The Maryland Mall is popularly known as “The Big Black Box.” It is located at 350-360 Ikorodu Road, Ikeja, Anthony Village, Lagos. The Maryland Mall is now known as Purple Maryland. The mall offers several attractions like boutiques for shopping, cinema for movies and restaurants where different delicacies are served. Some fun things to do at the Maryland Mall are:
1. Eat and Drink
You can visit the food court at the Maryland Mall for the tastiest Nigerian, Asian and Mediterranean dishes. Restaurants like Chicken Republic, Okele Restaurant, Shuttles food, The Place restaurant, Barcelos restaurant and the Triple J Chinese restaurant. You can also get ice cream at the Ice cream factory in the mall.
2. Buy and Shop
The Maryland Mall is a very good place to visit for any shopping needs. You can shop for groceries at Shoprite. You can also get the latest clothing and footwear from PEP store and Twice as Nice. You can shop for baby care items from Baby Bliss and Fraicheur. You can get quality jewelry at Accessories 2 die 4 and your phones and phone accessories at Samsung and Tecno Mobile. The Maryland Mall has over 20 stores. So, it offers a host of options when it comes to choosing the best products for you and your family.
3. See a Movie
The Genesis Deluxe Cinema is located in the Maryland Mall. So, one of the fun activities you can engage in is seeing a movie. The cinema offers the opportunity to see a variety of the latest movies at a relatively cheap price.
4. Play Games
The Maryland Mall has a fun factory for kids. Funtasticaland provides maximum entertainment and amusement for children. It is the perfect place to have fun and spend quality time with family. There are dancing games and table soccer. Children friendly foods like popcorn and ice cream are also available.
If you are on a budget or you just want to have a look at the items on display, the Maryland Mall is the perfect place. Even if you are short on cash, you can always hangout with friends and window-shop.
One of the many fun activities to indulge in at the Maryland Mall is skating in Skate City. If you’re looking for a place to have fun and laugh with people, Skate City is a good option. There is a skating instructor to teach people how to skate. It is also relatively cheap at 2000 naira.
7. Virtual reality
Another fun activity to enjoy at the Maryland Mall is a virtual reality ride. The Ivy virtual reality at the Maryland Mall provides a mind-blowing virtual reality experience. You can also indulge in a simulator ride at the mall.
8. Go to the bank
Apart from the several ATM machines available at the Maryland Mall, there is also a Stanbic IBTC bank branch within the mall. If you have problems with your account, you can easily go into the bank and report those issues.