Istanbul malls and shopping have a great deal of interest to any tourist visiting Istanbul and Turkey in general, and here come to mind these questions .. What are the shopping options in Istanbul? Which Istanbul commercial complexes is the best? What are the most important Istanbul malls and where are each located?
Turkey has hundreds of family shopping centers throughout the country. In this regard we have chosen the top 10 shopping centers in Turkey.
1- Istanbul Forum
Opened in 2009 and located in the Bayram paşa area in the European section of Istanbul, the hotel is very convenient for access. It is about 25 km away from Ataturk International Airport and connects with it by metro. It is the largest shopping center not only in Turkey but also In Europe also has a total area of 495 thousand square meters.
It has about 292 local and international brands. It has a large aquarium, an ice skating rink, a snow museum, and many restaurants, cafes and shops.
2. Marmara Forum
Located in the Ottoman district of the Bakırköy district in the European section of Istanbul, the best way to reach it is by metro and get off at Zeytinburnu Station.
With a total area of 135 thousand square meters, 25 thousand of which are for entertainment and entertainment, and includes about 300 local and foreign brands and 16 cinemas, as well as many restaurants and cafes, and has a parking lot with a capacity of nearly six thousand cars and there are many events and festivals.
3 – Jawahar (Istanbul) Cevahir
Opened in 2005, it is easy to reach. It is located in the Shishli area of the European section of Istanbul and has an entrance to the Şişli metro station. It is one of the busiest shopping malls in Istanbul, especially the Arabs. Built on an area of 110,000 square meters, it consists of six floors and has 280 shops, a closed parking lot with a capacity of two thousand and 500 cars, and has a large games city and a bowling area.
4 – completion (Ankara) Ankamall
It was opened on 27 August 1999 as the “Ankara Migros Commercial Center”, but in 2004 it was reopened and enlarged, and was opened as of May 12, 2006 to a total area of 107,000 square meters.
One of the most modern shopping malls in Turkey, you will find everything you can think of in shops, e-shops, ready-made clothes, restaurants, cafes, cinemas and libraries.
5. Torium (Istanbul)
Opened in 2010 with a total area of 90 thousand square meters to accommodate more than ten thousand visitors, is located in the area of ”Esenyurt” in the European section of Istanbul.
The complex contains more than 180 stores selling various needs of clothes, home and school supplies, and other Turkish and international brands, as well as a city of ice toys, a city of games and many restaurants and cafes.
6. Ankara Forum
Opened in 2008, it is located in the area of ”Keçiören” in the center of Ankara city, with a total area of 86 thousand and 300 square meters.
This complex offers the best international and local brands at affordable prices for all ages, and allocates an area of 11 thousand square meters for shops offering the latest technology and technology devices to the world’s top brands.
7- Anatolium (BSE) Anatolium
Although Bursa city center is nine kilometers away, it is located near Bursa Bus Station, which provides transportation services throughout Turkey, with an area of 84,000 square meters.
The hotel offers a wide range of international and Turkish brands, as well as many famous restaurants and cafés.
It also has a large Carrefour brand, and the world famous Ikea store is nearby.
8. Antares (Ankara)
Opened on 21 May 2008 on a total area of 82,725 square meters, it is located in the heart of Ankara. It contains 184 shops with the most important names of international and Turkish brands, and many restaurants and cafés offering Turkish and Western specialties.
It also has a free car park with a capacity of 5,000 cars.
9. Kent Park (Ankara) Kentpark
Opened on 12 February 2010, one of the largest centers in Ankara, it is characterized by its excellent external and internal construction. The total area is 80,000 square meters. It has a large number of international and local shops. It also has a fitness center with an area of 6,000 square meters And a children’s playground with an area of 1,000 square meters.
10 – Panora (Ankara) Panora
The Panora Shopping Center, which opened in 2007 in Oran, is one of the most modern malls in Ankara. It has a total area of 80,000 square meters and is the largest commercial center with natural green facilities such as ponds and gardens with a large area of 40,000 square meters .
It also has 174 commercial centers spread over four floors. On the second floor there are two aquariums, one with coral and the other with sharks. Each basin contains 75 tons of water.