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Miniatürk of Turkey

How about taking a fast tour through Turkey's major cities and sightseeing their landmarks? Located in Istanbul, Miniatürk is the world’s largest open air miniature museum displaying the replica of the monuments in Anatolia.

 
The museum covers an area ​​60 thousand square meters and is located by the banks of the historical Haliç, one of the most beautiful places in Istanbul. Showcasing  1/25 scale model monuments belonging to the Turkish Republic and Ottoman Empire, the museum houses 59 historical structures from Istanbul and 51 historical monuments from diverse regions in Anatolia in addition to 12 world-famous landmarks from around the world. 

FAQ about Miniatürk of Turkey

 

What is the Park of Miniatürk of Turkey?

A Miniature Park on the Golden Horn of Istanbul, Turkey, Miniaturk opened in May of 2003. At about 650,000 square feet, the pleasure ground is one among the most important of its kind within the world with a model area of 160,000 square feet. The park is beautifully supported with thousands of square feet of pools and waterways. Its popularity is often assumed by the massive automobile parking space, which is capable of holding about 500 cars at any given time.

 

In which languages are the works introduced in this Park?

 

While we are walking round the park, we hear a well-known voice other than the music. It's the voice of the town Theatre actor Mazlum Kiper. There's an audible guide system before each model. You show your card to the visual reading of the system which a familiar voice tells you, in Turkish or in English, the story of the construction and where the initial building is. The system isn't limited with Turkish and English introductions, but it gives information in six languages including French, German, Arabic and Russian.By the way, the music we hear walking within the park consists of the great Turkish author Fahir Atakoğlu, especially for Miniaturk. 

 

How can I get the ticket and what information is required information?

 

The tickets that visitors must get to enter the park list general information on every Miniature that will be found inside. Guests may insert their tickets into listening machines scattered around Miniaturk and also the machines will read more detailed information in English or Turkish. Tickets for the park cost 20 lira.

 

When will Miniaturk Parks open?

 

The museum is hospitable visitors between 10:00 - 18:00 on weekdays and 11:00 - 18:00 on weekends.

 

Miniatürk, making together with the rich design legacy of the civilizations that had managed and left their marks on this ancient land from ancient ages to Rome, Byzantine, Seljuk Empire and empire, was built by Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Culture Inc. on May 2nd, 2003 and opened by our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.