The 10 best shopping malls in Istanbul

Shop till you drop at one of the best shopping malls in Istanbul. From bargain-brand stores to luxury boutiques, we’ve picked our favorite places to shop. Just remember to take your wallet and wear comfortable shoes.

There are malls in nearly every district across Istanbul. You can find stores that sell all different lines of clothing, high-end shoes, exquisite perfumes, chocolates and different household items. What you might not know is that there are also exceptionally large malls sprinkled throughout Istanbul that are amazing in and of themselves. You may consider planning a trip to Istanbul to check out Mall of Istanbul, Akasya AVM and Palladium. To get a better idea of what these various malls offer read further about their specifics below.

1. Aqua Florya

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Aqua Florya located in Florya, European Side of Istanbul is a popular shopping mall on the Bakirkoy Coast featuring over 100 stores, including Gratis, H&M, Lacoste and Nike. It is home to Istanbul Aquarium, a thematic park.

Address: Senlikkoy Mahallesi Yesilkoy Halkali Cad. No:93 34153 Florya, Istanbul

2. IstinyePark

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IstinyePark is the most lucrative shopping mall in Sariyer, European Side of Istanbul. It is the largest mall on the north of Istanbul. The mall has 87,000 m2 of store space and a parking lot for 3600 vehicles. IstinyePark is featuring world famous stores, including Adidas, Divarese, Benetton, Gucci, Calvin Klein, Columbia, Tommy Hilfiger and Puma.

Address: Pinar Mahallesi, Katar Caddesi, No:73, 34460 Sariyer, Istanbul

3. Akasya Mall

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Opened in 2014, the Akasya Mall is located in Uskudar, Asian Side of Istanbul. At Akasya Mall you’ll find an impressive array of nearly 150 retail shops and restaurants to make your shopping experience unforgettable.

Address: Acibadem Mahallesi, Cecen Sokak, No:25, 34660 Uskudar, Istanbul

4. Kanyon


Opened in 2006, the Kanyon Mall is the one of the largest shopping mall in Sisli, European Side of Istanbul. The four floor mall contains more than 150 retail shops, 9 restaurants. Tha Kanyon Mall is the perfect shopping destination for anyone looking to spend a fun-filled day in a casual, energetic, and vibrant environment.

Address: Levent Mahallesi, Buyukdere Caddesi, No:185, 34394 Sisli, Istanbul

5. Mall of Istanbul

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Mall of Istanbul located in Basaksehir, European Side of Istanbul is one of the largest and most visited shopping malls in Istanbul. With 350 stores, 40 restaurants and attractions including Moi Park, an entertainment center for kids, and with a 16-screen and 3050-seat movie theater the options are unlimited in Mall of Istanbul.

Address: Ziya Gokalp Mahallesi, Suleyman Demirel Bulvari, No:7, 34490 Basaksehir, Istanbul

6. Palladium


Located in Atasehir, Asian Side of Istanbul, Palladium Mall is the largest retail shopping and entertainment destination. The mall contains over 200 stores with some of the most exclusive outlets including Watsons, Us Polo Assn, Samsonite, Marks & Spencer and Samsung.

Address: Barbaros Mahallesi, Halk Caddesi, No:8, 34746 Atasehir, Istanbul

7. City’s Nisantasi

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City’s Nisantasi is the premier shopping mall in the district of Sisli. With more than 100 specialty stores, you will never go home empty handed with the City’s Nisantasi.

Address: Tesvikiye Mahallesi, Tesvikiye Caddesi, No:12, 34365 Sisli, Istanbul

8. Zorlu Center

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Zorlu Center is one of the largest shopping mall in Besiktas, European Side of Istanbul. With more than 200 specialty stores, it offers a unique shopping experience. Some of the world famous retail includes Adidas, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Lacoste, Apple Store, Levi’s, H&M, New Balance and more.

Address: Levazim Mahallesi, Koru Sokagi, No:2, 34340 Besiktas, Istanbul

9. Akbati


The Akbati Mall located in Esenyurt is the biggest shopping mall in the area. With nearly 200 stores and restaurants, Akbati offers the finest collection of department stores and premium shops.

Address: Sanayi Mahallesi, 1655 Sokak, No:6, 34538 Esenyurt, Istanbul

10. Viaport


Viaport located in Pendik, the east of Istanbul is one of the largest and most visited shopping malls in the area. With 200 stores, 20 restaurants the options are unlimited in Viaport.

Address: Yenisehir Mahallesi, Dedepasa Caddesi, No:19, 34912 Pendik, Istanbul