Z Square Mall Kanpur
Z Square Mall is one of the largest shopping mall in Kanpur. It is spread over 1,500,000 sq ft right in the heart of Kanpur,near Bada Chouraha, Mall Road. Z-square excels in all sections be it shopping, entertainment, dining or parking. Over 100 national and international brands are available under one roof.Structure was designed by M/S Hafeez Contractor and is regarded as India's first ever mall with Post tension and beamless structure technology from Singapore with minimum column grid of 10 metres.
Z-Square has a multiplex(INOX) consisting of four screens and well maintained food courts. Domino's is available inside the multiplex and standards of other food items are up to the mark. Almost all bollywood and popular hollywood movies are screened. Quality of the 3-D prints is below expectation .
Apart from cinemas,fun city is the right place which offer both recreation and loads of entertainment. It includes various skill-based games and common racing games. Air hockey is the center of attraction.
Z-Square is located at about 13-14 Km distance from IIT-Kanpur Campus.It takes 30-40 minutes to reach there unless one get trapped in traffic jams which are quite frequent during the evening time. Mostly students prefer to go in groups so they book auto-rickshaws or cabs which are easily available and at nominal cost. They drop you in front of the mall and the same auto-rickshaw will generally take one back to the campus.
Almost all food courts are in the top floor of the mall. Among the available food centers McDonald's , Domino's and Pizza Hut are most common. Pizza Hut is the place where campus students prefer to go because of 20% discount given. One has to just produce the campus id card to avail the discount. CCD and Baskin Robbins ice cream parlours are also available.