The Profilo Shopping Center was opened in 1998 in Mecidiyeköy. With the addition of new shops, the mall now covers an area of 110,000 square meters and is the first Turkish shopping mall to be awarded the ISO 9002 quality standard. Facilities include seven cinemas, two auditoriums, a pool hall and a 20-lane bowling alley. There is also a fitness club and various restaurants. Ample parking is provided and regular events such as fashion shows are hosted.
Istanbul Naval Museum
The Naval Museum first opened its doors to the publick in 1897 when it was known as the 'Sea Museum'. It contains a rich collection of exhibits which are divided between two buildings and the garden. The garden has items from many battleships. The first building contains old ships, model ships and items from the private yacht of Kemal Ataturk, the 'father' of modern Turkey, as well as many paintings of naval battles. Finally, the second building exhibits ships dating from the time of the Ottoman Empire.
The museum is opened daily except Monday and Tuesday from 09.30a.m. - 12.30p.m. and 1.30p.m - 5.30p.m.
Bostancı Show Center
The area called Bostanci Gösteri Merkezi is one of the most important place for nice concerts. Bostanci Gösteri Merkezi was opened in 1992 in Bostanci. It is the only concert area on the Asian side of Istanbul. The capacity is for almost 2500 people.
You can go there from Asian side with minibus in Kadiköy and Kartal, from European side you can use Kadiköy-Taksim buses. Also you can go there with your own car because there is a car-park near the building.
The Grand Imperial Mosque of Sultan Abdülmecid is is situated right at the Bosphorus Pier Square. The mosque was built in 1854 and was ordered by Sultan Abdülmecit. It was designed by Nikogos Balyan and his so n Garabet Amira Balyan in neo-Baroque style. The windows let the light reflections from the water shine in the mosque.