Eyüp - The Ottoman District

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Eyüp - The Ottoman District

Discover Eyüp, the holy place that many Muslims visit each year. Continue to the famous Pierre Loti Hill and enjoy the view of the Golden Horn.

Duration: 4 Hours
Live Guide: English.
Pick-up Services: Pick up is available from centrally located hotels.

Highlights

  • Visit the third most sacred site in the world for Muslims after Mecca and Jerusalem, the Eyüp Sultan Mosque & Tomb.
  • Walk in the footsteps of the poet, Pierre Loti, and see the café where he found his inspiration.

Full Description

Join us for a tour around Eyup, a historic and traditional neighbourhood of Istanbul. This area is packed full of mosques, mausoleums, graveyards and fountains.

We will visit the Mosque of Ayyub al Ansar, who was the standard-bearer of Prophet Muhammed. Each year, this holy place is visited by many Muslims. The tour will then continue to the Mausoleum of Sokullu Mehmet Paşa, the Grand Vizier of Selim II, the Mosque of Zal Mahmut Paşa, the son in law of Sultan Selim II, the Mausoleum of Sultan Resat and the Convent of the Kalender Sect. Finally, we will have a rest at Pier Loti Hill and take in the beautiful view of the Golden Horn. 

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Includes

  • Entrance fees.
  • Professional guided tour conducted in English.
  • Pick up service from centrally located hotels.
  • Drop off service.

Meeting point

Your hotel lobby.

Location

Know Before You Go

  • *This tour is only available on Saturdays.
  • Please ask if pick-up is available for your hotel.

About your Host

Istanbul Walks

Istanbul Walks is Tour Operator that organises Daily City Tours and Walking Tours in Istanbul and Turkey with its company owned vehicles. We are licensed as “A Group No 6174” from the ministry of Culture and Tourism...
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Customer Reviews

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Forrest - December 19, 2018

I think the highlight of this tour is Pierre Lotti Hill. The view from the Hill was amazing.

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Debbie - January 10, 2019

This tour is a good choice to get a spectacular panoramic view of the golden horn area.

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Ray - July 24, 2019

The walk is quite a lot but it is worth to see the view on the top of mountain. We loved it.  

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