With a total construction area of 495.000 square meters in Bayrampasa, Istanbul, Forum Istanbul is not only the biggest shopping center of Turkey, but also the biggest shopping center of Europe with a rentable area of 176.000 square meters, and 292 national and international brands.

In addition to its rich category and store mix, Forum Istanbul hosts Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium with Europe’s biggest shark family and the first theme park Jurassic Land, and also led the way by incorporating Turkey’s first Legoland Discovery Center.

In addition to big and special entertainment areas, Forum Istanbul also offers 10 separate entertainment concepts together including the Cinemaximum Movie Theaters, Funlab Entertainment World, Atlantis Bowling, Tiox Entertainment Center, Flyride Helicopter Tour Simulation, Magical Hands kids’ club, and sandcastle playground.

Sea Life Istanbul

Sea LIFE is the largest and most visited aquarium chain in the world serving with more than 40 years of knowledge on 51 different locations in 4 continents. Its center in Turkey was founded on an area of 8000 square meters in Bayrampasa Forum Shopping Mall. In the aquarium, there is an underwater ocean tunnel of 83 meters, almost the length of a football field. This is the longest ocean tunnel in Turkey and Europe.

In SEA LIFE Istanbul, about 15,000 marine creatures of over 500 species live in 5 million liters of water in 51 exhibition tanks. These include Turkey’s largest family of sharks and 2 largest sharks, consisting of over 60 sharks of 15 different species, including sand tiger, zebra, and hammock. Huge stingrays over 3 meters in length in different species, belonging to the family of sharks, say hello to visitors in Sea Life Istanbul. Other interesting species included in this vast ocean tank are horseshoe crab, the species of which is 570 million years old or arapaimas whose tongues are about 1.5 meters long and which became a legend of Amazon Indians.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Istanbul

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Istanbul, one of the world’s most famous entertainment centers, offers fun and educational activities for families with children aged 3-10 in an area of 3,000 m2 within Bayrampasa Forum Istanbul Shopping Mall.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Istanbul, consisting of 2 million LEGO® parts, has fun LEGO® trips, LEGO® factory tour which tells the secret of Master Model Builder and organized in different concepts each week, 4-D Cinema, birthday room which is specially located for birthday celebrations and special events, theme parks and the first MINILAND in which the most important architectures of Turkey and the world are exhibited together with local artifacts. LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Istanbul offers fun minutes not only for children but also for adults with Adult Night activities organized in different concepts. You can buy LEGO® sets and LEGO® pieces in grams in LEGO® store which is not available at any other point of sales. Since its opening, LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Istanbul has been trying to do its best to offer entertaining activities for visitors and make them learn by enjoying. It has been the first and only center in the world to receive the Trip Advisor Excellence Certificate among LEGOLAND® Discovery Centres in the 16 metropolitans with its visitors’ evaluations.

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 Park

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.

The Infinite Pleasure of Shopping, Entertainment, and Flavors

Palladium Istanbul shopping center located on the Asian side of Istanbul, features leading Turkish and international brands, in a unique lifestyle space.

The Palladium in Istanbul is known for its giant glass sphere and is one of the most iconic sites in the city, with its stores stretching across five floors. The centre offers a diverse range of local and international brands, all from the heart of the vibrant Atasehir district.

The Palladium in Istanbul cost nearly $230 million to build and opened its doors in 2008. The exquisite modern masterpiece is home to 190 stores, making it one of the largest shopping malls in Istanbul. Visitors can browse the rails in designer showrooms such as Guess, Michael Kors, Tommy Hilfiger, Zara and Pierre Cardin or shop at outlets for brands like Adidas and Gap.

Offering one of the most diverse and luxurious experiences of any Istanbul Shopping Mall, the family-friendly Palladium has its in-built theatre, cafes and a massive food court with over twenty restaurants.

Stores

Some of the international brands in the shopping center are Adidas, Armani Jeans, Apple, Banana Republic, Benetton, Bershka, Burberry, Camper, Chakra, Clarks, GAP, Guess, Jack Jones, LC Waikiki, Mac, Mango, Marks&Spencer, Massimo Dutti, Mavi, Michael Kors, Network, Nike, Oysho, Pasabahce, Pierre Cardin, Pull&Bear, Samsonite, Samsung, Sephora, Stradivarius, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria’s Secret, Yves Rocher, Zara, Zara Home, Zen Diamond.

