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Hagia Sophia: Entry with Guided Tour

Product ID: 192699
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Enter the magnificent Hagia Sophia, which is the world’s largest place of worship, built by Emperor Justinian in 532 AD. Enjoy a guided tour inside and see the tallest dome of the largest Christian church in the world.
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Duration 1 hour
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  • Enjoy a tour with a local guide
  • See the great architecture of the Hagia Sophia
  • Learn why it has always been an important monument
Full description
Meet with your professional local guide in front of Hagia Sophia. Hear a short history of the Old City then start the Hagia Sophia Tour. 

Your guide will explain the mystery of the magnificent Hagia Sophia. Hagia Sophia is a great architectural beauty and an important monument both for the Byzantine and the Ottoman Empires. Once a church, later a mosque, and now a museum at the Turkish Republic, Hagia Sophia has always been a precious building. 
  • Entry to Hagia Sophia
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Free time at the monument
What’s Not Included
  • Transport to or from the meeting point

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Meeting point

Sultanahmet BigBus stop in front of the Hagia Sophia.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note, this attraction cannot be directly accessed by presenting the GetYourGuide voucher. You must attend the guided tour.
• All children will be asked to present their valid passport at the entrance of the museums in order to validate their age.
• Due to COVID-19 measures, the visit duration and time can vary depending on the cleaning and disinfectant schedules of the authorities
• Remember to wear modest clothing (arms and legs covered). Women must cover their hair with a scarf. If you forget to bring your own scarf, you can buy one before you enter

From US$ 16.31 per person

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Product ID: 192699