A different kind of shopping at Market! Market!

August 18, 2008

It isn’t every day that you come across a one-stop haven for all the things you like, let alone a mall with everything you need. Yet, in the middle of the Bonifacio Global City sits a mall so special, we have to say its name twice: Market! Market!

Since opening in September 2004, Market! Market! continues to redefine the metro’s shopping landscape. It has a little bit of everything for just about everyone. Located at Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, it has all the essentials, including National Book Store, Mercury Drug, Kodak and Ace Hardware. Medical needs are taken care of in the medical clinics in the mall, such as Health way and Dental City, while the various beauty salons, spas, and skin care centers like Dermstrata, Bench Fix, and California Nails and Day Spa ensure you’ll always look your best for any occasion. Banks, optical shops, music stores, and Internet cafes are also located in the mall.


At Market! Market!, you can fulfill your marketing and shopping needs all under one roof. With a wide selection of succulent fruits, garden-fresh vegetables, meat, seafood, rice, and other wet market staples, shopping at Fiesta Market is, indeed, a fiesta. Regional carts and kiosks around Fiesta Market let you experience the turones de casoy of Pampanga, the dried crispy shrimp native to Aklan, the biscocho and butterscotch bars of Bacolod, the strawberry treats of the summer capital Baguio; and the spicy dishes of beautiful Bicol, among others.


While indulging oneself in the great food finds at the regional carts, the traditional Filipino fiesta experience isn’t complete without damps-style dining. A wide selection of food booths offers delectable dishes, from inihaw to sinigang to other classic Filipino favorites. The appetizing smell of barbeque from Ineng’s or the talaba from Marina Seafood is enough to make mouths water.


Inside, Market! Market! is a shoppers’ haven and a bargain-hunter’s paradise. The clothes boutiques range from local to imported brands that women and men will love, while sports outlet stores offer great discounts on popular athletic brands to cater to every sports enthusiast’s needs. Kids will enjoy shopping in stores like Kids of Bayo, Anne Juleth and Orange Juice.

Priceline shopping in Market! Market! is also one of its top attractions, with stores that sell different items for only one price. As the name suggests, Vente sells different items from caps to bags for only P20! My Dollar Store and Japan Home Center offer items at one dollar and P88, respectively.

The Home Market at the third level carries an eclectic collection of furniture and home accents, including native and antique furniture at affordable prices. Visit Funktionell at the third level, or find pretty home accents at stores such as Natural Art and Abubot.

The Gift Market at the ground floor is a treasure trove of trinkets, complete with a wide array of items that suits all occasions. Party favors and cool bric-a-bracs make gift shopping a breeze. A diverse collection of pearls and semi-precious stones is available at the Pearl Market section. Fashionistas, meanwhile, will surely have a day at the Fashion Market, located at the second level.


The Metro Department Store carries an extensive collection of apparel, shoes, accessories and special items — men’s, women’s, teens/children’s and home. The barong collection in the men’s department and the petite section in the women’s department are certainly worth a visit. Mothers will also have a blast shopping for their little ones’ clothes, character apparel and infant wear. The home department carries cookware, fabrics, linen and bath; plus a special section for appliances, sports equipment, power tools, car accessories, gardening tools, pet care and furniture. Unique to Metro is the wonderful selection of handicrafts and furniture from Cebu. A trip to the Metro Supermarket guarantees that you won’t want hi shop anywhere else. Metro Supermarket contains all the essential grocery needs plus a few surprises. A special “great deals” corner features cool finds at bargain prices. Hard-to-find ingredients and attractive imported products are staples in their shelve.


The new wing on the ground floor is where the fun’s at, with new shops that cater to kids, teens and adults. The Gift Factory and Blue Magic offer a wide array of stuffed toys and colorful gadgets. It’s Cool ha s a selection of cute school supplies and appealing knickknacks. Stand out from the crowd with custom-made shirts at the T-Shirt Project and then complete the day with an afternoon of fun and games at Timezone.

Truly, the fun is in the finds at this gem of a mall and market inside Bonifacio Global City.

Source: Ayala Land Inc. Article Listing

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