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Eyup Sultan Mosque (Eyup Sultan Camii)

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Address: Camii Kebir Caddesi | Eyüp. Meydani, Istanbul, Turkey
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This mosque stands outside the city walls at the location where Hz Eyyubu...

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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Ayoub Ansari The Host of Mohammed PBUH

This area is the Full attract of Muslim tourist cause of cemetery of Hazrat Ayoub Ansari and One of the beautiful mosque in Turkey found near by.and great ice cream parlar.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was an old operational mosque with different architecture, but it was so crowded and people didn't treat me friendly because i did not have hijab, even they send me out of one of side shops.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is the Full attract of Muslim tourist cause of cemetery of Hazrat Ayoub Ansari and One of the beautiful mosque in Turkey found near by.and great ice cream parlar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the historical back story of how Abu Ayub Ansari RA (Eyup in Turkey) came to be buried here to be almost as interesting as the magnificient architecture of the mosque complex. Also to be recommended is the chair lift (over the hillside old cemetery) up to Pierrelotti where you can have enjoy some refreshments and a panoramic view... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

There is a view as many of the Sinan designed mosques as possible. It's an old place but worth seeing for sure.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Very impressive outside. Too bad we came after closing time, so we could not see the inside. The hill top location and fonicular descending added to the experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Whether you are a Muslim or not, you will be moved by the crowds praying in the shrine and queuing in front of the relics of Prophet Muhammad.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

A visit to Eyup Sultan Mosque is a deeply spiritual experience. It reminds of the great sacrifice of this great companion of the Prophet - peace be upon him. Abu Eyup Ansari was a host of the Prophet and later he spent his life to introduce God to people. The mosque is big and clean. The only issue is that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

For many years we used to limit our activities in the well known touristic places in Istanbul. We have been adviced to go Eyup Pasha area; which we finally did. In the center of this area located Eyup Pasha mosque. This is nicely decorated mosque with traditional ceramics and phrases from Holy Book- Quran. For lovers of Arabic Language- Istanbul... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

This area definitely worth to visit if you are in Istanbul, is a bit far from the other most known areas such as Sultanahmet, etc but this area (Eyüp) is a must to visit as well specially if you want to get out of the most touristic areas in the city and see a very historical area but not very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This was my dream to visit this place of our Prophet (saw) beloved sahabi.Beautiful mosque and heard beautiful reciatation of quraan

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