Miniatürk is a miniature park situated at the north-eastern shore of Golden Horn in Istanbul, Turkey. It was opened May 2, 2003. Miniatürk covers a total area of 60,000 square metres (650,000 sq ft). It is one of the world’s largest miniature parks with its 15,000 m2 (160,000 sq ft) model area. The park contains 122 models in 1:25 scale. It contains structures from in and around Turkey, as well as interpretations of historic structures.
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The abandoned village of Khalde. Upper Svaneti, Georgia.
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The Palanok Castle or Mukachevo Castle is a historic castle in the city of Mukachevo in the western Ukrainian oblast (province) of Zakarpattia. The Palanok Castle is delicately preserved, and is located on a former 68 metre high volcanic hill. The castle complex consists of three parts: the high, middle, and low castle.
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Buthrotum was an ancient Greek and later Roman city in Epirus. In modern times it is an archeological site in Vlorë County, Albania, some 14 kilometres south of Sarandë and close to the Greek border.
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Ksamil is a village and a former municipality in the riviera of Southern Albania, and part of Butrint National Park.
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Dzharylhach (also spelled as Dzharylgach) is an island in Skadovsk Raion, Kherson Oblast near Crimea in Ukraine. Along with the Tendra island that lays to the west, in the past was a spit that Greeks called “Achilles Run”. To the west it stretches as a spit and as a shoal, that sometimes dries up, connects to the continental portion of Kherson Oblast near town of Lazurne.
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Shkhara is the highest point in the nation of Georgia. Located in the Svaneti region along the Russian frontier.
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Berat is a city located in south-central Albania, and the capital of the County of Berat. In July 2008, the old town (Mangalem district) was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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Gjirokastër is a town in southern Albania. Lying in the historical region of Epirus, it is the capital of Gjirokastër County. Its old town is inscribed on the World Heritage List as “a rare example of a well-preserved Ottoman town, built by farmers of large estate.”
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Shkodër is a city in northwestern Albania and the seat of the county with the same name. It is one of the oldest and most historic places in Albania, as well as an important cultural and economic centre.
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