Esminyaturk is located in the park of science, art and culture Sazova in the city of Eskisehir. Turkish World Miniature Park opened relatively recently, in 2016, but has already become a very popular attraction of the city.
Esminyaturk has a total of 32 miniature models of historic buildings and sights of Turkey. All the miniatures were created specifically for this park on a scale of 1:25. At the same time, every detail, decor and color of the sights is fully reflected in the miniature.
History of Esminyaturk
Esminyaturk Park Miniatures was created as part of the Eskisehir 2013 project. This project was organized by the Turkish Center for Science, Art and Culture in the city of Eskisehir. It was called to reveal, develop, protect and pass on to future generations the achievements of science, art and culture.
The park of miniatures became a part of this large-scale project. It concentrates masterpieces of world and Turkish architecture. Each miniature fully reflects all the details of the real sights. Among them you can find out:
- Taj Mahal
- Selimiye Mosque
- Medina Ottoman Railway Station
- Bey Hamam
- Ulug Bey Medresesi
- 33 Gozlu Bridge, and more.
In total, the park features 32 miniatures of attractions from Turkey, Greece, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mongolia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Kosovo, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Macedonia, India, Syria and other countries.
The cost of a ticket to the park is 3 TL for adults and 1.5 TL for children and students. On a sunny day, when you visit the park, you can rent an umbrella for free at the checkout kiosk to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the sun.
How to get to Esminyaturk Park Miniatures?
Esminyaturk Park Miniatures is located in the city of Eskisehir. To reach the park of miniatures you will have no difficulty. You can do this by public transport or taxi.
Park Address: Sazova Mahallesi, Kutahya Yolu No: 42, 26150 Tepebasi/ Eskisehir
For those traveling from abroad, it will be easier to get to Eskisehir by intercity bus from Istanbul, since the city has no airport. From the Istanbul bus station (Otogar), you can choose any passenger company and take a bus ticket on the route to Eskisehir. Buses depart daily every hour.
Nearest hotels to Esminyaturk
Eskisehir offers many accommodation options for different degrees of comfort and price category. Among the hotels of the city you can find accommodation that will suit your taste and needs. Among the closest hotels to Esminyaturk Park Miniatures are:
- Madame Tadia Otel
- Hangover Central Hotel
- Senna City Hotel
- Leto City Hotel
- Vip Suit Hotel
- The Black Hotel
- Tasigo Hotels Eskisehir Bademlik Termal
Nearest restaurants to Esminyaturk
There are many restaurants and cafes around the Miniature Park, where you can relax after a walk and have a snack. Here you can taste both Turkish dishes and European dishes. The closest restaurants to Esminyaturk are:
- Ayten Usta Gurme
- Travellers’ Cafe
- Sempre Ristorante Italiano