Hırka-i Şerif Opened to Visit

absmiddle Yazdır   -A | A+ 13.05.2019
Hırka-i Şerif, one of the major relics presented Veysel Karani upon will of the Prophet Muhammad, has been opened for visitors with a ceremony held on the first Friday of Ramadan.

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Secretary General Hayri Baraçlı, AK Party (The Justice and Development Party) Provincial Chairman Bayram Şenocak, AK Party Istanbul deputy Ahmet Hamdi Çamlı, Mayor of Fatih Ergün Turan, Istanbul Mufti Prof. Dr. Hasan Kamil Yılmaz, Istanbul Culture and Tourism Director Ömer Coşkun Yılmaz, and many citizens attended the ceremony held in the garden of Hırka-i Şerif Mosque. Hırka-i Şerif was opened to visit after the prayer said by Istanbul Mufti Prof. Dr. Hasan Kamil Yılmaz.

Hırka-i Şerif can be seen between 10:00 and 18:00 on weekdays and 09:00 - 18:00 at the weekend. Visits will continue until the end of the mid-afternoon prayer on the day of Arafah. This relic can be visited until 02:30 at night after Tarawih prayer on the Laylat al-Qadr. The elderly, pregnant and sick visitors can see the Hırka-i Şerif by being accompanied by companions without waiting for queues.