Largest Outdoor Shopping Center in the World

Sometimes even Lomographers need to head to the mall. So with that in mind, why not do it in style? I know a place where you can do just that, the Ala Moana Center! Located in Honolulu, Hawaii on the isle of Oahu this is a very popular mall with earnings of $1 billion in annual sales.

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Many people have never heard of the Ala Moana Center, but it is very remarkable considering it is on an island in the middle of the pacific! Some fast facts: As of 2009 it was the second most profitable mall in the United States earning $1 billion in annual sales. It is also the largest outdoors shopping center in the entire world!

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But why should a Lomographer come to the mall? To take pictures of course! You can snap photographs of people, performances, the giant koi fish, fountains, buildings, the taro plants and any number of other sights.

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If you want to spend money you can shop for cameras, buy film, and even have film developed at several stores in the mall in just an hour. Looking for something else? You are bound to find it here as the Ala Moana Center houses everything from a local grocery store all the way up to super up scale shops like Burberry or Louis Vuitton and all points in between.

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written by rav_bunneh on 2011-01-30 in #world #locations #travel-destination #mall-honolulu-hawaii-oahu #ala-moana

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