Well! Thamel is already known as Nepal’s Shopping Mecca, but this time the shopper’s town got famous for a bigger reason!
Kathmandu’s Thamel town made its way for the country’s biggest shopping mall “Chhaya Centre“ on December 25, 2018.
The mammoth shopping complex is spread across an area of 86,000 sq. ft and has a built-up area of 350,000 sq. ft. Chhaya Centre is home to more than 200 retail stores of various international and national brands.
The 15-storey building also has a five-star hotel Aloft Kathmandu under the famous ‘Marriot Hotels’ banner, which will occupy the mall’s top 10 floors.
“This shopping complex with a five-star hotel is expected to contribute to Nepal’s tourism promotion,” said Prithvi Bahadur Pande, Chhaya Centre Chairman, during its inauguration.
Besides, the shopping complex also houses a casino, three multiplex theaters, a reception & seminar hall, several restaurants and parking space with a holding capacity of 300 cars and 300 motorbikes.
The enormous shopping center is established at a cost of NPR 5 million and is built in memory of Pande’s mother, and Nepali diplomat late Sardar Bhim Bahadur Pande’s wife Chhaya Devi Pande.
Are you already headed to the new shopping destination in Nepal’s very own Shopping Mecca?