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Skip the line Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide, Istanbul

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10:30 - 11:30
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  • Discover the wondrous Hagia Sophia, a revered attraction in Istanbul
  • Skip-the-line access allows you to walk right in, saving up to 2 hours of your time
  • An hour-long tour from a historian guide guarantees you’ll learn and have fun simultaneously
  • Soak up elements from the Byzantine era like its mosaics and galleries
  • By the end of your tour, you’ll know all about Hagia Sophia, Constantinople and Istanbul’s history


Your Experience

Discover Istanbul’s world-famous Hagia Sophia , a must-visit for first-timers in Istanbul. This church-turned-mosque-turned-museum has much to offer, from cultural, historical and visual standpoints. Learn about the history of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires with the aid of your expert English-speaking historian guide. Watch the architecture, mosaics, construction, the imperial dome, upper galleries and the decoration from the past tell you the story of Hagia Sophia today!

Ticket Info

What's Included?

  • 1-hour guided tour of Hagia Sophia
  • Skip-the-line entry into Hagia Sophia
  • Expert English-speaking historian guide

Ticket Delivery

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the Hagia Sophia to your tour guide
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs
  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid any delays

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Show your tickets to your guide, between the entrance and exit of Hagia Sophia (Sultan Ahmet, Ayasofya Meydani No:1, 34122 Fatih/Istanbul, Turkey)
  • For easy recognition, your guide will be wearing a red shirt/jacket or holding a red umbrella with the Istanbul Welcome Card logo on it

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Getting There

By Tram
Nearest tram stop is Sultanahmet, which is a 3-minute walk to the attraction.
Tram #L1 will get you here


This ticket is valid for the date selected during checkout

Flexible Cancellation Policy

Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24hrs before scheduled


Know Before You Go

Important Information

This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users


Hagia Sophia: Daily from 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM (last admission at 4:00 PM)

Tour Timings

Wed-Sun at 10:00 AM


Sultan Ahmet , Atmeydani Cd. No 7 , Istanbul , 34122

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