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Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide Description

Learn about the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman Empires as you explore the history of the Hagia Sophia with a historian tour guide. History geeks don't miss out and book your tickets now on Thrillark

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a detailed understanding from a historian about the building's history
  • Take the Advantage of having  a licenced tour guide
  • Visit all mosaics, galleries and details inside Hagia Sophia

Detailed Description

Don't miss out on the intriguing history of the Hagia Sophia. This historian-led tour will teach you about the landmark structure's multi-century transition from church to mosque to museum.Discover how the Hagia Sophia was transformed into a mosque following the Ottoman invasion of Constantinople while touring Istanbul's most important Greek Orthodox religious monument. Uncover stunning details as you explore this architectural gem.Admire interior mosaics and learn about the building methods used during the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman eras. You can examine the architecture, mosaics, construction, the imperial dome, and the decorating from the past and present, which reveal the history of the Hagia Sophia, with the help of a tour guide who is knowledgeable about every aspect and legend surrounding it.

Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide Inclusions

  • Entry ticket 
  • English speaking guide 

Exclusions

  • Hotel Pick-up and drop off
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide Additional Information

Restrictions:
  • Pets are not allowed on theHagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide.
Timings:
  • Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide starts at 10:00 AM.
  • The duration of the Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide will be around 60 minutes.
What to wear:
  • We recommend you dress up in line with the local customs.
  • We suggest you wear comfortable shoes.
Eligibility:
  • All guests are charged a standard fare for this tour.
Things to Note:
  • We can not skip the security line. During high season the security check can take up to 30 minute.

 

 

 
 

Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide Cancellation Policy

  • For a full refund cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour.
  • No-shows and late cancellations are non-refundable..

My Voucher

  • Your Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide tickets are valid for the event date and time stated.
  • Your Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide tickets will be mailed to you once you’ve made a booking. All you have to do is show the voucher with a Govt id proof.
Meeting Point:
Present your voucher at the start of the tour.
 

Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide Location

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

Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide Frequently Asked Questions

Can you still tour Hagia Sophia?
Visitors are still welcome to Hagia Sophia, which remains the country's most popular tourist attraction.
Is there a dress code for Hagia Sophia?
According to the code, visitors have to wear a headscarf to visit the sixth-century site. Entering it with shorts or "revealing" clothes is banned. Following the code's introduction, authorities started to distribute overalls and headscarves in front of Hagia Sophia.
Is the Hagia Sophia open to the public?
Hagia Sophia was converted into a mosque again with a decision taken in 2020. For this reason, there is no longer a need to buy tickets at the entrance. Anyone can worship in it or visit it to explore the building.
How long is Hagia Sophia tour?
The duration of the Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide will be around 60 minutes.
Is the Blue Mosque entrance free?
There is no fee for the Blue Mosque, however it is closed at prayer times. There is a dress code. Both men and women must have legs covered.
Can you still visit the Blue Mosque?
The Blue Mosque is open every day and free to all visitors. However, tourists cannot visit during prayers which take place multiple times a day: Fajr (İmsak in Turkish): Two hours before dawn.
Is the Blue Mosque worth visiting?
A must-see for the Istanbul-bound traveller, the Blue Mosque's beauty inside and out has been talked about for centuries. From the exterior featuring six 210-foot minarets to the 20,000 blue tiles found inside, touring the mosque is well worth it.
Are children allowed to join the Hagia Sophia Tour with a Historian Guide?
Children are allowed to join the tour. However, they must be accompanied by an adult.
How can I book a ticket for the Hagia Sophia Tour with a Historian Guide?
Select the number of tickets on our website and click ‘Book Now’ to get your confirmed ticket on your email.
How long is my Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide ticket valid for?
Your tickets are valid for the time and date stated.

Hagia Sophia Tour with Historian Guide Ratings & Reviews

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Abdel

Travelled August 2021

Good price, delivery within few minutes. All good.

Muna

Travelled August 2021

Perfect money value

PARAKKAT KUNHAPPUTTY

Travelled August 2021

Easy to book and discounted price . ticket received with in 15 seconds.

Muhammad Furqan

Travelled August 2021

It was great bargain, really great offer!

Hatem Fouad

Travelled August 2021

Good experience and nice day and fun to spend at the park

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