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M’sia’s LARGEST Mall Is Opening in August & It Even Has An Indoor Farm With Plants, Animals & Aquatic Life!


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Source: IOI City Mall

This 25th August, the long-awaited IOI City Mall Phase II will be opened to the public and lo and behold, the mall is set to become the largest shopping mall in Malaysia! Following the launch of Phase II, IOI City Mall in Putrajaya will stand at a whopping 2.5 million square feet (OMG ?​)! 

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And what fun lies in this enormous shopping mall, you ask? Well, you’re at the right place! ? In this article, we highlight the mall’s trademarks that are not to be missed. You’re about to find out how IOI City Mall is way more than just a retail hub

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1. Enjoy the perfect family day out at IOI City Farm! 

Stretching across 18,000 square feet, this indoor farm serves as an edutainment exhibition offering a wide range of fun family activities that are perfect for any day of the week. ? Whether you’re planning for a family day out, a romantic date, or simply looking for a place to chill, Malaysians young and old, can enjoy the wonders of the “great outdoors” within the comfort of a mall!  

What’s more, the farm allows visitors to observe and interact with over 70 species of plants and animals and it is made up of three different sections, namely: 

  • Green Land ? (Plant Zone): displays aquaponics and carnivorous plants 
  • Little Rimba ?​ (Animal Zone): features adorable pets like sugar gliders, hedgehogs, rabbits, and fennec foxes
  • Fresh Water World ?​ (Aquatic Zone): showcases large sturgeons and arapaimas from the Amazon

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2. Not just for shopping: check out the largest ice rink in Malaysia, rooftop futsal arenas & more!

Along with the opening of IOI City Mall Phase II, consumers will be greeted by some exciting new facilities

  •   IOI Grand Exhibition and Convention Centre, for all your event-related needs
    • 40,000 square feet
    • Capacity: 2,000 guests for wedding banquets, 3,000 delegates for conferences
    • Features: pillar-less hall, state-of-the-art facilities


  • IOI Sports Centre, for all fun and games with your athletic friends
    • Located on the rooftop! Imagine the view ?
    • World-class sports facilities
    • Features: 15 badminton courts & two covered futsal arenas

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Not only that but the existing facilities have also been expanded and upgraded to improve customers’ shopping experience! ? ​

  • Icescape Ice Rink, a great place to skate your troubles away
    • Olympic sized rink
    • The biggest ice-skating rink in Malaysia according to the Malaysia Book of Records

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  • District 21, for exciting adventures with your family, colleagues, and friends
    • 52,000 square feet
    • Indoor atrium adventure theme park
    • Attractions: Tubby Ride (giant slide), Launch Pad (trampoline field), Roller Glider (zipline + roller coaster) and many more!

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3. A paradise for foodies and shopaholics alike

Forget café hopping—you can now hang out at multiple cafés just by visiting this one shopping mall! With over 200 cafés and restaurants, IOI City Mall makes the perfect lepak spot for fellow foodies who can’t go a day without good food. ? Be it light snacks, cold desserts, or fancy steaks from high-end restaurants, you’re bound to satisfy all your cravings here! Some new eateries include:  

  • Kenny Hills Coffee
  • BIFE Charcoal Steakhouse
  • DIN by Din Tai Fung
  • Pan 8
  • Memorie
  • Uncle Chong Local Delights
  • Wangsa Grill House
  • O’Briens
  • Arashi Shabu Shabu & Zen Taiwanese

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Food aside, if you’re looking to shop (’til you drop) for clothing, groceries, home appliances, and more, you can satisfy all your shopping needs at the 14 different anchor tenants available in this mall, including:

  • Nitori
  • Harvey Norman
  • MajuHome Concept
  • Parkson
  • HomePro
  • GSC
  • AEON
  • Lotus’s, and more!

The mall also features an additional 300 new outlets, making it a shopping haven with a whopping 700 retail outlets in total! ?️​ Rest assured that the mall is packed with all of Malaysians’ favourite brands, such as:

  • Michael Kors
  • Hackett
  • Braun Buffel
  • Coach, and more!

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4. Not forgetting the green initiatives ?​

The mall’s sustainable initiatives to fight climate change are also worth highlighting!​ ?​

To minimize their operations’ impact on the environment, IOI City Mall has installed several renewable energy sources since 2020: 

  • Rooftop solar panels
    • Has generated 8,533 MWh of electricity so far
    • Reduced 5,922 tCO² carbon emissions (to date)
  • Thermal Energy Storage (TES) tanks
    • Capacity: 62,000 m³
    • Contribute to efficient use of electricity
    • Reduce carbon emissions 

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Now that you know what this exciting shopping mall has to offer, what are you waiting for?! Plan your visit to IOI City Mall from 25th August onwards!

Oh, and don’t you worry about parking your vehicle during peak timings, as there are more than 14,000 parking spaces available! Besides, the Automated License Plate Recognition (LPR) system allows for contactless parking payments, which not only ensures good hygiene but also reduces paper waste and carbon ink printing. 

Visit IOI City Mall here: IOI City Mall, Lebuh IRC, IOI Resort City, 62502 Putrajaya, Malaysia.


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