SM City Mall

Cagayan de Oro

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SM City Mall

SM City shopping mall is one of the favourite shopping locations for Cagayan city dwellers. Its stores and boutiques are known to offer an especially large amount of discounts during sales season, which makes it a sought-after haunt for bargain hunters.


Cagayan de Oro is famous for being ‘the’ place to shop in northern Mindanao. Shopping malls and specialist shops dominate the city centre, and it’s possible to find just about everything from crazy fashion items to works of art, household items and electrical appliances. Some of the popular shopping areas are along the Don Apolinar Velez Street and Jr Borja Street. Of the malls, the first and one of the largest is the landmark Limketkai Shopping Mall in Lapasan. It has department stores and numerous shops selling fashions, cell phones and home furnishing goods to restaurants, four cinemas and children’s play areas. Visitors can get their eyes tested, have a spa treatment, do some banking and have their photos printed too. An atrium in the centre often hosts exhibitions and concerts. Other malls include Makro in Kauswagen highway, Gaisano City Mall in Corrales Street, Ororama Supercenter and Megacenter, and the SM City at Upper Carmen, Pueblo de Oro Business Park. The city has many markets too, the most notable being the city centre Cogon Public Market.