The magnificent Charminar and the Hyderabadi Biryani are all about what one can ever think when it comes to a trip to Hyderabad. But can you ever relate the ‘City of Nizams’ to the vibrance of the culture shown in the clothes they wear or the bags they carry? You can relate to this after splurging at some of the best shopping malls in Hyderabad.
Hyderabad, known to be one of the biggest and tech-forward cities of Telangana, is also famous for giving a unique and unmatched shopping experience to the people. They like to step to the malls for their dose of shopping and entertainment. The shopping malls of the city house some of the best national and international brands and offer a wide range of products. The eateries and cinemas in the mall provide a perfect evening entertainment. The city of Hyderabad is India's new Silicon Valley and offers a variety of recreational activities.
One should visit the malls if they are visiting Hyderabad. Here is a list compiled to help you have a great trip and add some cool items to your wardrobe and gadget collection.
Next Galleria Mall
Known to be the next ‘Premium Destination Family mall” to the people of Hyderabad, this place offers an option of 66 leading national and international brands. Also known by the name of “Shipbuilding Mall” due to its structure being built in the form of a ship, Next Galleria Mall is located in Panjagutta.
You can walk straight into the mall by metro train. When it comes to shopping, this mall has everything covered. It houses brands like XimiVogue, Miniso for all those who love to buy cute Korean products. It has an exclusive jewelry store named Voyalla Jewellery selling Oxidised jewelry and accessories. If you are a genuine shopaholic, this place is a must-visit.
City Centre Mall
This is the first mall that you see as soon as you enter the city of Hyderabad. Ranked as one of the top 50 Malls in India, it is located in the most expensive and posh neighborhood of the Banjara Hills. Offering a wide array of options of retail outlets like Adidas, Biba, Chemistry, Max, Globus, etc., this place is inexpensive and perfect for visitors of all ages.
The key attraction of the mall is the 7D Theatre called the 7D Planet situated on the 3rd floor. After a fun day of shopping, you may visit the authentic Aroma of China and other food outlets like Sahib Sindh Sultan and Angeethi. The gaming arena and SMAAASH on the fourth floor will make your visit even more exciting.
From setting benchmarks of retails shopping in India to housing a collection of best brands such as H&M, Hush Puppies, Vero Moda, Calvin Klein, Nike, and Marks and Spencer, Inorbit Mall gives you a splurging shopping experience. There are other brands as well like Max, Lifestyle, and Pantaloons that can give you budget-friendly shopping.
Inorbit Mall is well known to be a one-stop destination for shopping, gaming, and hanging out. The eye-catching view of Durgam Cheruvu Lake is extremely beautiful. The mall also accommodates 4D, 5D, and 7D movie viewing theatres. It is also famous for its tattoo studios and SMAASH gaming zone. There is something for everyone in the mall.
Forum Sujana Mall
Sprawling in an area of 8,22,365 sq. ft. Forum Sujana Mall was inaugurated in the year 2014. Known to be one of the biggest malls of Hyderabad, it accommodates an exclusive collection of local and international brands like Zara, Carat Late, Allen Solly, William Penn, Forever 21. The mouth-watering Hyderabadi Biryani and restaurants such as Rayalaseema Ruchulu and Bhojanam Thali restaurant will make your taste buds happy.
This mall gives you an option of over 2500 retail shops to shop from. A Starbucks at the beginning of the mall is for all the coffee lovers that flock over there in the evening. The Entertainment Store at the mall attracts people that are comic lovers. It is just a one-stop place to fix all the last-minute shopping.
Hyderabad Central Mall
With minimal entertainment and mostly shopping, Hyderabad Central Mall located in Punjagutta has to be your best option. Being established in 2004 and after recent renovations, this mall is more famous for its organization of retail stores inside it. The mall is interconnectedly divided into two parts- Block A and Block B. While Block A hosts all the major outlets for menswear and women’s wear, Block B houses stores for kidswear.
A recent add-on to the mall is their classic stores of international labels such as Aldo, Guess, Gucci, and Michael Kors housing all kinds of beautiful accessories. If you are thinking of pampering yourself with an international collection, this is the right place for you.
