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Akasya is a shopping mall located in Acıbadem at the Uskudar part of Istanbul, Turkey covers an area with a GLA of 80.000 sqm. Akasya offers visitors a unique architectural design with 30 m high freeform skylights to provide maximum daylight with a ground floor height of 8 m for shop displays to experience street shopping offering visitors close to 270 stores including 10.000 sqm KidZania Children Edutainment Centre, 15 movie theatres with 2500 seats along with one of Europe’s biggest Imax screen, 360 degrees food court with more than 2000 seats capacity with unique concierge services located at the 2 main entrances, valet parking and with Akasya Park on 10.000 sqm located on the North Entrance of the shopping centre.
Unique and wide shopping experience providing a valuable & affordable luxury brandmix including 1st stores in Turkey of Victoria’s Secret, Crate & Barrel, IRO, Hogan, Rag & Bone, Hackett, Hamleys and as well as the 1st flagship stores opened at the Asian Side of the city such as; Apple Store, Burberry, Tod’s, Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, Sandro Paris, Tumi, Agent Provocateur, Tory Burch, Longchamp, DVF, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Kipling, Skechers, Vans, Façonnable, Brooks Brothers, Maje, Ladurée, Under Armour, Guess, Swatch, Vilebrequin, Jo Malone, Furla, Hackett, Folli Follie, Orlebar Brown, O bag, Weekend by Max Mara, Aveda and Armani Collezioni.
AKASYA is the winner in BEST SHOPPING MALL in Europe in “New Developments Large” Category in 2015 ICSC European Shopping Centre Awards.
Akasya distinguishes itself from existing shopping malls not only by its brand new shopping experience but also by providing its visitors with green spaces for recreation – the green space is located in the very center of Akasya and the blue water canals that run through it make it an important meeting point. Akasya Park provides visitors with a rejuvenating resting area right in the middle of Akasya offers the largest open-air concert space on the Anatolian side of Istanbul. The whole of Akasya Park was designed with the idea to breathe a new air into Istanbul’s social life. Akasya Park is also the winner of “Best Landscape” Award 2016 of The Plan Magazine.
Akasya Meydan (Akasya Event Plaza)
Akasya Meydan is located at the south entrance of the shopping mall and offers visitors extraordinary event services within Akasya, the new meeting point of the city. It is an open-air space that acts as an integral part of the shopping mall.