Arkadia (shopping mall)

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Coordinates: 52°15′23″N 20°59′2″E / 52.25639°N 20.98389°E / 52.25639; 20.98389

Arkadia shopping center
Main entrance
Interior

Arkadia in Warsaw, Poland is the largest shopping complex in Central Europe (as of 2007).[1] In total it has 287,000 square metres (3,100,000 sq ft) of space, 230 shops, 25 restaurants, and a movie theater.[2] It is owned and operated by Unibail-Rodamco.

Among the stores are: Carrefour, EMPiK, Leroy Merlin, Saturn, Cinema City, Euro RTV AGD, H&M, and Zara.[2]

Arkadia opened on 20 October 2004 and was developed by BEG Ingenierie Polska and Cefic Polska.[2] The International Council of Shopping Centers awarded it the best shopping mall project in Poland, Shopping Center of the Year in 2004, and the European Shopping Center Award for best mall in Europe in 2006.[3] It was declared Warsaw's most disabled-friendly building by the Warsaw Without Barriers programme and the NGO Association of Friends of Integration (Stowarzyszenie Przyjaciół Integracji).[4]

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  1. ^ Bracuk, Diane. Once-shabby Warsaw steps out in style, Toronto Star. 16 Aug 2007
  2. ^ a b c Arkadia Opens Archived 25 May 2006 at the Wayback Machine., Warsaw Voice. 27 October 2004.
  3. ^ Arkadia shopping center wins prestigious award, Warsaw Business Journal. 29 May 2006
  4. ^ Breaking down the barriers Archived 5 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine., Warsaw Business Journal. 20 December 2004

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