GVK One Mall
If luxury shopping is your thing, then there is no better place than GVK One Mall. Sprawling in an area of 3.5 lakh sq. feet, with a five-level parking facility and a dedicated level of parking for women for easy entry and exit, this place has something to offer to everyone. With over 70 International brands, GVK One Mall caters to the needs of high-end retail customers. It houses luxurious brands like Armani Exchange, Calvin Klein, Zodiac, etc.
The major attraction of the mall is India’s largest free-standing saltwater aquarium, skylight atrium, and glass bridge with color-changing LEDs. If you want to go for a happy change, saunter into the food court or to the vast dining area to relax and refresh yourself.
Sarath City Capital Mall
One of the largest malls in India with an eight-storey building, this mall is located in Gachibowli. It accommodates over 500 local and international brand outlets. These outlets offer you a wide range of clothing, accessories, jewelry, electronics, home decor, and a lot many other things.
The biggest attraction of the mall is the co-working space on the top floor of the mall. You can be sitting and working while at the same time gawking at the delicious eateries in the food court. It encloses a seven-screen multiplex that has AMB cinemas. Also, there exists an open-air auditorium that hosts various concerts and festivals with seating of over 900 people. This mall is not to be missed for sure.
Manjeera Trinity Mall
Engulfing a vast 4,50,000 sq feet, the mall is a whole 6-floor place and is known to be the most coveted shopping place in Hyderabad. The two major attractions of this place is that it houses India’s Walmart- the HyperCity store and a Decathlon Store for all sports enthusiasts. Not only Decathlon, but the mall also has exclusive stores of Adidas and Reebok for all sports accessories.
It also has a bowling alley and other gaming zones to keep your kids busy while you are shopping. The mall also houses Shoppers Stop and a lot many local but trusted brands. If done with shopping, head to the amazing food court with all the big outlets present like Subway, KFC, McDonald’s, Domino’s Pizza, and Maverick’s bar and grill to satiate your hunger.
IKEA is a Swedish furniture making company and has opened its first store in Hyderabad, in India. Sprawling in an area of 13 acres, IKEA is located at Hyderabad’s tech hub Hitech City with a two-storey building. The store has a range of 75,000 products among which 500 products are for promoting a sustainable life at home and others include utensils, potted plants, cupboards, storage boxes, textiles, and lights.
IKEA is majorly famous for selling furniture in a dismantled form while guiding customers to assemble them at home. Shopping at IKEA is a fun experience and since they have also partnered with Urban Clap so that customers remain hustle-free.
Big Bazar Supercentre Mall
Big Bazaar is known to be among the best chain of departmental stores. From grocery items to electronics to a collection of trendy clothes, you will find everything under one roof. Situated at Ameerpet, Hyderabad, the mall houses FBB (Fashion at Big Bazaar) which is the most renowned chain of Big Bazaar outlets. You can shop all the latest collections at super-affordable prices.
Big Bazaar is also well known for its festival offers that let you buy huge products at the best deals ever. The discounts are so attractive that you will end up emptying your pockets during these sales. It also houses an ADLABS multiplex to watch the latest movies and if tired of doing all these, head to the food outlets to satisfy your craving.
Situated at Begumpet in Hyderabad, Shoppers Stop is a well-known retail chain in India. It is a one-stop destination for all the clothing and accessories one can ever need. From designer watches to designer bags to designer footwear, Shoppers Stop never disappoints anyone.
It houses the best brands of every product and gives you the best alternate options for every brand. It accommodates brands like NUSH by Anushka Sharma and All About You by Deepika Padukone which attract customers tremendously. You can also be a member of the Shoppers Stop family and avail of extra benefits by taking a Card for entry.
Engulfing a vast 80,000 sq feet, this mall is all about suave sophistication. Many other malls brag about brands, but this is a place that has elegance and culture. There are exclusive stores that showcase an authentic collection of Indian wear. There is also a dedicated kids’ toy store and an exclusive book store.
If you are a bride-to-be, then you must visit the designer bangle boutique at the mall. There may be less casual clothing that you will find here to shop but you will certainly find exotic ethnicities and traditional wear. If tired of shopping you can head to the new coffee pub that offers an international menu at Indian prices. Last but not the least, the atmosphere is so quaintly peaceful that people flock into the mall just to spend some time away from the city hustle.
