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Capitol Shopping Center
Capitol Shopping Center, opened 1993 in Altunizade quarter of Üsküdar, is the first modern big shopping mall on the Asian part of Istanbul.
Built on 6 floors and covering an area of 73,000 m², the shopping complex features 157 retail stores, a department store and a 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 in the spacious area around a huge central spring fountain enable customers to socialize and relax during shopping.
The mall is visited by 1 million people monthly. Visitors are mainly from the east bank districts of the city.
Since 1999, the shopping mall offers its visitors a courtesy card, which entitles the holders special discounts in the stores.