Upstream of Hasköy in dull Sütlüce, on the north side of the monumental Haliç Bridge, Miniatürk is one of those attractions you’ll either love or hate. It displays over a hundred 1:25 scale models of Turkey’s most impressive sights, spaced out along a 1.8km signed route. İstanbul itself is home to 45 of the attractions – from mundane Sirkeci Post Office through to the Blue Mosque – while another 45 cover sights in Anatolia. Not all the well-detailed models are buildings – if you’ve ever wanted to see Cappadocia’s fairy chimneys or the travertine cascades of Pamukkale in miniature, then this is the place to see them.

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