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Visit the Hagia Sophia Mosque on this amazing self guided audio tour.

€ 35€ 31,40
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Visit Hagia Sophia

Buy your tickets for Hagia Sophia online right away and skip the ticket lines at the entrance. Enjoy your visit to the Hagia Sophia and explore more of Istanbul’s most iconic monuments. This orthodox church-turned-mosque is a definite must-visit attraction in Istanbul.


Hagia Sophia Ticket

Visit one of the world’s greatest wonders by booking a ticket to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Find out everything about the building’s rich history. Discover all of its highlights and interesting facts about this remarkable monument on your own with an audio guide app on your phone.

If you only have time to visit just one attraction in Istanbul, the Hagia Sophia should definitely be it. This towering masterpiece of Byzantine architecture is one of the world’s most breathtaking buildings.

After you’ve finished staring in awe at the Hagia Sophia’s striking exterior, enter the mosque and prepare to get dizzy from taking in the beauty of this religious place. The scale of the art and architecture within has to be experienced firsthand to be believed. It’s a Turkish delight that every culture lover needs to see at least once in their lifetime.

The interior design of this fascinating mosque is a must-see. One of the most striking features is definitely the monumental and massive dome that was a revolutionary achievement in architecture at the time of its construction.

Admire an astonishing blend of Christian and Islamic interiors with the mosaic collection that enriches the walls and ceiling. Many of these mosaics are original to the building’s construction, while others were added or restored over the centuries.

The interior is also decorated with a famous collection of intricate calligraphy featuring verses from the Quran and other Islamic texts. The calligraphy was added to the building in time when it served as a mosque, and it is proof of the buildings diverse history and many cultural influences that shaped Istanbul over the centuries.

  • Skip the line ticket to Hagia Sophia
  • Audio Guide for your smartphone (available in 23 languages)
X not included
  • Guide
  • Headsets
what to bring
  • Headscarf
  • Bag for your shoes
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Meeting Point

Collect your skip the line ticket at the Tours and Tickets kiosk located next to the entrance of the Hagia Sophia.

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Visit the world-famous Hagia Sophia and explore the stunning architecture and art of this historical building

Explore On Your Own

Stay inside as long as you want and discover all interesting facts with a complete, 23-language audio guide on your smartphone.

Most Iconic Religious Attraction of Istanbul

See a mesmerizing blend of Christian and Islamic art and architectural aesthetics, gaze at the spectacular domed roof, and see artifacts and relics from ancient Byzantium and Otoman Empire.

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Is Hagia Sophia worth visiting?

Hagia Sophia is definitely worth visiting for its historical and architectural significance, as it’s one of the most famous landmarks in Istanbul and has been standing for over 1,500 years. Visitors can enjoy a unique experience exploring the building’s interior, which has been decorated with intricate designs and artworks. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or simply looking for a fascinating cultural experience, Hagia Sophia is a must-see destination in Istanbul.

Can I access all parts of the Hagia Sophia?

You will be able to visit the upper gallery and the visiting area. The prayer area downstairs is closed for the visitors.

What time is best to visit Hagia Sophia?

To avoid the big crowds, it’s best to plan your visit to Hagia Sophia for the morning hours after 9:00 am. Since the site is used for prayers, it’s recommended to avoid visiting during the afternoons. Be prepared for larger crowds during weekends. Taking these tips into account will help you ensure a more pleasant experience.

How much time do you need for Hagia Sophia?

We recommend setting aside at least an hour and a half to truly explore Hagia Sophia.
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  • The meeting point is located at the Tours and Tickets kiosk which is located next to the Hagia Sophia. The kiosk is turquoise color and is situated right beside the Tourism Police.
  • Make sure you arrive on time for your selected time slot!
  • This is a place of worship; make sure to dress appropriately. Knees and shoulders must be covered, and women should cover their hair with the scarf.
  • Shoes must be removed before entering the carpets of the mosque.
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Awesome Visit

We had an amazing time visiting the Hagia Sophia. This heritage site is truly fascinating, and it has so much history you can learn about, from the Roman Empire and Ottoman Empire to today. Hagia Sophia grand mosque and Blue Mosque, together with the fascinating Grand Bazaar, were highlights of my visit to Istanbul.


Great Ticket Deal

We found this incredible Hagia Sophia ticket deal online, and it was more than worth its price. This visit with a host was such an amazing experience and a great way to visit one of the most iconic and famous attractions in Istanbul and Turkey.


A Must See

I enjoyed the tour of the Hagia Sophia and hearing about both serious & fun facts. I would highly recommend it.


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