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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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Camii Kebir Caddesi | Eyüp. Meydani, Istanbul, Turkey
Golden Horn
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Eyup Sultan mosque is one of the most sacred locations in Islam and the most sacred in Turkey. The mosque compound contains the shrine of Hazrat Abu Ayun al-Ansari , i.e. 'Hzt Eyup Sultan' (ra) a close companion of the Prophet Muhammad (saw) and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Eyup Sultan Mosque is very spiritual place for us Muslims because a companion of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) , Abu Ayub Ansari (RA) is buried here. The place is always crowded and people enters from one side on tomb and pass the grave and say little...More

Thank Fawad M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Away from main city - a peaceful calm place - it was busy but far better than our expectations - an historic Islamic place

Thank Suhail A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This mosque build by one of Othamanli sultan as they expect Abo Eyup al-ansary was buried there. Mosque is very beautiful and good art with blue color.

Thank Abdelkarim_Saleh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we visited this old place it had old mosque with surrounding shops caffee restaurant and nice telferk that you can go to up and enjoy seeing frim top

Thank 585ali74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here to visit the maqam (tomb) of the Prophet (s) companion Sayyiduna Ayub Al Ansari. Beautiful mosque and experience.

Thank Nidal T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a good idea to include Pierre Loti in the itinerary when visiting this mosque. And if you go by the cable car from the mosque to the hill you will experience some great views of the Golden Horn.

Thank SaadSeeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Egiup camii 3 days ago and it was marvelous! It is not a touristic place,with a local style.

Thank NAGIA94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is a beautiful mosque u can visit, the women should wear hejab and there are scarves available but i also noticed some women not wearing hejab so i think it is not obligatory. outside the mosque there is a sign that guides you to...More

Thank Helia_TehranGuide
Reviewed August 13, 2018

While this mosque is revered by Turks for its connection to the Prophet Muhammad through one of his companions, it has a very family-friendly atmosphere. Turks still take their sons here after they are circumcised. We were offered candy and chocolates by multiple children there...More

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Sumaira U
July 8, 2017|
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Response from Amine M | Reviewed this property |
No. Jumma prayer goes as normal.
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shama a
May 10, 2017|
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Response from Mick66622 | Reviewed this property |
from early morning to late evening
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Abdullahkhan98
December 23, 2016|
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Response from Bashar K | Reviewed this property |
I think the easiest is going by tram from Sultan Ahmed to iminunno and from there you can go by bus- there are a lot of buses go to that destination.
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