TOP 5 SHOPPING MALLS OF ISTANBUL● TURKEY TRAVEL JOURNAL
Top 5 Shopping Malls of Istanbul
I listed the Top 5 shopping malls of Istanbul below according to frequently asked questions by my guests and by tourists who travel to Turkey. Most of them are easily accessible by metro or public transportation, child-friendly and not far from touristic areas like Sultanahmet or Taksim (except Mall of Istanbul). There are local and quality Turkish brands, theme parks, large food lounges with local tastes, Aquariums, huge theaters where you can watch Broadway musicals (if you are lucky) and much more in these shopping malls.
So here we start to our top 5 Shopping Malls of Istanbul list with Mall of Istanbul.
1- Mall of Istanbul
Mall of Istanbul is one of the biggest malls of Turkey and hosts the leading brands in the world attracting attention as the most functional shopping center of Turkey with its concept and the different units it accommodates.There is a huge theme park in it.
Address: Süleyman Demirel Bulvarı Mahmutbey/Başakşehir-Istanbul
Tel: +90 444 2 664
2- Istinye Park
Let's say it's expensive shopping in here. If you are looking for Louis Vuitton or Tiffany's jewelry, that's your shopping mall.Located in Sarıyer district and it has brought a new dimension to Istanbul’s shopping concept. Spread out over an area of 242.000 sqm, the shopping center offers a variety of outdoor and a green central park, Fashion District, street side shopping, a kids’ entertainment center of 1.500 sqm, Hillside Sports and Leisure Club, The Bazaar and 12 movie halls, one of which being IMAX 3D.
Address: İstinye Bayırı Cad. No: 73 Sarıyer-Istanbul
Tel: +90 (212) 345 5555
3- Zorlu Center
Zorlu Center is the new meeting venue in Istanbul. Zorlu Center features a luxurious shopping center, a center for performance arts, a 5-star hotel, offices, and residences. There is a performance center in this shopping mall where you can watch famous musicians and Broadway musicals.
Address:Levazim Mah. Koru Sok. No:2, 34340 Beşiktaş, Istanbul
4- Istanbul Cevahir
Istanbul Cevahir shopping mall is the largest shopping mall in Europe and the second largest shopping mall in the world.Cevahir shopping mall is located on the European side of Istanbul in Sisli.You can reach shopping mall from everywhere easily with public transportation. Visitors who come by subway, directly go into Cevahir. And Cevahir was chosen as Superbrands by Turkish Public in 2012.
Address: Büyükdere Cad. No: 22 34400 Şişli-Istanbul
Tel: +90 (212) 368 6900
5- Forum Istanbul
Forum Istanbul shopping center is Europe’s largest shopping center.It has easy access from the metro and the famous Sea life aquarium is located in it.
Address: Kocatepe Mahallesi, Paşa Caddesi 34045 Bayrampaşa / İstanbul
T. 0 (212) 443 13 50 / email@example.com
There are other big and central shopping malls in Istanbul that are not in top 5 shopping malls of Istanbul list that are worth visiting. Akmerkez shopping mall, Marmara forum shopping mall, Kanyon shopping mall, Olivium outlet center, City's Nisantasi, Viaport outlet and shopping center, Historia shopping center (very close to Sultanahmet area) are only a few number of them.