Eight Reasons Why You should Shop in the Philippines
Located in Metro Manila, Greenhills Shopping centre is one of the most popular shopping hubs for both locals and tourists. A mix of malls and tiangges selling clothes, electronics, food, and the like, this shopping destination is known for its cheap prices.:
2. Philippine shopping establishments are now located near or beside entertainment hubs or leisure and amusement parks. Shopping centers in the Philippines are built to be one-stop shops for everyone -especially for those who are trying to fit several activities in one day. Combining shopping with entertainment and leisure, people can enjoy some retail therapy before or after watching a concert or a trip to the theme park. Such establishments are also convenient for families, as some parents would prefer letting their children have some playtime while they focus on shopping.
A view of the Ferris wheel from SM Mall of Asia
In metro Manila, SM Mall of Asia is right beside an amusement park complete with a zip line and a Ferris wheel, and an arena that caters to sports and concert events. Other shopping establishments such as Tiendisitas sit beside a small “Fun ranch” and zoo for the young ones, while Newport Mall has an in house theatre for performance arts.:
3. The look and feel of shopping establishments are currently being modified to provide a relaxing and suitable atmosphere for all visiting travelers. In order to compete with the international market, shopping establishments in the Philippines have undergone facelifts these past few years. Shopping centers’ designs are now more minimalist, modern, and environmentally conscious. Walkways have been widened to make strolling in the mall more convenient, more windows have been added to let sun light enter through space.
“Specific Gravity” – a suspended boulder fountain by Reg Yuson is erected along Bonifacio High Street
To get away from all the hustle and bustle of city life, shoppers are surrounded by countless trees, lawns, and water fountains at Bonfacio Gobal City/ Bonifacio High Street Taguig.
Solenad 1 & 2 amidst a refreshing lakeside environment
“Going green” is the trend in Sta. Rosa, Calamba as Solenad 1 & 2 combines shopping, leisure and dining with a relaxing, al fresco environment. :