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The legendary city of Istanbul is a shopping paradise that combines mega malls in fashionable shopping districts with traditional markets in atmospheric settings.

Akmerkez Shopping Mall

Akmerkez in Etiler, one of the city's most fashionable and central locations, has a modern outlook with its architectural and management concepts. It was selected as "Europe's Best Shopping Mall" in 1995 and "The World's Best Shopping Centre" and by the International Council of Shopping Centres the following year.

  • A modern outlook with its architectural and management concepts
  • Located at one of the city's most fashionable and central locations
  • Europe's Best Shopping Mall in 1995
  • The World's Best Shopping Center in 1996

Istanbul Sapphire Shopping Mall

At the Istanbul Sapphire Shopping Mall, just few steps away from our hotel, shoppers can delight in new fashion trends and food outlets that serve both Turkish and world cuisine. The Observation Deck offers stunning 360-degree views of the city from a height of 236 metres, while the staggering Skyride simulation offers a 4D adventure with a helicopter ride over Istanbul.

  • Walking distance from the hotel
  • Observation deck with 360-degree views
  • Wax museum

Kanyon Shopping Mall

This shopping mall, set in a primarily open-air environment, is spread over four levels. The retail mix is spread across four distinct streets, each of which displays their own energy and vibe.

  • Open-air environment
  • Spread over four levels
  • Distinct retail streets

Metro City Shopping Mall

Metro City is a modern shopping mall with a direct connection to 1. Levent subway station. The mall has 140 stores which feature both international and domestic labels. There is also a playground for children, as well as a variety of restaurants.

  • High quality stores
  • Food court with a variety of options
  • Playground for children

Grand Bazaar

The Grand Bazaar is one of the largest covered markets in the world, comprising more than 58 streets and 4,000 shops. Welcoming between 250,000 and 400,000 visitors daily, it is well known for its jewellery, pottery, spices and carpet shops. The first construction was done between 1455 and 1461 by order of Sultan Mehmed The Conqueror. The bazaar was vastly enlarged in the 16th century during the reign of Sultan Suleiman The Magnificent and in 1894, underwent a major restoration following an earthquake.

  • One of the largest covered markets in the world
  • Comprises more than 58 streets and 4,000 shops

IstinyePark Shopping Mall

İstinyePark is where the most distinguished and famous brands of Turkey and other parts of the world have opened their first or biggest stores. It meets all the demands of the customers who want to spend a pleasant day shopping before dining in cafes and restaurants.

  • Top quality famous brands
  • Both indoor and outdoor space
  • Giant glass dome and glass ceilings

Spice (Egyptian) Bazaar

Covering an area of 384 blocks, the Spice (Egyptian) Bazaar is the second largest and oldest covered bazaar in Istanbul. Built in 1664, the Bazaar is an “L” shaped building featuring 86 shops and is a part of the külliye of the New Mosque. Within the building, visitors can find spices, herbal teas, dried fruits, Turkish delight, Turkish coffee, as well as leather and jewellery. The Bazaar also offers restaurants with a view over the Golden Horn and Galata Bridge.

  • Covering an area of 384 blocks with 86 shops
  • Authentic shopping experience
  • Famous for various kinds of spices sold
  • A part of the külliye of the New Mosque


Vialand is the first entertainment and life centre in Turkey combining a theme park, shopping avenues and a show area. Located at Eyüp, visitors can experience more than 50 attractions built on an area of 600,000 sqm including a 110 km/h fast-launched rollercoaster, a water coaster, a rapid river ride, drop tower and a dark ride. Built to reflect daily life in historic Istanbul, the park is located next to a shopping avenue featuring 250 stores, which includes word famous brands.

  • Turkey's first theme park
  • A large shopping centre
  • Open air shopping
  • 3d museum

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