Eyüp - The Ottoman District

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Eyüp - The Ottoman District

Discover Eyüp, the holy place that number of Muslim visit each year. Continue to the famous Pierre Loti Hill and walk in the footsteps of the poet Pierre Loti.

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

Highlights

  • Visit the 3rd most sacred site in the world after Mecca and Jerusalem at the Eyüp Sultan Mosque & Tomb
  • Walk in the footsteps of the poet Pierre Loti and see the café where he got his inspiration

Full Description

In this tour, we will discover Eyup which lies outside the historical peninsula and the city walls. We will see many mosques, mausoleums, graveyards, fountains, as well as old imarets-eateries-for poor people.Each year, this holy place is visited by number of Muslims.We will visit Mosque of Eyub al Ansari - the standard bearer of Prophet Muhammed first, and then continue with Mausoleum of Sokullu Mehmet Paşa, a 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 Tekke (Convent) of the Kalenderi Sect. And our tour will end with the magnificent view of Pier Loti Hill.

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Includes

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional Guidance in English
  • Pick up Service from centrally located hotels.
  • Drop off Service

Meeting point

Pick up is available from centrally located hotels.

Location

Know Before You Go

  • This tour is only available on Saturdays.

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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