Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB) approved a project plan that will construct a 2-kilometer cable car line connecting Eyüp-Pierre Loti – Miniatürk. The construction of the cable car line will start in 2016, as the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality approved the project plan listed in the municipality’s budget statement for 2016.
The planned cable car line is expected to carry 3,000 passengers per hour and ease the burden of day-to-day traffic between Eyüp-Pierre Loti and Miniatürk neighborhood.
Each cable car cabin will have a capacity of 8 people and the project is scheduled for completion in 14 months.
Eyüp is a charming district of Istanbul located at the end of the Golden Horn. In the centre of Eyüp, you can discover the famous Pierre Loti hill. The famous cafe entitled with the name of Pierre Loti, a famous French writer, is reached on getting to this ridge on which the perfect view of Golden Horn can be watched. You will be charmed by the beautiful wooden houses of this very authentic neighbourhood frequented by Turkish families.
Meanwhile Miniatürk, located by the Golden Horn, is one of the world's largest miniature parks with its 15,000 sqm (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.