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Istanbul Eyüp Mosque circumcision boys 2--3 09 08

Istanbul Eyüp Mosque circumcision boys 2--3 09 08

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Eyüp is a mosque complex near the end of the Golden Horn. It is the burial site of an important man from Islam religious history, and functions as a place of pilgimage. Boys who are circumsized that day can often be seen amongst the crowds, together with members of their family. They dress in a particular uniform.


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