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Four Sacred Guards of the Bosphorus


50 EUR

Istanbul is a city which has a shiny past with the help of Saints. While mariners pass through the Bosphorus, they greet 4 holy guards of the Bosphorus. Let' s visit them & feel their holiness.

Duration: 8 hours
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  • English
Tour by Dr. Eyup

Doctorate in sports & recreation. I'm from the pearl of Princes' Islands (Heybeli).

I am calm and fun person. I like walking and expeditions. My main power is getting well with people. I like every people and every tradition.

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  • Sacred Places for Moslem Belief
  • Four Guards of the Bosphorus
  • Islamic way in İstanbul after Sultan Mehmed

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There are 4 guards of the Bosphorus in Moslem philosophy.

-Aziz Mahmut Hudayi (Uskudar / Asia)
-Yahya Efendi (Besiktas / Europe)
-Yusa Hazretleri (Beykoz / Asia)
-Telli Baba (Sarıyer / Europe)

These saints are being believed to keep Istanbul safe & most of the people visits their monuments & tombs to have good conditions, health, economical resources, peace, treatment for illness, significant wishes etc...

Our journey begins from Uskudar Ferry Station. 1st visit to Aziz Mahmut Hüdayi & it is by walk to his mosque & back to ferry station area.

Then Yusa Hazretleri by my private car.

Afterwards we will go to Rumeli Kavağı for lunch break.

Ferry to Beykoz & visit Telli Baba.

Heading to Besiktas to visit Yahya Hazretleri.

***Bonus: My name father: Eyup Sultan ( very close friend of Mohammed & hosted him in his home for a long time).

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What’s included & not included

  • Informations
  • What to do
  • How to pray
  • Lunch & Dinner

Meeting point

Uskudar Ferry Station (Üsküdar Vapur İskelesi)

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Great day exploring Istanbul
Eyup was a great source of information as he showed us round the main tourist attractions. Friendly and engaging we had a fanatic day exploring and left as good friends.
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