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Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyup Sultan Camii)

Camii Kebir Caddesi | Eyüp. Meydani, Istanbul, Turkey
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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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  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Camii Kebir Caddesi | Eyüp. Meydani, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

We caught the local ferry and sailed up the Golden Horn to Eyup and the Sultan Mosque. The day we travelled there it appeared to be a local festival or day of religious importance. It was very busy with local people and a service was...More

Thank Alison0211
Reviewed July 19, 2013

Went to the Eyup Mosque during Ramadan. It was crowded but just lovely. You can peek into one of the windows and see the tomb of Eyüp Sultan. It's a must see in my opinion. You can then walk up to Pierre Loti for a...More

1  Thank lovethebeach1115
Reviewed July 11, 2013

This was our first Mosque and loved that is wasn't one of the tourist ones - it was free! This active Mosque has a very interesting cemetery and Ottoman-style streets nearby. There was a religious celebration for young boys while we were there that was...More

1  Thank WGIDIR
Reviewed July 7, 2013

it's so far from old city and crowded on friday. after your visit to mosque take a turkish tea at pierre loti coffee house. it's just above the mosque with a beautiful scenery. also don't forget to hop on cable car for more beautiful view.

1  Thank emily j
Reviewed July 7, 2013

Not only for the Eyüp mosque but for the neighbouthood named the same, the visit of Eyüp mosque is maybe one of the most realistic visit in Istambul area as this neighbourhood is very populous. The mosque is entirely used by the Istambul people as...More

Thank santiago201011
Reviewed June 30, 2013

This is the mosque where the burial of Sultan Eyup is locate., It's a small mosque with wonderful Islamic design and I think this is the mosque that had the mark of the Prophet's footprints here but when we went there it was closed. Very...More

1  Thank TopKingofKings
Reviewed June 26, 2013

A picturesque spot where u can enjoy a historical small cafe & enjoy the view of both sides of istanbul

1  Thank Talal A
Reviewed June 25, 2013

This is one of the camii's that is always full. This area is the resting place of Hz Ayub Ansari...a prominent Sahaba and the flag bearer of the prophet Mohammed (SAW). It was amazing to see people come here from all over. Especially seeing an...More

1  Thank Juned J
Reviewed June 24, 2013

In contrast to the jingoism of Fatih mosque (the "conqueror's" mosque), this is a place for happy occasions (circumscisions, weddings) and for those with a need, the sick. All sorts of people come here, and there's a bit of a festive atmosphere outside. Inside, because...More

1  Thank MazenMakkouk
Reviewed June 22, 2013

The mosque is a beautiful place to visit. It's is one of the most amazing buildings in Istanbul. Before you enter buy some seeds to feed the doves. Kids will absolutely love it!! After you finish your tour I recommend going on a telepherique to...More

Thank Zainab F
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shama a
what are the timings for the mosque? regards
May 10, 2017|
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Response from Mick66622 | Reviewed this property |
from early morning to late evening
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Abdullahkhan98
How far is it from the blue mosque?
December 23, 2016|
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Response from Bilal P | Reviewed this property |
We took the tram from Sultan Ahmet to Eminonu and then caught the number 99 bus to Eyup which took approx 30mins. The bus stop is a two min walk from the mosque. We used our Istanbul card for the tram and bus, it is pretty... More
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Saafirah790
Hi everyone, I'd like to visit this area after reading reviews, please advise me about: * Recommended duration: would it take a whole day ? half a day? * Best time to go? * Is it doable if I am staying in Sultanahmet? Thank you!
October 15, 2015|
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Response from Ashfaq A | Reviewed this property |
The best day is Friday and before Jumma Pray. You may see Info Centers around every where. Ask them first, they will give infos about transports, and chose transport as your budget. Please pay Salam from my family too. He is... More
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