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Eyüp Sultan Mosque

Eyüp Sultan Mosque

Eyüp Sultan Mosque is an Ottoman era mosque located in the Eyüp district of Istanbul, Turkey. It was originally constructed in 1458 AD during the reign of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror. The mosque was rebuilt between 1798-1800 by orders of Sultan Selim III. The mosque houses the tomb of Abu Ayyub Al-Ansari, one of Prophet Muhammad's companions.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Istanbul Province

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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