Cafes and Restaurants

Some of the food chains in Palladium Shopping Center are Burger King, KFC, Mcdonald’s, Midpoint, Starbucks.

Entertainment

Equipped with the latest in technology, Palladium has transformed going to the movies into an infinite pleasure with; 10 theaters (3 featuring 3D), giant silver screens, a flawless sound system, a seating arrangement with unobstructed viewing and major comfort.

Shopping, Entertainment, Social Life and Gastronomy Center

Emaar Square Mall, which has been one of the parts of social life in Istanbul since 28 April 2017, continues to host its visitors with its unique and inclusive line.

Emaar Square Mall project entered into service to provide an area where meets all the needs of its visitors from Turkey and other countries, as a result of this mission it hosts 491 separate brands.

At the same time luxury, accessible luxury and economic; offer options for every budget in one place. Along with the brand’s own discounts and deals, Emaar Square makes shopping easier with the advantages it offers to its visitors.

By adopting the same approach in the field of eating and drinking; international cuisine, as well as traditional Turkish cuisine are located in the mall. While offering a wide range of flavors, it is also possible to find a choice of kitchens for every meal of the day. Emaar Square continues to be a gastronomy center with this attitude while designing the coffee and cocktail-based beverage mix which has become a part of modern city life so that visitors can have a pleasant time.

The first 4DX multi-storey cinema of the Anatılian Side with a capacity of 2400 people, Emaar Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, and 3 different social concepts offered for both children and adults as the viewing terrace that started in 2018; Emaar Square Mall makes an opportunity to escape the chaos of the city with our family and friends.

also carries a wellness center features over the 138 thousand 423 square meters field.

Emaar Square embraces the heart of fashion while hosting various brands from Italian, French, German, American and many parts of the world; It creates a traditional, modern, popular and universal concept by including Turkish brands in its field.

Emaar Square, with its indoor and outdoor shops, provides a sheltered area. on the other hand, it has an architecture that does not deprive its visitors of the free, spacious street air.

Emaar Square is located in Uskudar, one of the most popular cities of Istanbul with its large land, multi-story structure, open area and promises a new neighborhood of its own originality to all visitors in its easily accessible area.

Entertainment 

  • Emaar Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

More than 20,000 water creatures from different points of the world are at Emaar Square Mall.

Emaar Aquarium & Underwater Zoo offers visitors unique experiences and unforgettable memories as they discover the wonders of the sea.

More than 20.000 sea creatures and amphibians including the largest creatures of the world, dazzling beauties, wierd and poisonous species from the gripping jungles to the depths of the oceans welcomes visitors in an admirable world.

You will be mesmerized by Emaar Aquarium & Underwater Zoo!

  • FunLab

FunLab is an indoor family entertainment center offering entertainment for everyone from 7 to 77, with a total of 7 branches.

  • VR Room

Get ready for an indescribable fun with the best virtual reality experience in town. PUBG, Beat Saber, Arizona Sunshine, Creed and many more await you at VR ROOM and VR ROOM Arena.

  • Cafes and Restaurants 

Some of the food chains in the shopping center are Burger King, Caffé Nero, Carl’s Jr., Chillbox, KFC, Krispy Kreme, McDonald’s, Popeyes, Saray Muhallebecisi, Starbucks, Sushico, Tavuk Dunyasi, The House Cafe, Vakko Patisserie.

  • Stores

Some of the international brands in the shopping center are Adidas, Benetton, Bershka, Beymen Club, Big Baker, Desa, Divarese, Gucci, Guess, Hermes, Hugo Boss, Intimissimi, LC Waikiki, Louis Vuitton, MAC, Mango, Marks&Spencer, Massimo Dutti, Mavi, Nars, Oysho, Puma, Samsonite, Samsung, Sephora, Skechers, Stradivarius, The North Face, Under Armour, Vakko, Vans, Victoria’s Secret, Yves Rocher, Zara, Zara Home.