Istanbul Cevahir

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Istanbul Cevahir Shopping and Entertainment Centre, also known as ?i?li Kültür ve Ticaret Merkezi (?i?li Culture and Trade Centre) is a modern shopping mall located in the ?i?li district of Istanbul, Turkey. Opened on 15 October 2005, Istanbul Cevahir was the largest shopping mall in Europe in terms of gross leasable area between 2005 and 2011, and is one of the largest in the world.

Structural specifications

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Interior of the Cevahir Shopping Mall in Istanbul.

Istanbul Cevahir was built on a Template:Convert land plot<ref name="About us">Template:Cite web</ref> at a cost of US$250 million. It has a total floor area of Template:Convert and a gross leasable area of Template:Convert for shops and restaurants.<ref name="Management">Template:Cite web</ref> The six retail floors of the shopping centre house 343 shops (some of which are the first in Turkey to sell certain international brands); 34 fast food restaurants and 14 exclusive restaurants.

Other facilities include a large stage for shows and other events; 12 cinemas including a private theatre and a cinema for children; a bowling hall; a small roller coaster; and several other entertainment facilities.

The building's Template:Convert glass roof carries the second biggest clock in the world, with three-metre (10 ft) high digits.

The car park has an area of Template:Convert<ref name="About us"/> and a capacity of 2,500 cars, spread on four floors.<ref name="Management"/>

Anchors and other stores

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Entrance to the ?i?li station of the Istanbul Metro in front of Istanbul Cevahir

Some of the international brands in the shopping centre are as follows:

Adidas, Bata, Benetton, BSB, Converse, Debenhams, Divarese, Dockers, Dorothy Perkins, Esprit, Evans, Fornarina, Gloria Jean's, Guess World, Jack&Jones, Kappa, La Senza, Levi's, Lotto, Massimo Dutti, Miss Selfridge, Mothercare, Nine West, Peacocks, Reebok, River Island, Topshop, Top Man, Vero Moda, and Zara as well as food chains, Burger King, KFC, McDonalds, Pizza Hut and Starbucks.

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See also

  • List of shopping malls in Istanbul

References

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External links

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