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Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyup Sultan Camii)

Camii Kebir Caddesi | Eyüp. Meydani, Istanbul, Turkey
+965 9777 7110
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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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Reviewed September 12, 2011

A visit to the Eyup Mosque is an amazing experience and you will really discover the spirit of the people of Istanbul as there is very few tourist. The Mosque and its courtyard is beautiful and there is a special section where you can walk...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2011

Well worth the taxi ride or (better) the boat ride from Eminonu (mind the schedule - one trip every hour), the Eyup Sultan Mosque is a calm refuge away from the hectic Istanbul tourist scene. (and of course this place is holy, but nevertheless inside...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2011

feel the spirit of Sahaba, feel the inside comfort, visit, prey & see the grave.

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Reviewed September 18, 2010

This is my second visit to Eyup masjid. The serenity of the masjid overwhelms you once you step into the prayer area. If it is not for the architecture, one should visit this site because of it's character and tranquility. I suggest this is done...More

3  Thank Salman68
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Reviewed June 20, 2010

This mosque, situated in a district called Eyüp which is almost an ancient and holy necropolis of Ottoman times, is considered the number 4 shrine of Islamic communities after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem. Built in 1458, just 5 years after the conquest of Istanbul by...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2009

I admit I was a complete tourist in Istanbul, but I'm always interested in getting away from touristy places to experience places and opportunities that are more a real part of any city that I visit. The Eyup Sultan Mosque is probably the most holy...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2009

Our hotel was in the Sultanhamet District but a 15min taxi ride (20TL) was well worth it. This is the resting place of abu ayyub al ansari (R), a very famous companion of the beloved prophet Muhammed (PBUH). The tomb can be very bust but...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2008

Eyup sultan is one of the most conservative sections of Istanbul but a place that should be on every travellers itinerary. Away from the tourists, you get to see Istanbul as it must have been like for hundreds of years before Ataturk tried to turn...More

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Sumaira U
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Response from Amine M | Reviewed this property |
No. Jumma prayer goes as normal.
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Response from Mick66622 | Reviewed this property |
from early morning to late evening
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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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