Over a half century ago in 1961, Mr. Ömer Sakder entered the amusement
business by renting bicycles, following motorcycles to cover his pocket money.
With a Turkish and an Italian partners, they’ve opened Turkey’s first ‘Lunapark’
an outdoor Fairground area for family entertainment. In early 80’s, he moved to
our new hometown Bursa – TR, opened an outdoor amusement park in 20
hectares. Altinpark Lunapark is still one of the largest amusement park in Bursa.
In 1991, his son, Mr. Galip Sakder has begun producing amusement rides and
operating ‘starpark’ family entertainment centers chain in countrywide. Starpark
has been specialized on manufacturing of traditional family and children rides in
house-design, engineering and building. All products are built according to the
European standards and can be certified by other certification bodies.
Customization and special construction according to buyer specifications and
local regulations are also possible. Starpark is a family-run company where all
family members are actively involved within the everyday management, in direct
cooperation with a highly qualified staff of approx. 40 people at the factory, 280
people at the ‘starpark’ FEC’s. Mr. Galip Sakder is directing the company with his
two daughters Selin & Sinem Sakder. With 60 years of experience, we are
consulting theme park, amusement parks and rides, children play areas, national
parks. Mall of Istanbul, Turkmenistan FEC’s for government, Iran Mall FEC’s and
entertainment areas, Retro Lunapark, Congo, Republic of Congo – Africa
Amusement Park projects, Martin Luther Kids – Paris in cooperation with
government projects are some of our consultant and our operating projects. The
production is entirely made within its premises, which extend over a covered
area of 10,000 sqm. Our factory is located in the biggest industrial area of Bursa,
Turkey. Only one-half hour to two hours away from Istanbul through the
highway. Accessible with ferryboat every two hours from Istanbul.
– The World of Amusement
Our founder, Mr. Ömer Sakder, bumping and pointing.
Our director Mr. Galip Sakder, shooting.