Hagia Sophia
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Hagia Sophia tickets and tours

Known for its massive dome, the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is a former Greek Eastern Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral. After this it was an Otto...

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Hagia Sophia highlights tour and audio guide
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Hagia Sophia highlights tour and audio guide

Buy a fast track ticket for the UNESCO world heritage site Hagia Sophia and discover its history through a guided orientation walk.

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Hagia Sophia tour with historian guide
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Hagia Sophia tour with historian guide

Visit the famous UNESCO world heritage site Hagia Sophia and get to know all about the complex history during a 60-minute guided tour.

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Istanbul silver combo day tour with Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Dolmabahçe Palace
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Istanbul silver combo day tour with Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Dolmabahçe Palace

Book now to enjoy the heart of Istanbul's Old City and see the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Dolmabahçe Palace and panoramic views from Çamlıca Hill.

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Skip-the-line Hagia Sophia and Grand Bazaar tour
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Skip-the-line Hagia Sophia and Grand Bazaar tour

Book now your combination Istanbul guided tour with skip-the-line entrance to the majestic Hagia Sophia and a visit to Grand Bazaar.

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Istanbul mosaics and Blue Mosque 1-day small group tour
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Istanbul mosaics and Blue Mosque 1-day small group tour

Visit the most important sites in Istanbul. Book your tour online and discover the marvelous Hagia Sophia, the impressive Blue Mosque and much more!

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Istanbul gold combo day tour with Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and private boat cruise
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Istanbul gold combo day tour with Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and private boat cruise

Experience the heart of the Old City visiting the Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, and Grand Covered Bazaar with a private boat tour on the Bosphorus.

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Istanbul Welcome Card
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Istanbul Welcome Card

Enjoy sightseeing and discover the history of Istanbul. Get on a Bosphorus Cruise, see the Hagia Sophia and get discounts with your welcome card.

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Istanbul classics tour
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Istanbul classics tour

Book this day tour in Istanbul to discover the wonders of the city, including the iconic Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia and the Grand Bazaar.

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Enjoy free access to 4 locations, save money buying a single 2-day pass instead of 4 entrance tickets and discover the ancient past of the city.

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Live Guided tour to Hagia Sophia in Istanbul
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Live Guided tour to Hagia Sophia in Istanbul

Visit one of Istanbul's most ancient buildings. First a Greek Orthodox Patriarchal Basilica, later an imperial mosque and now a world renowned museum.

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Istanbul skip-the-line Guided Museum Pass

Discover Istanbul with an exclusive skip the line tourist pass and learn with the live guide commentary in English at all top 8 museums of the city.

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Discover the city of Istanbul with a comprehensive pass which offers you access to more than 35 attractions and services.

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The inside story

Known for its massive dome, the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is a former Greek Eastern Orthodox Christian patriarchal cathedral. After this it was an Ottoman imperial mosque and, in these days, used as a museum. This beautiful marvel blends elements from its Christian and Islamic heritage, creating a truly unique place to visit.

The Hagia Sophia was built in its present form in A.D. 537 by the Byzantine Empire at the beginning of the middle ages and remained an Eastern orthodox cathedral for 916 years. After the Ottoman conquest in 1453, it was transformed into a mosque, which it remained for 482 years. In 1935, the building was transformed into a museum by order of the Turkish President.

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Istanbul, The Hagia Sophia still showcases features of both Christian and Islamic architecture and remains an important place of significance to both the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires.

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How to get there

Hagia Sophia Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya Meydanı, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey Istanbul
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