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Istanbul: Hagia Sophia Pre-Booked Ticket and Audio Guide

Product ID: 332236
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Explore Hagia Sophia at your own pace with a skip-the-ticket-line entry and a captivating self-guided audio tour on your smartphone. Travel back in time to experience the glory of the Byzantine era and see an architectural miracle.
About this ticket
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration: 2.5 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Audio guide/headphones
English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a hassle-free visit at your own pace with an e-ticket that lets you skip the ticket line
  • Download the app and the self-guided audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit
  • Marvel at Hagia Sophia's impressive dome, the wishing column, and the Emperor’s Donations to Mary and Christ Child Mosaic
Full description
Discover the history and the legends of Hagia Sophia on your own, with skip-the-ticket-line admission and an engaging self-guided audio tour on your phone. Receive your e-ticket by email, download the app and the audio tour on your phone, prior to your visit, and then enter the landmark to admire the coexistence of amazing Byzantine and Ottoman pieces of art.

Put on your headphones and explore the impressive Dome, the most spectacular aspect of the building that features 40 windows, the Wishing Column that according to the legend, has healing effects on anyone who touches it, and the Emperor’s Donations to Mary and Christ Child Mosaic, made in order to commemorate the important victory of the Byzantine Empire.

This is an unmissable opportunity to learn the history of one of the most iconic monuments of Istanbul, to admire the genius of Byzantine architecture, and relate to your surroundings in an entirely original way through the power of storytelling.
Includes
  • Adult entry ticket
  • Skip-the-ticket-line service
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone (Android & iOS) in English
  • Offline content (text, audio narration and map)
  • Free time to explore
What’s Not Included
  • Guided tour by a live guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The audio tour is designed to start at the main entrance of the Hagia Sophia. Download the app and the ticket before getting there (no internet there)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone
Know before you go
• This is a combination of an adult ticket for the Hagia Sophia and a downloadable audio tour for your smartphone, which you will receive in a separate email (check your spam folder too)
• Free or reduced-price tickets are offered only at the ticket booth, not included in this product
• There is no Internet available at Hagia Sophia, so you must download the app and your ticket prior to your visit
• An Android or iOS smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 5/5C or older, iPod Touch 5th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Mini 1st generation. Max 150MB Storage space is needed on your phone
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Clio Muse Tours

Product ID: 332236