Miniaturk is a miniature museum and It was built on Golden Horn shore in Istanbul which was open in 2003. Miniaturk covers a total area of 60,000 m2 . It is the world’s largest miniature park with its 15,000 m2 model area. The park contains 105 models done in exact replica of the originals in 1/25th scale: 45 of the structures are from Istanbul, 45 are from Anatolia, and 15 are from the Ottoman territories that today lie outside of Turkey. All these miniatures represent the rich historical heritage of Turkey. Additional space was reserved for potential future models. Outside miniatures area there is a parking lot with a capacity of 500 vehicles.
Here all the periods and all locations of Anatolia are alive all at the same time. Without neglecting or excluding any of the historical and cultural values of Turkey. Here is the park of miniatures that brings together three millennia of history. While underlying the idea that this geographic part of the world is the cradle of many prominent civilizations, it also proves that diversity means richness.
In brief, in addition to Turkish culture, in Miniaturk there is room for different cultures. By being the “showcase” for the distinguished examples of the historical and cultural heritage of this geography. Miniaturk also declares to be the “heir” to this heritage.
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