Hagia Sophia Guided Tour with Fast-Track Entry
Price: € 15 ( $ 16 / € 15 / ₺ 447 / £ 13)
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About this activity
Departure Location: Istanbul
Event days: Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Saturday
Tour duration (Approx - including transfers): 1 Hour
Guiding & Support: English , Turkish , German
Booking confirmation: Instant confirmation
Printed or mobile voucher: Both is accepted.
Wheelchair accessible: Available
Cancellation policy: Flexible
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Tour ID: 340
- Take a tour of the fabled Hagia Sophia and marvel at this architecture masterpiece! Explore its history, grandeur, and learn why it still stands as an icon of Istanbul today.
- Learn all about the Hagia Sophia - its renowned architecture, intricate design, extraordinary history, and its various uses throughout time. Discover why it remains captivating to tourists till today.
- Delve into the fascinating history of the Hagia Sophia! This amazing building has embodied everything from religion to royalty - find out what makes it one of Istanbul's most famous icons in this guide.
- Visit the grandest monument in Istanbul – the Hagia Sophia! Experience how artistry and faith collide with history, culture, and architectural beauty inside this iconic landmark.
Istanbul Hagia Sophia: A Symbol of Religious and Cultural Diversity
Hagia Sophia tour with an expert guide
Want to experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Istanbul's Hagia Sophia? Pre-book your tickets and make sure entrance to this iconic museum is guaranteed! Hagia Sophia, a historic architectural wonder, is best explored with the help of an informative guide to ensure that no detail is missed.
After being converted into a mosque, the skip-the-line and fast-entry option unfortunately doesn't work but our guide provides an easy and a stress free entrance.
Hagia Sophia is a magnificent building that challenges centuries!
Once church, then mosque, then museum A masterpiece of architectural history.
Hagia Sophia, with its innovative architecture, rich history, religious significance and extraordinary characteristics, has been fighting against time for hundreds of years. It is the largest Eastern Roman church in Istanbul. Three churches were built at the same location, the oldest and fastest built cathedral in the world. The breathtaking dome image hangs in the air, the monolithic marble columns and unparalleled mosaics are one of the wonders in the history of world architecture.
Hagia Sophia: History, Architecture, and Iconography
Hagia Sophia, which is the largest church built by the Eastern Roman Empire in Istanbul and built three times in the same place and means “Holy Wisdom”, served as the cathedral as the largest church of the capital, where the rulers were crowned throughout the Byzantine Empire since the 5th century.
Explore the iconic Hagia Sophia in Istanbul with a guided tour. Learn about the history and architecture of this stunning landmark.
Emperor Justinianos ordered the most beautiful architectural pieces to be collected for use in Hagia Sophia, by sending news to all provinces to make Hagia Sophia more spectacular and flashy. Columns and marbles used in this structure; It was brought from the ancient city ruins in Anatolia and Syria, such as Aspendos, Ephesus, Baalbek and Tarsus.
Don't miss the chance to visit the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. Book your entry with a guided tour and discover the secrets of this ancient wonder.
All surfaces except the marble covered walls of Hagia Sophia are decorated with beautiful mosaics. Gold, silver, glass, terracotta and colored stones were used to make the mosaics.
Your professional licensed guide will be waiting for you with Vigo Tours logo in front of Hagia Sophia. Here, your guide will first give you a brief historical information about Istanbul and then quickly take you into Hagia Sophia without waiting for the long queue. This entrance is the fast travel agency entrance door, it is entered only with a licensed tourist guide.
Experience the beauty of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul with a guided tour. Get an in-depth look at the art and culture of this historic site.
Your guide in Hagia Sophia will continue to inform you about this extraordinary structure. Total guidance time can be approximately 1 hour 10 minutes. You will also have free time in the Hagia Sophia museum. You will be amazed by this magnificent structure that is unique in the world.
- Express Entry Ticket (without queuing)
- Free time in Hagia Sophia
- Food and drink
- Pick-up and transfer from hotel
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Istanbul Tourist Guide: Small Group Tour of Hagia Sophia
Please write to us for your requests for guided Istanbul tours for small groups in any language!
The tour ticket issued by Vigo Tours to enter Hagia Sophia is not an adequate document. It is absolutely necessary to meet the tour guide to enter Hagia Sophia.
It is obligatory for children to present a passport at the entrance to Hagia Sophia.
Tour ends in front of Hagia Sophia.
The tour is for small group with minimum 5 people. If you are less than 5 people you can still book the tour with paying 5 people.
Small Group Tour of Hagia Sophia with a Professional Guide
Hagia Sophia, the lord of the buildings!
Hagia Sophia is a most valuable places "must seen" of the world!
The tour is made with a minimum of 5 people. Tourist guide is possible in any language, but there will be only one guide per group. There is no pick-up service for the tour, the tour starts with a meeting with the guide in front of Hagia Sophia. The tour duration is 1 hour and includes only the Hagia Sophia visit.
- Meeting with the guide in front of Hagia Sophia at the specified time
- Tour starts with a brief history of Istanbul
- Fast access to Hagia Sophia without waiting for a queue
- Guidance in Hagia Sophia
- Free time in Hagia Sophia
- End of the tour and time to good bye
Period & Price
01 January 2023 / 31 December 2023 - Price
|Location||Person 07 >||Child 03 > 06|
|Istanbul||€ 15.0||€ 0|