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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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Abu Ayub Al Ansari is one of the friends of the Prophet Mohammad PBUH. He came with the Islamic army trying to conquer what was then called Costantinopol and has died and buried on the gates of the city. There was an agreement between the...More

Thank Amine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a random visit for me as I had not planned to visit here but I had a few hours spare before my flight back. Trust me these couple of hours were no where near enough. The mosque is beautiful with a lot of...More

Thank GlitterR0se
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go by ferry and you will enjoy more. Do not miss the cemetery. Lots of interesting souvenir shops and various others

Thank viola301
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful experience! Visited it in 2014. Always wanted to revisit. The tomb has a special importance for Muslims; Sultan Eyup was a companion of the holy prophet Muhammad PBUH. The place should interest non Muslims as well. Visiting the neighboring graveyard also fascinating! It has...More

Thank kamalilahi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As mosques go in Istanbul, this one is "only" a couple of centuries old - but it's gorgeous, and has a few buildings of interest nearby. I went on a Sunday and the place was packed - it was quite a moving experience. Sunday is...More

1  Thank supimpa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great man Sultan Eyup resting in peace surrounded by Gigantic buildings and thousands of victories go to this place to salute him. A historical place and Turkish tradition energize your corusity to learn more and more about this country and this great nation.

Thank A F
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing mosque architecturally as all others in Istanbul. Historically very fascinating and important. Holds the tomb of Abu Ayub Ansari, an absolute must visit.

Thank Asad M
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shama a
what are the timings for the mosque? regards
10 May 2017|
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Response from Mick66622 | Reviewed this property |
from early morning to late evening
How far is it from the blue mosque?
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
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!
15 October 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