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Metrocity Shopping Mall
Metrocity, opened on April 30, 2003, is a modern shopping mall in the finance and business quarter of 1. Levent in Istanbul, Turkey, with a direct connection to 1. Levent subway station.
The complex is comprised of a shopping mall and 3 towers which rise above it: a 27-floor office tower on Büyükdere Avenue (31 floors when counted from the Zincirlikuyu level at the opposite side), and two residential towers, each having 31 floors (35 floors from Zincirlikuyu level)
Metrocity features 140 stores offering international and domestic labels, variety of restaurants and cafeterias on 4 floors with a covered area of 60,000 m². There is a MMM Migros supermarket, a department store and a strong food court. The complex’s parking lot has a capacity of 2,500 cars.
The unique architectural concept of the shopping center’s roof covering made out of Teflon coated fiberglass fabric, first application of this size ever used over a shopping mall, gives the visitors the feeling of shopping under the daylight. Easy access within the complex is provided by 3 panoramic, 5 elevators and 36 escalators.