Mosque of Eyüp Sultan


Located in Eyüp on the northern tip of the Golden Horn, where one of the first followers of Islam, Eyyubu El-Ensari was buried after he was killed during the Arab siege of Constantinople. Mehmed II ordered the construction of a shrine and a mosque on the location. The first mosque, which was completed in 1458, was later destroyed, with the present structure constructed by Uzun Hüseyin Efendi between 1798 and 1800.


İslambey, Eyüp Sultan Bulvarı, Eyüp Sultan Meydanı, 34050 Eyüp - İstanbul