Established for a mixed-use, this mall coexists with well-equipped office spaces and luxurious apartments. Shopping, eating, and chilling at this place would mean a delightful experience because it is situated right next to the Botanical Gardens on the Gachibowli, Kondapur Highway.
There are various stores of apparel, Women’s fashion, Jewellery, Big Bazaar, etc to make your shopping experience wonderful. Café bars like 10 Downing Street and pubs attract a lot of people to this place. This place is considered a premium shopping destination because of the architectural interior and lavish lifestyle it speaks of. Shopping here can be a costly affair and hence it attracts only high-end customers.
This mall is more famous for its entertainment corners, Bowling Alleys, Food Courts, Gaming centers, and Real Estate business. Shopping at SVM mall will be like having a variety of options from branded and local outlets.
There are LED screens displayed everywhere in the mall to let the customers know about the current offers and discounts of all the stores. This lets the customers have a great shopping experience. The major attraction of the mall is the modern designs of the elevators and interior. This is a must-visit if you are looking for great discounts and budget-friendly shopping.
South India Shopping Mall
This place is wholly dedicated to shopping. The chain of outlets have independent stores and offer a wide variety of clothes. It is well known for its contemporary clothing line for women, men, and kids. The prices can be a little higher as compared to other places but the quality of the products is very high. You can shop Gold from the stores that offer wide gold schemes for investment purposes. You can avail of seasonal discounts and special festival discounts also.
Alcazar Mall is an all-inclusive, luxury mall with a twist. With stores and amenities that cater to both Westerners' tastes as well as the locals', Alcazar Mall has something for everyone! This is situated in the Jubilee Hills. The shopping complex features specialty shops from Indian jewelers and retail chains like Max Fashion, Kipling International Inc., FabIndia Textiles Pvt Ltd among others.
It also features various restaurants such as Café Coffee Day India Limited (CCD) which serves traditional South Asian fare in addition to Italian cuisine, Baskins Robbins Ice Cream Company's ice cream parlor; Dunkin Donuts franchises offering American style food items alongside fine dining options including Pizza Hut Express.
Lumbini Jewel Mall
Located in Banjara Hills, this mall has something of everything and something for everyone. It houses a Brand Factory that covers almost three floors of the mall along with an electronic store. All the products are available at great discounts of about 20-50% throughout the year.
Another very important store is the Shanti Exclusive on the ground floor for formals and ethnic dresses. Mebaz is a store where you can buy all your dress material and get it stitched of your design choice. The in-house designers in the mall are very affordable. The store named Revolution is well known for its Plus size collection, be it Indian wear or Western wear. The mall has an exclusive jewelry and pearls showroom named Mangatrai Pearls which is a major shopping destination of the city.
Situated in the main business district of Hyderabad Abids, very close to prominent monuments like Charminar, FMG mall is the best place to do window shopping. The branded retail stores over here are affordable and discounts run throughout the year. The place is not heavily crowded so you can enjoy some leisure time over here.
From all major branded outlets to local stores run by individuals, this mall offers a wide variety of options to every shopaholic. Located in Abids Hyderabad, this place is a paradise for jewelry lovers. The expensive and antique collection of jewelry attracts customers from all parts.
The mall also has a dedicated commercial office space because of the presence of major companies in the vicinity. The mall especially caters to the needs of the growing lifestyle. Apart from jewelry, the hypermarkets and retail chains of various national and international brands give a vast wardrobe option to the people. Also, children can spend time in the game zone while mothers are busy shopping.
If Street shopping is a thing for you but you are looking for long-lasting and quality material, Sanali Mall has got you covered. While big brand outlets may not impress you too much in this mall, the local retail shops will take your heart. The collection at these stores talks about the ethnicity of the garments. You feel connected with the traditions and along with the Indian wears, you can go for customization of outfits.
A small section is dedicated to commercial offices known as Sanali Arcade. Along with the clothing, you can shop for footwear at these stores at an affordable price. After a tiresome day of shopping, you can spend hours at the food court to satisfy your hunger.
Visiting Hyderabad gives you an option to experience the best of both worlds - A regal past and a fleeting present. The Malls in Hyderabad offer a whole new experience of shopping with a wide variety of products from across the globe. Shopaholics can spend an ample amount of time exploring the stores and enjoying window shopping.