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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not actually a sultan (king) Khalid bin Zayd bin Kulayb a.k.a Abu Ayyub al-Ansari which is one of companion of The Prophet Muhammad PBUH. Not so big mosque but to honor his struggle against Byzantium. It is free to entry and I had opportunity to...More

Thank Mige H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The source of a lot of Ottoman folklore stems from here focussed from the resting place of Ayub Ansari RA. There is much serenity here around the mosque complex. The mosque is one of the oldest Ottoman mosques and has a different aura about it....More

Thank Hint_of_Pepper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The peace at this shrine is amazing. Very famous in Turkey, whole bazaar outside it and a pleasantly accomodating place.

Thank Aasim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And the whole area around the mosque is oriented for visitors who want to pay homage to this shrine. Also - do what the locals do.

Thank Zul J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Eyup Sultan Mosque is more than tourist visit. Visit of Hz Ayub Sultan R.A refresh your soul. A spiritual and holistic place which refresh yourself

Thank ShahzadPAK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We planned to go the Eyop Sultan Mosque as the prophets closest companions, Ayub Al Ansari (RA) is burried there. We took the Tram from Sultanhamet to Eminonu. We were planning on using the ferry but were uable to locate the stand for the ferry,...More

2  Thank sajjadh665
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The mosque and its associated complex is well preserved and maintained. Apart from religious place this also has a wide variety of eating places. Well advice to go in afternoon and stay until night. Enjoy the cable car up to Pierre Lotte hill and enjoy...More

Thank Angiodoc
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The mosque of Eyup and all its area around is one of the nicest place in Istanbul. A very sacred place for muslims is also a very lovely and interesting place to visit for tourists. There is a nice market, is a green area, full...More

2  Thank AndreaScriboni
Reviewed 1 August 2017

For those more spiritually inclined, this Mosque and complex is a must stop. its not as big and grand as the other major mosque in Istanbul but perhaps the most holy of areas. The outside feels a wee bit too touristy but inside the complex,...More

Thank akram60
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I love visiting Eyup . The restaurants offer good Turkish menemen and crusty breads. The mosque is small but beautiful and a visit to the of Hz Eyup is well worth the trip . Visitors can enter the tomb after prayer times . The mosque...More

1  Thank Chasing-history
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Sumaira U
8 July 2017|
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Response from Amine M | Reviewed this property |
No. Jumma prayer goes as normal.
shama a
10 May 2017|
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Response from Mick66622 | Reviewed this property |
from early morning to late evening
23 December 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