Capitol Shopping Center

Capitol Shopping Centre (Turkish: Capitol Alışveriş Merkezi), opened in 1993 in Altunizade neighbourhood of Üsküdar, is the first modern big shopping mall on the Asian part of Istanbul, Turkey.

Capitol Shopping Centre

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Location Altunizade, İstanbul, Turkey
Opening date 1993
Developed by Mesa - Türsoy
Land area (m²) 67,000
Total enclosed area (m²) 270,000
Gross leasable area (m²) 31,000
Market (m²) Migros (2,119)
Number of stores 157
Number of FF/Rest/Cafe 24
Anchor tenants (m²) Boyner (5,802)
Homestore (640)
Koton (514)
Mango (519)
Marks & Spencer (940)
Mudo City (642)
Entertainment 14 movie halls (1,705 seats)
Kids play ground
Parking lot capacity 1,400

Built on 6 floors and covering an area of 73,000 m², the shopping complex houses 157 retail stores, a department store and an MMM Migros supermarket, 8 movie theaters, fast food restaurants, cafeterias, bowling alley and entertainment center. It houses also Capitol Radio, a private radio station broadcasting from the complex. It has an open air and covered parking lot. Several cafes are located in the area around a huge central spring fountain.

Capitol Shopping Centre also has a movie theatre which has 14 different parts. It is one of the biggest and most modern movie theatres in Istanbul.

See alsoEdit


  • From the Grand Bazaar to the modern shopping centers in Turkey. Turkish Council of Shopping Centers & Retailers (AMPD)[citation needed]

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Coordinates: 41°01′16″N 29°02′22″E / 41.02111°N 29.03944°E / 41.02111; 29.03944