, Ayala Malls Market is the right place in Taguig. The area is easily accessible and people-friendly. You can use public transport to reach Ayala Malls Market from any corner of the city.

It is a go-to place for many local shoppers and sees a crowd of tourists too. The most attractive and unique things about this place are the themed bazaars, bargain stress and a hawker’s market. Just learn haggling!
Kalyan Panja