Guided tour

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia 1-hour Guided Tour

Istanbul: Hagia Sophia 1-hour Guided Tour

From US$ 17.01 per person

Discover the Hagia Sophia, one of the greatest marvels in architecture with a professional local guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 1 hour
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Walk around an architectural masterpiece
  • Learn interesting information about the mosque from your expert guide
  • See incredibly detailed cupolas
  • Snap your own momentous memories to share with your family and friends
Full description
Explore what was one of the world's largest cathedrals for nearly a thousand years. Walk through what was originally a basilica in the 6th-century built in 537 by Emperor Justinian I. Admire the ornate domes as you hear an insightful commentary. Learn about how Hagia Sophia means Holy Wisdom in Greek and many other interesting facts from your guide. Gaze at the intricate Byzantine architecture of the Patriarchal basilica of Constantinople, since converted into a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet II the Conqueror.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the main entrance to Hagia Sophia. Please arrive at the meeting point 5 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
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Product ID: 401266