Eyüp Sultan Mosque

Where is Eyüp Sultan Mosque?

The Eyüp Sultan Mosque is situated in the district of Eyüp near the Golden Horn. Mosque and Tomb of Eyüp Sultan are considered as the holiest place in İstanbul. Eyüp Ensari was a companion of the Prophet Muhammed, died during siege of İstanbul by Arabs in 674-678 and was burried here. Fatih Sultan Mehmet the conqueror found the grave of Eyüp Ensari and built a tomb over it, then a mosque and religous complex nearby.
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History of Eyüp Sultan Mosque

After conquest of İstanbul, Fatih Sultan Mehmet's own mentor saw the site of Ensari grave in his dream. Then the first mosque is built. The orginal mosque, dating from 1458, was enlarged by Murat III in 1591. Ahmet III (1703-1730) replaced two of its minarets.

How to Go Eyüp Sultan Mosque?

You can use Metrobus : Take off Ayvansaray station then you can walk for 15 minute to go or use taksi after metrobüs.
You can use Public Bus
İETT Şehir otobüsleri - Eyüp

What to Do Eyüp Sultan Mosque?

There are notable for the vast numbers of cemetries, tombs of the ottomans, for its founains, baths, mosques and minarets.Outside of Eyüp Sultan Mosque you can see lots of piqeons.You can do shopping Eyüp Sultan square and buy traditional gifts.Dont forget camera, lots of view to take photos.

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    You can go to Eyüp Sultan Mosque by IETT Bus.
    The Nearest IETT Bus Station
    Eyüp Sultan Zalpaşa Bus Station - Eyüp - 0,06 km
    On Way Number
    55ET - EYÜP ÜÇŞEHITLER - TAKSIM
    94Y - YEŞILPINAR - BAKIRKÖY
    A40-1 - YEŞILPINAR VIALAND - AKSARAY
    A40-2 - KARAYOLLARI - AKSARAY
    A40-4 - GÜZELTEPE - AKSARAY
    A40-5 - BARAJ YOLU - AKSARAY

    You can go to Eyüp Sultan Mosque by IETT Bus.
    The Nearest IETT Bus Station
    Zalpaşa Bus Station - Eyüp - 0,07 km
    On Way Number
    33ES - ESENLER GIYIMKENT - ATIŞALANI - EMINÖNÜ
    39 - AKŞEMSETTIN MAHALLESI - YENIKAPI
    39B - İMAR BLOKLARI - VEZNECILER
    39Ç - HAMIDIYE MAHALLESI - AKSARAY
    39D - YEŞILPINAR - YENIKAPI
    39O - YEŞILPINAR - OTOGAR
    39Y - YEŞILPINAR - VEZNECILER
    48A - GÖKTÜRK - KAZLIÇEŞME MARMARAY
    55 - GAZIOSMANPAŞA - ŞIŞLI
    55M - EYÜP ÜÇŞEHITLER - MECIDIYEKÖY
    55T - GAZIOSMANPAŞA - TAKSIM
    86V - EYÜPSULTAN - VEZNECILER
    99A - GAZIOSMANPAŞA - EMINÖNÜ

    You can go to Eyüp Sultan Mosque by IETT Bus.
    The Nearest IETT Bus Station
    Eyüp Sultan Bus Station - Eyüp - 0,28 km
    On Way Number
    33ES - ESENLER GIYIMKENT - ATIŞALANI - EMINÖNÜ
    39 - AKŞEMSETTIN MAHALLESI - YENIKAPI
    39B - İMAR BLOKLARI - VEZNECILER
    39Ç - HAMIDIYE MAHALLESI - AKSARAY
    39D - YEŞILPINAR - YENIKAPI
    39O - YEŞILPINAR - OTOGAR
    39Y - YEŞILPINAR - VEZNECILER
    48A - GÖKTÜRK - KAZLIÇEŞME MARMARAY
    86V - EYÜPSULTAN - VEZNECILER

    You can go to Eyüp Sultan Mosque by Metrobus.
    The Nearest Metrobus Station
    AYVANSARAY Metrobus Station - Eyüp - 0,89 km
    On Way Number
    34G - AVCILAR-SÖGÜTLÜÇESME
    34A - EDIRNEKAPI - SÖGÜTLÜÇESME METROBÜSÜ
    34 - AVCILAR-ZINCIRLIKUYU

    You can go to Eyüp Sultan Mosque by Metrobus.
    The Nearest Metrobus Station
    AYVANSARAY Metrobus Station - Eyüp - 0,89 km
    On Way Number
    34G - AVCILAR-SÖGÜTLÜÇESME
    34A - EDIRNEKAPI - SÖGÜTLÜÇESME METROBÜSÜ
    34 - AVCILAR-ZINCIRLIKUYU

    You can go to Eyüp Sultan Mosque by Metrobus.
    The Nearest Metrobus Station
    HALICIOGLU Metrobus Station - Beyoglu - 1,08 km
    On Way Number
    34G - AVCILAR-SÖGÜTLÜÇESME
    34A - EDIRNEKAPI - SÖGÜTLÜÇESME METROBÜSÜ
    34 - AVCILAR-ZINCIRLIKUYU

    You can go to Eyüp Sultan Mosque by Tram.
    The Nearest Tram Station
    TOPÇULAR Tram Station - Eyüp - 1,29 km
    On Way Number
    T4 - TOPKAPI - HABİBLER

    You can go to Eyüp Sultan Mosque by Tram.
    The Nearest Tram Station
    ŞEHİTLİK Tram Station - Eyüp - 1,44 km
    On Way Number
    T4 - TOPKAPI - HABİBLER

    You can go to Eyüp Sultan Mosque by Tram.
    The Nearest Tram Station
    DEMİRKAPI Tram Station - Bayrampaşa - 1,45 km
    On Way Number
    T4 - TOPKAPI - HABİBLER

    You can go to Eyüp Sultan Mosque by Subway.
    The Nearest Subway Station
    Bayrampaşa-Maltepe Metro İstasyonu Subway Station - Bayrampaşa - 1,77 km
    On Way Number
    M1A - YENİKAPI-ATATÜRK HAVAALANI
    M1B - YENİKAPI-KİRAZLI METRO

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