The shopping center previously known as “Recklinghausen Arcaden”, in the center of the German town of Recklinghausen, in a location with a long history in trade, re-opened its doors under the new name “Palais Vest” on 16th September. Unique architecture with a combination of modern aspects and historic references and elements referring to the former palaces of the royals reigning the area in the past thousand years – the inhabitants of the town and the surrounding area have a beautiful new destination for their shopping.
Palais Vest is enormous shopping centre with 27,700 m² floor space and 120 shops and restaurants on three floors. Renowned international brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Marc O 'Polo and Media Markt are settled in the mall.
The Palais Vest Shopping center is located in Recklinghausen, northernmost city in the Ruhr-Area and the capital of the Recklinghausen district, in the vicinity of to the main train station. It is well served by public transport.
Exterior: Natural stone façade, impressive entrance area.
Interior: On the inside, the shopping center excels with its expressive architecture. Modern design is combined with decorative elements found in historical palaces; the entire composition of colors and materials contributes to the “Palais” theme. In addition to the ample vestibule, future visitors will find the Green Salon, the Mirror Hall and the Orangery. These central halls serve to structure and shape the mall. Elements like chandeliers, ornaments at ceilings and walls, eye-catching pieces of furniture and a matching color and light design round off the elegant overall picture. Two-level shop facades with a height of up to eight meters allow for tenants’ individual solutions. Another highlight is an installation of more than 5,000 movable mirrors created by the renowned artist Julius Popp which invites the visitors to interact.