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Address: Imrahor Caddesi | Sutluce, Istanbul 34445, Turkey
Phone Number:
+90 212 222 2882
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

Minaturk is just what it sounds like: a mini version of treasures found in...

Minaturk is just what it sounds like: a mini version of treasures found in Turkey. The park contains 105 models done in 1/25th scale, about half of them from Istanbul and the rest from Anatolia and the Ottoman territories outside of Turkey.

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It was a great coincidence to visit this place ; it has many unique famous architecturs from many places in the world in a smaller design.... It is a must visit if you come to... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a great coincidence to visit this place ; it has many unique famous architecturs from many places in the world in a smaller design.... It is a must visit if you come to istanbul....

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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place give you a real inside about the History, politic & Culture of this country, it took me only 1 hours to see it because I was alone and all that I did was mostly pictures, but if you are with friends, it will take the double of the time, every min. of it are worthy I must say!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place showing miniatures of all historic constructions at Istanbul. A must go place for families

Thank Sabeer S
Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It takes two hours to know more about turkey, the Great Ottoman Empire, a little bit about the Greeks, Constantinople and later during Ataturk It gives a good idea about the big cities including Bursa, Quoya Antalya, Izmir, Mardin, etc.

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Tabriz, Iran
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic if you have kids you must visit here you can see all of turkey at glance very enjoyable visit.

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Cesme, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well thought,organized and built for locals,Turks and the tourists. Make visiting all the important sights in Turkey (their replicas) possible in one day. You may have an overall idea of Turkey. Don't go back before visiting here.

Thank freckledborn
Chester, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great family place where kids can run around and see very cool models that illuminate Turkish history.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had so much fun here! There is a lot to look at as you wonder around the paths. If you have visited some of the locations before, its a great opportunity to compare them in size and really see the differences in style and architecture. I've seen a number of the monuments that are shown in real-life and it... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were very few tourists here. It was a good place for kids to play, especially with other little kids. Mine had a lot of fun.

Thank Nmkhan1
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in istanbul for just a few days, and don't have time to visit other regions of Turkey, then this is a good place to visit. Here you'll see mini versions of all the major sights and attractions of Turkey. There's the Aya Sofia, the Blue Mosque, various other famous mosques and tombs, the rock formations of Capadoccia, etc... More 

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Istanbul’s most famous street, pedestrianized Istiklal Caddesi (Independence Avenue), throbs day and night and offers a fantastic array of architectural sights, shops, treats, and throngs upon teeming throngs of people. At the avenue’s northeastern end is expansive Taksim Square, thought by many to be the very heart of the city, with many of Turkey’s most renowned restaurants and some of Europe’s most happening nightlife in close proximity. In striking contrast, Beyoglu’s less trafficked areas – such as the affluent Cihangir and the antiques district of Cukurcuma – exude Old World charm and provide contemplative calm and splendid diversion via an assortment of cozy cafes, attractive boutiques, and quiet lanes.
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