Emaar Square Mall opens its doors in Istanbul
Emaar Turkey, the country-subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC, has opened Emaar Square Mall, a world-class retail and leisure destination located in the heart of Emaar Square, an elegant master-planned development.
With its architecture inspired by İstanbul, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Emaar Square Mall showcases some of the world’s leading retail, entertainment and gastronomy brands to assure visitors of a memorable experience.
A must-visit destination in İstanbul, Emaar Square Mall has several outlets of renowned brands from Turkey along with other global names, and is projected to be welcome 25 million visitors annually.
Currently, the mall’s retail mix includes 10 per cent luxury brands, which will be increased to 25 per cent by September. Additionally, the leisure attractions such as Emaar Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, FunLab and Turkish Village, will appeal to visitors of all age-groups, underlining Emaar Square Mall’s reputation as a family destination.
The stars of fashion at Emaar Square Mall
Among the top brands at Emaar Square Mall include Galeries Lafayette, and luxury brands such as Gucci, Cartier and Hermès that will offer a delightful shopping experience for visitors.
World-renowned automotive brand Mercedes introduces the ME Store concept to Turkey for the first time, while Turkish fashion giant Vakko operates one of its largest outlets in the country in Emaar Square Mall. The rich brand portfolio also includes high street brands such as Zara, LC Waikiki, Massimo Dutti, Victoria’s Secret, Mango and Atasay.
All the flavours of Istanbul
Emaar Square Mall’s Turkish Village will bring the spirit of the world’s oldest shopping centre, the Grand Bazaar as well as the dynamism of small markets from all over Istanbul at one destination. Local brands are also present in the Turkish Village celebrating the neighbourhood culture of Istanbul as well as offering a choice of delectable local cuisine.
Emaar Square Mall’s exclusive restaurants
In addition to a wide range traditional and modern cuisine as well as gourmet restaurants, gastronomy festivals will be held throughout the year offering diverse culinary flavours to visitors. Huqqa, which combines delicacies of the world cuisine with Istanbul’s unique Bosphorus view, and Şamdan, one of the oldest and most famous restaurants of Istanbul, are showcased at Emaar Square Mall with their exclusive concepts.
Entertainment for everyone
Emaar Square Mall emphasises on entertainment along with retail and gastronomy to ensure that visitors have memorable experiences in every visit. Further, fountain shows, water features and open areas of the mall bring a new experience to the city.
Emaar Square Mall has a cineplex with a total capacity of 2,400; the cinema deploys 4DX technology, which engages all five senses. Emaar Aquarium & Underwater Zoo adds to the joy of visitors with over 20,000 aquatic animals of 200 different species. It is also home to one of the world’s largest crocodiles at a length of 5 metres and its mate, among other species never seen in Turkey before. Children can learn about ecology and the sustainability of marine life, while the conservation programme will focus on preserving some endangered species.
A calendar full of activities
Ateliers, kids’ events, workshops & theatre and also an art centre located in the heart of the mall welcome visitors with a rich events and activities calendar all-year round.