The Mosque Of Sultan Aupa (Eyup Sultan)

Located in the district of Eyüp on the European side of Istanbul, near the Golden Horn, outside the walls of Constantinople. Built in 1458 under Sultan Mehmed II. It was the first mosque built by the Ottoman Turks after the conquest of Constantinople in 1453.
Eyüp Sultan Mosque rises next to the place where Abu Ayyub al-Ansari, the standard bearer of prophet Mohammed is said to have been buried during the siege of Constantinople in 674-678. His grave is very revered by Muslims, attracts many pilgrims. Some of the personal belongings of prophet Muhammad are stored in the tomb.
Address: Eyüp, İstanbul
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Worth The Effort
NovtomCalifornia , california, 2015-05-18
We got there from Eminu by the 8:45 hourly ferry, far western end of the ferries. Very impressive and non touristy - and a wonderful coffee break at the Pierre Lotti cafe where we met some... read full review
Must visit
Adam K , England, United Kingdom, 2015-05-18
You must visit this mosque at least once in your life time We recommend that if visit Istanbul you should also add this very historical mosque read full review
Istanbul's spiritual point
Rizwan M , 2015-05-14
It's a must visit place specially for Muslims because Sahabi of Prophet Muhammad(peace be upon him) is burried along the mosque and mosque is on his name. Abu Ayub Ansari R.A is must to visit being... read full review
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  • Yunki, 13-10-2013

    Geçerken uğrancak biyer değil... Zamanın en güzelini ayırcağın yerdir Eyüp Sultan...

  • Emre Berk Gonul, 30-09-2013

    Semt-i Mukaddes... Bu semt sizin gordunuz zenginliklere Sizlerle Kavusmustur. Eyupsultanli olmanin ayricaligini biz herzaman yasamaktan gurur duyuyoruz...

  • Filiz, 23-09-2013

    Huzur buldugum en guzel yer buraya gelipte eyup sultan camisini ziyaret etmeden gitmeyin mukemmel bir tahriyi yer

  • Ahmet Cemal Can , 01-09-2013

    Carsi sonundaki eyfel parfumun kokulari harika kesinlikle tavsiye ederim ustelik 5 tl :)

  • Havvanur, 29-07-2013

    Mübarek bir yere geldiğinizi unutmayın ve şu trafik ışıklarına da uyun lütfen trafik felç yapıp hakka girmeyin :)

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