The best 8 activities at Ayoub Sultan Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

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Eyup Sultan Mosque is one of the Istanbul mosques located outside the city walls in the Sultan Ayoub neighborhood of the European part of Istanbul, near the famous Golden Horn, and the establishment of the current building dates back to the beginning of the 19th century AD, and the mosque includes a shrine that represents the tomb of Abu Ayyub al-Ansari.
The construction of the old mosque complex dates back to 1458 AD, and by the end of the 18th century AD, the mosque was in ruins as a result of earthquakes, and Sultan Selim III ordered the entire structure to be withdrawn and rebuilt in 1798 AD, then the eastern minaret was rebuilt in the original style by Mahmoud II in 1822 CE.

Activities to do when visiting Ayoub Sultan Mosque

• You can start by walking around the Eyup Sultan Mosque building to take some pictures of its surroundings, and to learn about its important features.

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• Then you can enjoy watching and taking some pictures of the main mosque entrance, which includes some Quranic verses, and highlights the Ottoman architectural style.

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• Then start your tour inside the courtyard of Ayoub Sultan Mosque, with its embossed columns and walls, and rest on the seats distributed there.
• Do not forget to take some pictures of the path in the courtyard, and ablution in ablution that looks like a tent that includes a dome and columns and marble walls.

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• Enjoy watching the dome of the mosque from the inside, and take some pictures of its colorful decorations and surrounding terraces, including its arched windows.
• You must visit and take some pictures of the mausoleum located inside the Ayyub Sultan Mosque, and establish prayers in its main hall.

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• You can visit the attractions near the Ayoub Sultan Istanbul Mosque, such as the Istanbul Cable Car and Berloti Istanbul, and it is a 9-minute walk away, where you will enjoy drinking coffee overlooking the Berluti Café.
• The mosque is located opposite the Halic Congress Center located in the Asian Bank, and is an 8-minute drive from the famous Istanbul Dolphinarium.

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Opening times at Sultan Ayub Mosque

All days of the week 24 hours.

Hotels near Sultan Ayub Mosque

Movenpick Hotel Golden Horn is one of the best 5-star Istanbul hotels, approximately 1.7 km from Sultan Ayub Mosque.

Summary of Arab visitor ratings

Movenpick Hotel Golden Horn is rated very good for location, staff, views, and food.
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Titanic Business Hotel Istanbul is one of the best hotels in Istanbul for families. It is 1.8 km from Sultan Ayoub Mosque.
Summary of Arab visitor ratings
The hotel got a very good evaluation in the cleanliness, comfort, facilities, staff and value for money, with some negative comments regarding not changing room towels, congestion, some services provided by the hotel with additional amounts.
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Ayoub Sultan Mosque site on Google Maps

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