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OverviewHagia Sophia Access with Guided Tour

Discover and enjoy Istanbul’s best-known landmark, Hagia Sophia on a guided tour and learn about its history. See the tallest dome of the largest Christian church in the world and also other interesting treasures. Get your Hagia Sophia tour tickets on Thrillark.

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a guided tour of Istanbul’s best-known landmark, Hagia Sophia
  • Skip the line with your e-tickets from Thrillark and explore the Church of Holy Wisdom
  • Admire the unique architecture of the Hagia Sophia
  • Learn about its history and why it has always been an important monument

Detailed Description

Explore Hagia Sophia which is Istanbul's best-known landmark. Learn about the 1500 year history of Hagia Sophia and its soaring domes, peach colouring and minarets that rise above the Old City attracting travellers from all over the world. Hagia Sophia is the heart of Byzantium and is the oldest building in the Sultanahmet area. With your Hagia Sophia tour tickets from Thrillark, explore the current structure which is actually the third to be built on this site. There are centuries of Christian and Islamic history to discover as well as other interesting treasures to see including Viking alphabets, the Tomb of Princes, the "weeping" or "crying" column and more. Don't miss out on your guided tour of the Hagia Sophia!

InclusionsHagia Sophia Access with Guided Tour

  • Entry to Hagia Sophia
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Free time at the monument


  • Personal expenses
  • Transport to or from the meeting point

Know Before You BookHagia Sophia Access with Guided Tour

  • This activity is not recommended for wheelchair users
  • The tour is available at 9:00 am and 10:15 am
  • The duration of the tour will be 1 hour  
What to Wear: 
  • You are advised to wear comfortable and respectful clothes (arms and legs covered)
  • Women are requested to cover their hair with a scarf
  • All guests with children can join the Hagia Sophia tour 
  • Children 3 – 7 years can join with a child ticket
  • Infants 0-2 can join the tour for free 
Additional info:
  • Guided tours start at the Bigbus Bus Stop in front of the Hagia Sophia museum
  • The guide carries a white flag with "Istanbul Tourist Pass" written on it, so it will be easy for you to spot your local guide 
  • Please meet the guide at the meeting point 5 minutes before the scheduled tour start time
  • Please note that this tour does not allow you to enter the museums alone. You need to meet with the guide at the scheduled time
  • You are required to carry and wear a mask

Cancellation PolicyHagia Sophia Access with Guided Tour

  • Your tickets can be cancelled 48 hours in advance for a full refund

My VoucherHagia Sophia Access with Guided Tour

  • Your tickets are valid for the time and date stated
  • Your Hagia Sophia tour tickets will be mailed to you separately, once you’ve made a booking. All you have to do is show the voucher with a Govt id proof

Getting ThereHagia Sophia Access with Guided Tour

Big Bus Tours Istanbul, Cankurtaran, Atmeydanı Cd. No:5, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

Frequently Asked QuestionsHagia Sophia Access with Guided Tour

Are children allowed to join this experience?
Yes. Children 3-7 can join the experience with a child ticket. Infants can join for free
What is included in this experience?
The Hagia Sophia Tour is 1-hour tour with a professional local guide. You will first learn about a short history of the Old City in front of Hagia Sophia and then start the Hagia Sophia Tour.
How can I book a ticket?
Select the number of tickets on our website and click ‘Book Now’ to get your confirmed ticket on your email
How long is my ticket valid for?
Your tickets are valid for the time and date stated.

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