Hagia Sophia: Skip-the-Line Entry and Expert Guided Tour

Hagia Sophia Skip-the-Line Entry and Expert Guided Tour

Discover the awe-inspiring Hagia Sophia, an architectural masterpiece built by Emperor Justinian in 532 AD, and once the world’s largest place of worship. Embark on a guided tour to marvel at the tallest dome of the largest Christian church in the world.

Why Choose Our Guided Tour

Our expert-guided tour provides an unparalleled experience for visitors to explore the magnificent Hagia Sophia. Our professional, English-speaking tour guides are local experts, offering in-depth insights into the history, architecture, and cultural significance of this monumental structure.

Tour Highlights

  • Expert Local Guide: Gain exclusive insights into the rich history of the Hagia Sophia from a professional, English-speaking tour guide.
  • Skip-the-Line Access: Avoid long queues with our priority access, ensuring more time to explore this architectural wonder.
  • Detailed Architectural Exploration: Delve into the intricate details of Hagia Sophia’s construction, including the majestic dome and stunning mosaics.
  • Journey Through Time: Experience the captivating transformation of Hagia Sophia from its origins as a church, to a mosque, and finally a museum.
  • Interactive Learning Experience: Our guided tour is designed to engage and educate, providing an immersive and memorable experience for all ages.
Hagia Sophia Skip-the-Line Entry and Expert Guided Tour

Hagia Sophia Skip-the-Line Entry and Expert Guided Tour

Hagia Sophia Skip-the-Line Entry and Expert Guided Tour

Hagia Sophia Skip-the-Line Entry and Expert Guided Tour

Flexible Booking and Cancellation

We understand that travel plans can change. That’s why we offer free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund. Additionally, our Reserve Now, Pay Later policy allows you to book your spot and pay nothing today, keeping your travel plans flexible.

Important Information

  • All children must present valid passports at the museum entrance as proof of age.
  • Modest clothing is required (arms and legs covered). Women must cover their hair with a scarf. If you forget to bring your own scarf, you can purchase one before entering.
  • The visit duration and time may vary depending on the cleaning and disinfectant schedules set by the authorities.
  • Tour Duration and Availability: Our guided tour of Hagia Sophia lasts approximately 1 hour. Check availability to view starting times and secure your spot.
  • Accessibility and Inclusivity: Our Hagia Sophia guided tour is wheelchair accessible, ensuring everyone has the opportunity to enjoy this remarkable attraction.
  • Meeting Point and Instructions: Meet your professional local guide at the Sultanahmet BusForUs stop in front of Hagia Sophia. Look for the red double-decker buses and the guide with a flag displaying the Istanbul Tourist Pass logo.

Visit Hagia Sophia and embark on a guided tour that will transport you through time, unveiling the architectural beauty and historical significance of this iconic monument. Book your tour today and prepare for an unforgettable experience.

About the author


Hagia Sophia Research Team (HSRT) consists of a group of people who likes to research Byzantine Heritage in Turkey by visiting and taking photos of the historical places.

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