Taguig’s Venice Grand Canal Mall: A Taste of Italy

Introduction

An opulent shopping center complete with gondolas, the Venice Grand Canal Mall in Taguig, Philippines recreates Italy’s most popular city on an artificial canal complete with gondoliers and all the bells and whistles you’d expect from this remarkable shopping center. Sure, it doesn’t come close to the real thing but it’s fun to walk around at least once just to get an idea of what Italy must feel like on the inside, not to mention some amazing photo opportunities that will give your Instagram followers quite the ride.

About Venice Grand Canal Mall

The Venice Grand Canal Mall is an Italian-themed lifestyle destination mall in Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines. It is developed and operated by Megaworld Lifestyle Malls. The Venice Grand Canal is known for its distinctive design and architecture, which makes it one of the most romantic malls in the country.

How to Get There to Venice Grand Canal Mall

Let me guide you how to get here from NORTH.
(Pampanga, Bulacan, Bataan, CaMaNaVa), follow video. I encourage to ride an MRT for fastest way of travelling.
From Quiapo, MANILA
OPTION 1
1. Ride an LRT 2 going to Cubao, Q.C. Then transfer to MRT Cubao.
2. From MRT Cubao, ride an MRT going to south., Get off MRT Ayala, Makati station.
3. From Ayala, look for BGC Bus. (Beside Jollibee and Telus Building). Choose “Lower West” sign board when you ride a BGC bus.
4. Get off first station
5. Ride a jeep going to FTI, Housing or Gate 3 then get off McKinley Hill. (Land Mark: Telus and Cognizant Building)
6. Walk towards Philippine Army Headquarters and look for the Venice Grand Canal Mall.
OPTION 2 (From Quiapo)
1. Ride an LRT going to Pasay Rotonda. Get off EDSA Pasay Station.
2. Transfer to MRT going to North. Then Get off MRT Ayala, Makati station.
3. From Ayala, look for BGC Bus. (Beside Jollibee and Telus Building). Choose “Lower West” sign board when you ride a BGC bus.
4. Get off first station
5. Ride a jeep going to FTI, Housing or Gate 3 then get off McKinley Hill. (Land Mark: Telus and Cognizant Building)
6. Walk towards Philippine Army Headquarters and look for the Venice Grand Canal Mall.
(NOTE: From Pasay, you can also ride any bus bound to North and get off at Ayala, Makati)
FROM SOUTH
From South PITX, Muntinlupa, Laguna (via EDSA)
1. Ride any bus bound to North (Fairview, Monumento, Malanday, Novaliches).
2. Get off MRT Ayala, Makati station.
3. From Ayala, ride a BGC Bus with “Lower West” sign board (Beside Jollibee and Telus Building).
4. Get off first station
5. Ride a jeep going to FTI or Gate 3 then get off McKinley Hill. (Land Mark: Telus and Cognizant Building)
6. Walk towards Philippine Army Headquarters and look for the Venice Grand Canal Mall.
OPTION 2 (from FTI, Housing, Gate 3)
1. Ride any jeep bound to Guadalaupe Tulay or Market! Market!
2. Get off McKinley Hill (Land Mark: Telus and Cognizant Building)
3 Walk towards Philippine Army Headquarters and look for the Venice Grand Canal Mall.

Credits from Facebook / Venice Grand Canal Mall, McKinley Hill

See post: https://web.facebook.com/watch/?v=360109038089931

What Makes Venice Grand Canal Mall Stand Out?

Not only does it feature an upscale, Venice-inspired open-air mall, but it offers exciting things to do there as well. Here are the following:

 Uncover your artistic side and become a better photographer

The Grand Canal Mall has become a favorite for photographers inclined to landscape and architectural photography. The warm pastel colors embedded in its facade brings out the best selfies and groufies for everyone to enjoy.

Your next food-finding expedition

 The Grand Canal Mall has begun to be an attraction for foodies in search of the next big thing in dining. It is the perfect address for Italian restaurants to show off their true Italian feel.

Define love.

 You can celebrate romance and love at the mall by riding in a gondola while being serenaded along the trip, or locking your love with a lock.

Enjoy live performances by your favorite acts!

 Street performers often do tricks that are rare to behold.

Conclusion

In sum, The Venice Grand Canal Mall is an innovative lifestyle destination that caters to all those who take pleasure in the finer things in life. Its versatility makes it a favorite among a host of patrons, including those looking for a quiet place to relax and unwind, as well as those seeking a place where they can experience Italian culture at its finest.

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