Miniatürk, which brings together the rich architectural heritage from the cultures of every civilization that ruled and left traces in these lands, from Antiquity to Rome and Byzantium, from the Seljuks to the Ottomans, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Culture Inc. on May 2, 2003, and was opened to visitors by our President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
‘Big Country Small Model’ A road with the slogan Miniatürk was Turkey’s showcase.
In Miniatürk, thousands of historical artifacts out, awareness, the period represented capability by Turkey and selected from Ottoman geography 62 works from Istanbul, 60 pieces from Anatolia, and 13 work today, including the geography of the Ottoman outside the borders of Turkey 135 architectural structures, 1/25 miniature models were used.
Miniatürk, Turkey and Turkish culture are not limited to, together with all the values that make Anatolia Anatolia, all bear the marks of life experience in the neighboring region. Reaching the Golden Horn up to 3,000 years ago, the traces left by civilizations where peace, tolerance, and justice prevailed are brought together in this park.
On the one hand, caravansaries, complexes, madrasas, bridges, stations, piers, castles, ramparts, tombs, mosques, churches, synagogues, palaces, mansions, obelisks, monuments, sculptures, on the other hand, unique natural formations in the world from Pamukkale to Fairy Chimneys, It was selected by a team of experts with meticulous work.
The Temple of Artemis and Halicarnassus Mausoleum, which were built in Anatolia and considered among the seven wonders of the ancient age, are also exhibited in the area.
In Miniatürk, everything is so true to its origin that you feel as if you have traveled the whole country from east to west, north to south. Of course, it is not the same as seeing the original of the works, but seeing the miniatures, let alone longing to see the original, it is another pleasure to watch those unique structures from this perspective.
Audio Guide Mobile Application service related to the works is also provided in Miniatürk. Miniatürk Mobile application can be downloaded to the mobile phone via Apple Store or Google Play. The determination of the trip route, the model of all the works in Miniatürk in the province, and location information is located in Turkey can be seen Miniatürk Mobile app also Turkish, English, French, German, Russian, Arabic, Farsi, can relax in 9 language options including Japanese and Spanish. There is IMM WIFI on our sightseeing route.
Miniatürk’s total area is 60,000 square meters. The 15,000-square-foot area where the models, as well as parking for 300 cars, restaurant, cafe, gift shop, outdoor demonstration area, children’s playground, ferries, controlled boats, excursion train, Mini 4 largest in the stadium, chess and maze area, and Turkey- Miniatürk, a giant complex with Istanbul simulation helicopter tour, has thought of everything necessary for visitors to have a good time and learn while having fun.
Taking its strength and beauty from the 3000-year-old civilizations behind it, Miniatürk is not only a pleasant excursion park but also a cultural and social responsibility project. Young generations will discover in Miniatürk how well-established civilization they have nourished.
Domestic and foreign tourists tour of one of the first addresses in Istanbul Miniaturk, as soon as the ideal place for those who want to throw a fabulous tour of Turkey, in short: Turkey’s Showcase!