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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 3 days ago via mobile

the story of this mosque goes back to early days of islam which inspired the acquisition of these land to muslims.

Thank Shaltoni
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beyond the ancient city walls on the south bank of the Golden Horn, this stately mosque—one of Istanbul’s most sacred Muslim sites—is flanked by massive cemeteries. Named for the prophet Mohammed’s legendary companion, Abu Ayyub al-Ansari, on whose tomb the mosque was purportedly built in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Tomb of Eyup is overlooked by many of he tours as its Islamic origins are thought to be non interest. The historical significance dates back to 630 AD as this personality was one of the trusted companions of the prophet Muhammad (peace be upon...More

Thank Mohammed E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very prominent Sahaba (Abu Ayub Ansari) of the Holy Prophet (May Peace be upon him) buried here. This was the same Sahaba who's house the Holy Prophet (saw) stayed at when he first arrived in Medina after the migration from Mecca. He also gave money...More

Thank Rizwan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This mosque is not in your typical tourist area, but well worth the visit. We enjoyed walking around the neigborhood. The mosque itself is beautiful and colorful.

Thank laurajelisha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Compared to Istanbul's other famous mosques, this one is not so impressive itself, but the neighbourhood is lovely. After visiting the mosque you can take the Telefreak to climb up the hill and enjoy the view from one of the many coffeshops there. You can...More

Thank Saqr A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Istanbul for three nights and we chose not to spend the most of our time anywhere else but Eyup Sultan. What a spiritual vibe there. Thought we were staying at Ortakoy but we never failed to pray our Maghrib and Isha prayers...More

Thank Erphan3dhi
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Beautiful Masjid, the outside area is also amazing and here is the Grave of the companion of Prophet Mohammad -Peace Be Upon Him- Abu Ayoub Al Ansari.

Thank Salah-Hosny91
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Architecture and the embroideries are beautiful. And most importantly you can feel the atmosphere of the Ottoman Empire and the peace.

Thank Sebat J
Reviewed 6 June 2017

You get a very close view of the grave and stay there as long as you want, there are two trees just outside which were planted by Hazrat Ayub (RA).

Thank Touseef Z
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Sumaira U
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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