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Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyup Sultan Camii)

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Address: Camii Kebir Caddesi | Eyüp. Meydani, Istanbul, Turkey
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This mosque stands outside the city walls at the location where Hz Eyyubu...

This mosque stands outside the city walls at the location where Hz Eyyubu El-Ensari, a noted Islamic individual, died in the assault on Constantinople in 670 AD.

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Eyup mosque

Very impressive outside. Too bad we came after closing time, so we could not see the inside. The hill top location and fonicular descending added to the experience.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very impressive outside. Too bad we came after closing time, so we could not see the inside. The hill top location and fonicular descending added to the experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you are a Muslim or not, you will be moved by the crowds praying in the shrine and queuing in front of the relics of Prophet Muhammad.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

A visit to Eyup Sultan Mosque is a deeply spiritual experience. It reminds of the great sacrifice of this great companion of the Prophet - peace be upon him. Abu Eyup Ansari was a host of the Prophet and later he spent his life to introduce God to people. The mosque is big and clean. The only issue is that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

For many years we used to limit our activities in the well known touristic places in Istanbul. We have been adviced to go Eyup Pasha area; which we finally did. In the center of this area located Eyup Pasha mosque. This is nicely decorated mosque with traditional ceramics and phrases from Holy Book- Quran. For lovers of Arabic Language- Istanbul... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

This area definitely worth to visit if you are in Istanbul, is a bit far from the other most known areas such as Sultanahmet, etc but this area (Eyüp) is a must to visit as well specially if you want to get out of the most touristic areas in the city and see a very historical area but not very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

This was my dream to visit this place of our Prophet (saw) beloved sahabi.Beautiful mosque and heard beautiful reciatation of quraan

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

I am not sure if many people know about this area, it is a bit far from the most knows areas like sultan ahmet, but I love love this area, very historic, nice gardens, shops everything. There is situated a restaurant calls pierre lutte, you can go there by teleferik also by foot but its situated on a high mountain... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Arrived at the mosque and the mausoleum of Eyup Sultan (Halid bin Zeyd Ebu Eyyûb) via a chairlift and the small market. Eyup Sultan was the standard bearer for the Prophet Mohammed as well as the last survivor of his inner circle of trusted companions and is highly revered in islamic history. I was privileged to have visited the tomb... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

its more of a religious affiliation area than as only a tourist attraction , the companion n host of Prohet Muhammas S.A.W is burried, a mosque was built there in his honour , many pilgrims visits n show their respect n affiliation

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

The Turks deserve credit for preserving the Islamic history throughout Istanbul and of course Eyup Sultan Mosque is one of the key sites. We got their by getting the tram from sultan Ahmet to Eminonu, then walked a little to the bus station near the bridge and caught bus no. 99A to Eyup. With our Istanbul cards it was really... More 

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