Castle Towers Shopping Centre, or known locally, simply as "Towers", is a large shopping centre in Castle Hill, New South Wales, Australia. The shopping complex is owned by QIC, the owner of other major Australian shopping centres including Westpoint Blacktown and Robina Town Centre Shopping Centres.
It has a net leasable area of approximately 112,000 square metres, making it one of Australia's largest shopping centres. Castle Towers is one of only six shopping centres in the Sydney metropolitan area to contain two full-line department stores, the others being Westfield Bondi Junction, Westfield Parramatta, Warringah Mall, Westfield Hornsby and Westfield Miranda.
... Castle Hill's commercial area centres around a section of the Old Northern Road at the suburb's eastern side ... side is an older, traditional shopping strip, with the modest-sized Castle Mall shopping centre ... Its northern side is dominated by the large Castle Towers shopping centre, with two department stores as well as two Event cinema multiplexes (giving a total of 16 Cinemas) ...
... Castle towers varied widely in shape, size, and purpose ... However, as castles also served as the luxurious home of Japan's feudal lords (the daimyō), it was not uncommon for a castle to also have an astronomy tower, or a tower which ... or watchtowers would have been kept, outside of larger castle compounds, at various times and places throughout Japan's history ...
... Castle Towers is expected to become one of the largest shopping centres in Australia after the redevelopment, with 170,000 square metres of active floorspace ...
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“From whatever you wish to know and measure you must take your leave, at least for a time. Only when you have left the town can you see how high its towers rise above the houses.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
“Let me be at the place of the castle.
Let the castle be within me.”
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