Shopping Centres - Malls in Chile

The mall (Chileans use the same word!) is an important part of Chilean life, especially on weekends where it becomes a family affair. All major citites in Chile have a mall, which can be useful especially on weekends when other shops close.

Most malls have department stores as anchor stores, and well as many smaller chain and boutique stores. You can also find cinemas, bowling anf food courts in most Chilean malls for your enjoymment. Be aware that these malls close for the following public holidays - New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, May 1, September 19, and Christmas Day.