TikTok has introduced me to a lot of new things and places. It’s a gateway to a lot of possibilities and discoveries. One new place I discovered there is Parqal Mall. While browsing TikTok, videos of creators showing the mall made me curious about what it has to offer differently compared to other known malls like SM MOA or Trinoma. As 2024 is starting, we decided to visit Parqal Mall.
Parqal Mall is located in Parañaque City part of the growing Aseana City by the D.M. Wenceslao and Associates, Inc. It is surrounded by known hotels, casinos, and other malls which makes it a good place to visit. Parqal’s name came from the wordplay of “Park” and “Kalye”. What I like about this mall is its modern design, the materials used, and the walkable spaces.
Its architectural design and materials gave it a modern and high-end vibe. I also love the open wide space where visitors can see natural light. It includes various parts for recreational experiences such as an amphitheater, a courtyard, and a greenway. Although it is open, a 300-meter-long canopy covers the mall so visitors can enjoy their shopping and dining rain or shine.
Upon entering the mall, I was fascinated by its overall look and got more excited because of the natural light available. There is even a water basin with a tree in the middle that surely caught my nature lover side. We sat beside it and appreciated the view surrounding us. I even tried to join in a Zumba session but I got shied and we just continued to explore the mall. There are a lot of fancy restaurants and stores to see and try. Though some stores are still closed, I had fun seeing this mall. After exploring, we stayed at Starbucks for a few hours before exploring the area again. I was pumped to make a video about this mall and enjoyed our stay more. Haha. You can see the video above.
Visiting Parqal Mall felt like I was not in the Philippines. It is a state-of-the-art establishment. This mall made me realize that with investments like this, the Philippines will have more opportunities for economic growth in the future. By the way, there are also bike lanes within the area, so if you are biking, make a stop at this very beautiful and amazing mall.
IF YOU WANT THE OPPOSITE OF THIS AND AN ARTISTIC VIBE, YOU SHOULD VISIT CUBAO EXPO IN QUEZON CITY.
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STORES (OPEN AS OF JANUARY 2024):
- Soy Yummy Cafe
- Dylan Patisserie
- Mary Grace Cafe
- Sarabia Optical
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- Le Reale
- Security Bank
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- KIDCO Hydrotherapy Medspa
- The Marketplace
- Akira Skin and Spa
- Facebook Page: parqal
- Operating Hours: 10:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. (Monday to Wednesday); 10:00 A.M. – 10:00 P.M. (Thursday to Sunday)
- Currently, the parking is free until further notice.
- Pets are allowed. Just make sure to be responsible pet owners.
- Bike lanes are available within the area.