Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)

Last Updated on September 26, 2020

Shopping centers in Istanbul are the most popular alternative for shopping in Istanbul and also one of the best meeting points and entertainment areas in Istanbul. Istanbul also hosts more than 200 modern shopping malls. And some of them are really very huge and amongst the best shopping malls in Europe. These multi-functional shopping centers in Istanbul will let you spend a fantastic time on your visit to Istanbul.


The Kanyon, Metrocity and Akmerkez in the Levent district; the Istinye Park in Maslak, the Cevahir in Mecidiyekoy and the Forum Istanbul in Bayrampasa are the most popular shopping malls in Istanbul, on the European side that worth a visit.

The Emaar Square Mall in UskudarCapitol in Altunizade, Palladium and Brandium in Atasehir and Viaport Asia next to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are the popular ones in the Asia side.

Top Shopping Malls in Istanbul

Emaar Square Mall in Uskudar

Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)

Emaar Square Mall, hosting 491 separate brands within its indoor and outdoor shops, plus entertainment areas such as 4DX Multi-Storey Cinema, Emaar Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, FunLab, and Virtual Reality Room, is one of the most popular shopping malls in Istanbul. Covering an area of more than 138,000 square meters field, it secures its place as the beating heart of luxury shopping in Turkey. Continue reading…

Address: Unalan, Libadiye Street No:88, 34700 Uskudar
Tel: +90 (850) 290 80 90
Opening Hours: every day between 10:00-22:00
Access: by metro ( Kadikoy – Kartal Metro line; Goztepe Station)
Web: emaarsquaremall.com/en


Istinye Park in Sariyer

Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)

300 stores, 270.000 m2 construction area, 87.000 m2 store area, 3,600 units car-park and wide range of stores. Both indoor (giant glass dome and glass ceilings) and outdoor space. Superior stores, cinemas, fashion, entertainment, food and activity areas.

Address: Katar Cad. , No: 73 Sarıyer
Tel: +90 212 345 55 55
Opening Hours: every day between 10:00-22:00
Access:Public Bus (lines 29B FSM – 4. Levent Metro, 29P Poligon Mah. – 4. Levent Metro, 29Ş İstinye Dereiçi – Şişli, 40B Sarıyer – Beşiktaş, 42 Bahçeköy – 4. Levent Metro)
Midibus (İstinye – Beşiktaş Tarabya – Beşiktaş)
free Shuttle from the Auto Industry and ITU stop between 12:00 to 14:00.
Web: www.istinyepark.com/en

Kanyon in Levent

Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)

40.000 m2, 117 stores and 26 restaurants in 4 floor, 9 screen cinema, fitness center
2,300 car car-park capacity. Top local and global brands, gourmet restaurants, cafes, and open air performances.

Address: Büyükdere Cad. No:185, 34394 Levent
Tel: +90 212 317 53 00, WhatsApp: +90 532 290 56 96
Opening Hours: every day between 10:00-22:00
Access: by Yenikapi-Haci Osman Metro, by public or midi-buses going to Levent
Web: www.kanyon.com.tr/en/home

Akmerkez in Etiler

Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)


A joint venture of world-class shopping mall. 246 stores, 1,500 units indoor car-park and wide range of stores. Superior stores, fashion, cinemas, entertainment, food and activity areas.

Address: Nispetiye Cad. 34337, Etiler
Tel: +90 212 282 01 70
Opening Hours: every day between 10:00-22:00
Access: by Yenikapi-Haci Osman Metro, by public or midi-buses going to Levent or Etiler
Web: www.akmerkez.com.tr/en

Cevahir in Sisli

Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)

Over 200 stores across 6 floors, diverse range of shopping categories and a full range of brands. Wide variety of restaurants and cafes, movie theaters and the state theater. Superior stores, fashion, cinemas, entertainment, food and activity areas.

Address: Büyükdere Cad. No: 22, 34400, Şişli
Tel: +90 212 368 69 00
Opening Hours: every day between 10:00-22:00
Web: www.istanbulcevahir.com

Forum Istanbul in Bayrampasa

Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)

Forum Istanbul is the largest Shopping and Residential Center in Europe. 495.000 m2, 286 domestic & international brands. Cinemaximum Movie Theaters, Funlab Entertainment World, Atlantis Bowling, Tiox Entertainment Center, Flyride Helicopter Simulation and Sand Castle apart from large-scale and tailor-made playgrounds. Also houses IKEA. In addition, the famous Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium, which house the largest shark family in Europe, and the Legoland Discovery Center in Turkey also situated in Forum Istanbul.

Address: Kocatepe Mahallesi, Paşa Caddesi, 34045, Bayrampaşa
Tel: +90 212 443 13 50
Opening Hours: every day between 10:00-22:00
Access: by Public bus (lines 32 Cevatpaşa – Eminönü, 32A Cevatpaşa – Beyazıt, 32T Cevatpaşa – Mecidiyeköy, get off at the station Kartaltepe)
– by Metro (get off at the station Atatürk Airport – Aksaray Tube Route, change trains at the station Aksaray – Kirazlı Tube Route)
Web: www.forumistanbul.com.tr/en

Metrocity in Levent

Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)

Superior stores, fashion, cinemas, entertainment, food and activity areas.

Address: Büyükdere Cad. No:171, 1.Levent
Tel: +90 212 344 06 60
Opening Hours: every day between 10:00-22:00
Access: by Yenikapi-Haci Osman Metro, by public or midi-buses going to Levent
Web: www.metrocity.com.tr

Viaport Asia in Pendik, close to SAW airport

Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)

365,000 m2 space, 250 stores, 4,000 vehicle car-park, amusement centers, cinemas. Designed in a street concept and offers shopping at affordable prices at the stores are designed in an outlet concept. A fun center for families with children, with the Ponny Club, Amusement Centre, bowling and cinema. 10 min. drive to Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW).

Address: Yenişehir Mah. Dedepaşa Cad. No:19 , Pendik
Tel: +90 216 696 10 01 (Pbx)
Opening Hours: every day between 10:00-22:00
Access: by public bus (lines 132K, 134, 130H, 16KH, KM25, KM27)
– by mini-buses (Pendik Kurtköy / Viaport, Pendik / Velibaba / Viaport, Kartal / Sultanbeyli / Viaport, Dudullu / Yedpa / Viaport, Çekmeköy / Madenler / Viaport)
Web: www.viaport.com.tr/en/

Capitol in Altunizade

Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)

Superior stores, fashion, cinemas, entertainment, food and activity areas. Cinema Spectrum which is renewed, its food and beverages area. The Loft, and the Captune World offers a brand new play area for children.

Address: Mahir İz Caddesi 34662 Altunizade
Tel: +90 216 554 77 77 (Pbx)
Opening Hours: every day between 10:00-22:00
Web: www.capitol.com.tr

Palladium in Atasehir

Top Best Shopping Centers and Malls in Istanbul (2020 Insider Advice)

Stores, fashion, cinemas, entertainment, food and activity areas. Areas for kids.

Address: Barbaros Mah. Halk Cad. No:8-B, Ataşehir, 34746
Tel: +90 216 663 15 00
Opening Hours: every day between 10:00-22:00
Access: free shuttle from Atasehir, Bostanci, Caddebostan, Goztepe, Sogutlucesme, Yenisehir
Web: www.palladiumatasehir.com.tr


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