This is your complete guide for SM Aura in Taguig

About SM Aura

SM Aura (formerly SM Aura Premier), is a large upscale shopping mall located at McKinley Parkway corner 26th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, Philippines, owned by SM Prime Holdings, the country's largest mall developer.

SM Aura

The mall is the 13th SM Supermall in Metro Manila and 47th SM Prime mall in the Philippines. It was the 2nd SM Supermall to be called "Premier" (now discontinued) after SM Lanang. It is designed by EDGE Interior Designers and Arquitectonica.

Facade of SM Aura

The shopping center is situated near its rival mall Market! Market!, owned by Ayala Malls, a real estate subsidiary of Ayala Land, and affiliate of Ayala Corporation.

SM Aura interior

SM Aura in details

  • Address: 26th Street corner McKinley Parkway
  • Opening dateMay 17, 2013; 10 years ago
  • Previous namesSM Aura at the Civic Center (2011), SM Aura Premier (2013-2023)
  • DeveloperSM Prime Holdings
  • ManagementSM Prime Holdings
  • ArchitectArquitectonica
  • No. of stores and services300+
  • No. of anchor tenants8
  • Total retail floor area249,861 m2 (2,689,480 sq ft)

SM Aura Origin

The name of SM Aura is derived from the elements gold (which has the chemical symbol Au) and radium. According to SM Prime Holdings, Inc., the name defines "luxury and elegance that emanates from within."

The mall had its inaugural blessing on May 16, 2013, a day before the grand opening.

SM Aura Mall Features

SM Aura Skypark

The development includes the Skypark, a multi-level green roof. It has al fresco bars & restaurants, sculptures and botanical gardens, a 1,000-seat performance hall called Samsung Hall and the 250-seat Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod

An installation at Skypark

View of McKinley Parkway and Serendra from Skypark

SM Food Hall

Designed by Miami-based architectural firm Arquitectonica, the structure will be a basic “dumbbell” arrangement determined by the narrow site, with the main entry at the north corner, and the office tower located at the southern end. The main vehicular drop-off is provided on the western side, with taxi stations on the first basement, accessed from the lower, eastern road.

The high-end mall consists high-end and international fashion brands such as Stuart Weitzman, Joseph (UK), Calvin Klein, Stradivarius, Uniqlo, Topman, and Topshop. Other tenants include Crate & Barrel, Ramen Nagi, Todd English Food Hall Manila (now The Food Hall), and Fitness First Platinum.

SkyPark at night

Food on Four
Tucked inside SM Aura, Food on Four is a premier food hall that houses 18 specialty restaurants offering a wide variety of eats and drinks perfect for your next food trip.

Food on Four

SMX Convention Center Aura
It also features an SMX Convention Center at the third and fourth floors.

SM Cinema
SM Aura offers a total of five state of the art cinemas with two regular cinemas equipped with Dolby Atmos sound system, two Director's Club Cinemas, and an IMAX theater at the fourth floor.

SM Aura IMAX Theater

Director's Club
SM Aura offers two Director's Club Cinemas with in-butler service. It is the second Director's Club Cinema branch after SM Mall of Asia.

SM Aura offers an IMAX theater that is the seventh of its kind in the country. In January 2022, the IMAX theater temporarily operated as a "Large Screen Format" (with films shown in non-IMAX DMR releases) due to undisclosed reasons. The IMAX theater resumed regular operations with IMAX DMR releases on May 4, 2022, along with the release of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

Samsung Hall
Samsung Hall is a 1,000-seat performance theater located at the 6th level of SM Aura. It opened on October 25, 2013.

Inside Samsung Hall

It has been graced by multiple international acts such as D'Sound (first performers at the venue), Sungha Jung, Mayday Parade, Charli XCX, Metric, Before You Exit, Oh Wonder, Why Don’t We, and iKon.

Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod
Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod is a 250-seat Roman Catholic chapel located at the 7th level of SM Aura. Opened in May 2013, it is named in honor of the Filipino saint Pedro Calungsod.

Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod

Shaped like an abstract cave, it has a semi-circular opening that references to the cave of the Resurrection.

SM Aura Office Tower
The mall is connected to a 29-story office tower which has an area of 40,424 square meters (435,120 sq ft). The SM Aura Office Tower is built according to international green standards, with efficient use of energy and sustainable operation features. The Office Tower is also home to one of the largest serviced offices in the Philippines, with 400 seats in a 20,000-square-meter (220,000 sq ft) office space.

SM Aura Office Tower

As part of Bonifacio Civic Center, the tower also houses several government offices such as Social Security System, PhilHealth, Pag-IBIG Fund (Home Development Mutual Fund), Philippine Postal Corporation, Bureau of Immigration, Land Registration Authority and Taguig City Government.

The Aura Tower also houses corporate offices such as Uber, Lixil Philippines, Cisco Systems Management, Inc., Regent Foods Corporation, Teleperformance, and Ezaki Glico International.

Skypark view from SM Aura Office Tower

SM Aura Mall Hours & Contact Details

Address: 26th Street Corner McKinley Parkway, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Mall Hours: Monday to Saturday - 10:00AM - 10:00PM, Sunday - 10:00AM - 10:00PM
Customer Service:
Facebook: SM Aura
Instagram: @smaurapremier


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