Mall of America, Minneapolis

4 out of 5 stars 30 Reviews

60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425 (952) 883-8800

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  • Go to get harassed

    by chicopaparazzi Written Dec 14, 2008

    My wife and I have visited this mall on many occasions and it's an absolute gruesome expense of time being harassed by all the little mall kiosk vendors ALL OF THE TIME. We can't walk through the hallways without the kiosk vendors walking in front of our path "excuse me sir, can i ask you a question", "beautiful wife sir, beautiful wife, can i speak to you for a second", "wow look at this couple, come over here for a moment, let me show you something"... then when you ignore them they say "Have a GREAT afternoon" and you know by GREAT they mean "go f yourself" On most other occasions when you ignore them as you walk by they speak to your back in a foreign language (most of these harassers appear to be of Persian descent), and again, you know that what they're saying to you must not be good at all.

    On an occasion where my wife went alone, one of the kiosk vendors (on the 2nd floor next to the escalator in front of Nordstrom) a couple of guys who work that kiosk continually followed my wife as she came up the escalator as she walked around their kiosk to the escalator for the 3rd floor asking for her phone number.

    I am considering speaking to the police or mall management about this harassment, and I'm sure my wife and myself surely aren't the only people to get harassed while walking through the halls.

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    Mall or City?

    by saw50st8 Written Jul 18, 2006

    I live near the 2nd largest mall in America, so I was not expecting to be impressed by Mall of America. I was wrong. This place has almost every store and a ton of things to do, including an amusement park right in the middle of the mall! Definitely worth a visit, especially if you are from South Dakota (which has 2 malls in the state -- one East and one West!). You can spend an hour here or all day or all month!

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    Everything under one roof!

    by Bullabong Updated Oct 19, 2006

    Mall of America is the largest, fully enclosed retail and family entertainment complex in the U.S.
    It is so big that Seven Yankee Stadiums would fit inside Mall of America. It has every shop you could wish for as well as a theme park with over 30 rides including a roller coaster, a speedway, a lego park and even an aquarium!!

    Spending 10 minutes in every store would take a shopper more than 86 hours to complete their visit to Mall of America. It took me 3 days to complete the mall. A floor a day!! Luckily I was staying at a hotel just outside and spent my entire stay at the mall. Amazing!

    There are plenty of restaurants to choose from as well as a food court.

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  • One Stop Shopping

    by ebegich Written Nov 20, 2006

    This is my favorite place to shop. I can almost always get everything I need there. Its a great place to shop for tall people, especially tall women! And with the activities for kids and families, everyone can have fun and get their shopping done. Oh and its all inside, so even if the weather is freezing or steaming you can keep shopping.

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    Mall of America

    by zwei618 Written Jan 7, 2007

    Shop 'Til You Drop...literally.

    Whatever you need...I sure you can find it here. There are some really interesting specialty shops here. When you get tired of shopping,try one of the many restaurants...something for every taste...visit THE PARK...the huge indoor amusement park,see a movie,swim with sharks or visit one of the museums.

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    Mall of America

    by cjpindc Written Mar 3, 2003

    I hate to say it's a must see, but I guess it is kind of a unique feature to the Minneapolis area. It very close to the airport so you may want to make a trip either coming or going to the airport. The mall is known to the locals as the MOA. It has three or four levels and is circular with the mall surrounding an amusement park complete with roller coaster and ferris wheel. The mall also has underwater world, which is a huge aquarium and many hotels are nearby. The mall has a huge department store on each of it's corners. Macy's, Sears, Bloomy's, and Nordstroms. The MOA has ton's of little kiosks with specialty items and almost any other store you could imagine. No pet stores that I can think of though. It is also missing Sacs and Nieman Marcus, as they are located in the downtown area of Minneapolis. The 4th floor east side of the mall has restaurants and nightlife, clubs and sports bars. It also has a large movie theatre complex on the 4th floor as well.

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    Mall of America

    by xmanda Updated Mar 10, 2003

    The Mall of America is a great place to shop... if you are a smart shopper. Many of the items in the MOA are way over priced. A person would be better off visiting a local smaller town mall if they are interesting in buying clothes, cds, whatever in popular stores. (ex. the gap, old navy, ect) The MOA does have some unique stores that shopping in is okay because you probably won't find that store easily any place else.
    Camp Snoopy is also fun for the kids..and maybe the young spirited adult. The unlimited wrist band is the best deal for rides.

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    Camp Snoopy

    by JosM Updated Jul 31, 2004

    Indoor amusement park. Children will be delighted.
    Apart from this, the Mall of America is a mall, with hundreds of specialized shops (if you need Christmas gifts in mid-summer, you can find them here...)

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  • Mall of America

    by moor0378 Written Aug 25, 2002

    Lots of gift shops not found anywhere else along with all your favorite deparment stores. Word of Caution: avoid the mall on days when they are having live concerts! The center of the mall contains an amusement park directed towards children.

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    The Mega Mall

    by bhemak Written Aug 30, 2004

    This is what the city is famous for, a big mall. Even if you don't like malls or shopping, you should check it out. It is not only large, but well designed. It features a small amusement park in the middle and many stores that double as tourist attractions.

    There are good sit down restaraunts and interesting food courts. There are banks and post offices. An aquarium, a Lego area, sports equipment testing areas, a college, and occasionally a museum tour. You can nearly live in the mall.

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    Camp Snoopy

    by essexgirl Written Jan 26, 2004

    This is a great place to take the kids and just let them go! I highly recommend to buy a wristband for an all day pass. They usually run about $24.00. My 6 year old really enjoyed the rides and seeing Snoopy. The rollercoster and the haunted house was the best for her. The only thing is that if you want to shop...you might want to leave the kids with Dad!!

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    the MALL OF AMERICA

    by Faracy Written May 7, 2004

    The biggest mall in the United States, in the land that invented the mall... Minnesota.
    You have to go there at least once, just to say you did.
    Its no more expensive than anywhere else, and they do have a few speciality stores worth going to.. although none that I can think of right now.
    I actually like Underwater Adventure, a little pricey, but cheaper than a joint and so much more relaxing, my daughter loves it too.
    Camp Snoopy is ok... not cheap, but kids love it.

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    Long layover option

    by penpoison Written Jan 1, 2008

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    I had a 6 hour layover in the wintertime in Minneapolis which I found was very common for the airport. I was told by the agent that there was a free shuttle by light rail to the Mall of America.

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    I never thought I would spend...

    by ladyfisher Written Aug 24, 2002

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    I never thought I would spend 2 days at a mall. But I did and still didn't see or do everything. It is the most unbelivable place. A amusment park right in the centerand over 500 stores.

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    Amusement Park

    by mcpangie Updated Jan 7, 2004

    If you want to go shopping, you can drop off your kids all day long in the Camp Snoopy section and shop to your heart’s content. Just remember to pick them up again.

    Indoor Roller Coaster
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