About GIP Mall, Noida
The Great India Place, popularly called GIP, is one of the oldest malls in Noida and among the largest in the country. Located in Sector 38A, this mall is home to a range of Indian and international brands across apparel, footwear, beauty and wellness, home décor and other categories. Besides some 250 retail outlets, the mall also features a huge food court and a six-screen BIG Cinemas multiplex.
GIP is a part of a larger commercial zone that is Entertainment City, which comprises another mall, a kids’ play zone, an amusement park and a sports goods outlet within its premises. There are several other shopping areas, corporate spaces and prominent hospitals around the mall, which has led to a high concentration of both upscale and budget hotels near GIP Mall, Noida. These hotels offer easy access to business hubs in Delhi too like Okhla Industrial Estate, Jasola Vihar and Sarita Vihar.
Shopping and Dining in and around GIP Mall, Noida
With a variety of retail outlets including international brands and department store chains like Home Town, Lifestyle, Pantaloons, Globus, Shopper’s Stop and Big Bazaar, The Great India Place is amongst the best shopping malls in Noida. Visitors can also explore Gardens Galleria Mall or Decathlon in the same compound, in addition to Wave Mall and DLF Mall of India (2 km). Hotels near GIP, Noida also offer easy access to street markets like Savitri, Sunehri, Brahmaputra and Atta, all within 2 km.
When it comes to dining, there is a good number of options within the mall itself. These include The Punjabiis, Pind Balluchi, Nazeer, Biryani Blues, Amritsari Express, Bikano, Sagar Ratna, Crazy Noodles, Tpot, The Oriental Chapter, The Tandoori Village, Mandarin Trail and Vaango. There are many other eateries across markets and malls near GIP, including the first-of-its-kind in Noida – FlyDining. Party hotspots are also aplenty in the area, the best of all being located at DLF and Gardens Galleria.
Places to Visit around GIP Mall, Noida
When staying at Noida hotels in or around Sector 38A, it is a must to make a stop at WOW or Worlds of Wonder amusement park. For the younger travellers, KidZania is definitely a must-visit in addition to the fun gaming zones within the mall, to make the most of their trip. During leisure time, one can head to the Rashtriya Prerna Sthal & Green Garden (2.2 km) or Okhla Bird Sanctuary (5.7 km).
Popular Delhi attractions like Humayun’s Tomb, Purana Qila, Raj Ghat, Jantar Mantar, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Red Fort and Delhi Zoo are all within a 30-minute drive from GIP, Noida.
How to Reach GIP Mall, Noida
The best way to reach GIP Mall and hotels in Noida around it from anywhere in Delhi NCR is to take a metro to Sector 18 (2.4 km) on the Blue Line and from thereon, walk the distance. DTC buses and private taxis are also available across NCR to reach the mall directly. The DND Flyway provides entry to the city from the capital for those travelling by road. The nearest air gateway to GIP Mall is Indira Gandhi International Airport (23.6 km) while railway stations offering easy access to the site include Hazrat Nizamuddin (9.6 km), Anand Vihar (13 km), New Delhi (17 km) and Ghaziabad (19 km).