With a total construction area of 495.000 square meters in Bayrampaşa, Istanbul, Forum Istanbul is not only the biggest shopping center of Turkey, but also
the biggest shopping center of Europe with a rentable area of 176.380 square meters, and 292 national and international brands.
Hosting IKEA, the leader home decoration, Koçtaş, one of the biggest construction markets of Turkey; broad technology area including the brands such as Media Markt, Teknosa, and Bimeks; and several sports brands including Intersport, Adidas, Nike and the French sports store Decathlon, Forum Istanbul is a center of attraction preferred by the visitors from Istanbul and outside of Istanbul with its big stores like H&M, Boyner, YKM, C&A, Marks&Spencer, and Zara, as well as rich mother-baby and kids stores mix, food court and restaurants.
In addition to its rich category and store mix, Forum Istanbul hosts Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium with Europe's biggest shark family one of the best dinosaur parks of the world, as listed by numerous global authorities including CNN International and National Geographics; Jurassic Land and led the way by incorporating Turkey's first Legoland Discovery Center in July 2015.
In addition to big and special entertainment areas, Forum Istanbul also offers 10 separate entertainment concepts together including the Cinemaximum Movie Theaters, Funlab Entertainment World, Atlantis Bowling, Tiox Entertainment Center, Flyride Helicopter Tour Simulation, Magical Hands kids' club, and Kum Kalesi playground.
Leading the way for a brand new life in Istanbul with its store mix, events, architecture, and artworks, Forum Istanbul Shopping and Life Center is located at the junction of E5 and TEM highways, on the new metro lines, and only 25 minutes to the Atatürk Airport, thus it offers a comfortable transportation and shopping atmosphere for not only Istanbul citizens, but also for the local and foreign visitors visiting Istanbul.