Istanbul has a Maquette park which has begun to operate as of April 23rd, 2003. The mini Turkey park called Miniaturk and have mini models of old ottoman architectural works in Turkey. On miniaturk Turkey's rich historical and cultural heritage is being displayed with their maquettes.
If you plan a visit to Istanbul, this is a must-see event, you should put into your agenda. You can have snap to all main structures in Turkey in such a short time. On the park, there are 105 models of architectural structures. 45 of them belongs to structures from Istanbul, another 45 structures from the rest of Turkey and some 15 models made by Turks that are on the borders of other countries. All maquette structures are 1/25 of their original size.