AFI Palace Cotroceni

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AFI Cotroceni
Bucharest Day 4 - AFI Cotroceni (9434231355).jpg
Location Bucharest, Romania
Opening date October 29, 2009
Developer AFI Europe NV & New Century Holding
No. of stores and services 300
Total retail floor area 76,000 square metres (818,057.2 sq ft)[1]
No. of floors 2
Parking 2,500 underground & deck

AFI Cotroceni is a shopping center in Bucharest, inaugurated in October 2009 by AFI Europe, part of the Africa Israel group. With a leasable area close to 90,000 sqm, AFI Cotroceni is considered as the largest and most dominant shopping mall in Romania.

The mall is situated at the intersection of Timisoara and Vasile Milea Boulevards, in the Cotroceni neighborhood, its central location, in high proximity of the Presidential Palace, the Romanian Parliament and the “Politehnica University”, is among the biggest advantages of AFI Cotroceni project. Due to its public transport connections, AFI Cotroceni is easy to access from all parts of the City, by metro (Politechnica Metro station), bus and tram (12 different lines).

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With 350 shops, AFI Cotroceni offers a perfect mix of local and international brands and represents the main commercial destination of the City, being visited by an average of 50,000 shoppers per day (20 million per year)[2]; in addition, AFI Cotroceni benefits from a large entertainment area, multiple leisure options and 2,500 parking places both underground and above ground.

Entertainment Facilities[edit]

AFI Cotroceni has one major objective – to deliver the highest quality based on experience. AFI Cotroceni has quickly become the main entertainment and leisure destination in Bucharest, with non-stop hypermarket Auchan, 20 cinema halls, the first IMAX cinema in Romania (3D), AFI Aventurier, the largest adventure park in Europe located in a mall, restaurants, carting, casino, a skating rink of approx. 1,000 sqm, an escalade wall, an artificial lake, playground with roller-skate, bowling and snooker.[3][4]

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Coordinates: 44°25′48″N 26°3′9″E / 44.43000°N 26.05250°E / 44.43000; 26.05250