Hagia Sophia: Skip-the-Line Ticket and Guided Tour


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The story of Hagia Sophia, the wonder of the world, full of legends. Hagia Sophia is among the most important monuments in the history of world architecture that have survived to the present day. It constitutes an important place in the art world in terms of its architecture, magnificence, size and functionality.

About this activity

  • Tour Duration: 1 Hour
  • Booking confirmation: Instant confirmation
  • Printed or mobile voucher: Accepted
  • Wheelchair accessible: Available
  • Cancellation policy: FREE Cancellation
  • Easy Online Booking: Fast, Easy & SSL Secure Booking
  • Skip the ticket line: Yes
  • Things to do in Istanbul Daily tours and Excursions in Istanbul
  • Tour Guiding: English , Turkish , German
  • Tour ID: 340
  • Departure Location: Istanbul

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  • Hagia Sophia: the lord of structures
  • A great structure and a great splendor
  • A wonderful history
  • Lord of the centuries

Full Description

Hagia Sophia tour with a professional tourist guide

Book your private guide for Hagia Sophia Istanbul and Do not waste time in the long queue to enter Hagia Sophia!

The tour is for small group with mininum 5 people. Everyday %100 guaranteed tour.

Hagia Sophia is a magnificent building that challenges centuries!

Once church, then mosque, then museum A masterpiece of architectural history.

Hagia Sophia (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.

It would not be wrong to call Hagia Sophia the master of the structures.

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.

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.

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.

Your guide in Aya sofia 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.

  • Meeting with the guide in front of Hagia Sophia at the specified time
  • A brief history of Istanbul
  • Fast access to Hagia Sophia without waiting for a queue
  • Guidance in Hagia Sophia
  • Free time in Hagia Sophia
  • The tour ends

Price included

  • Express Entry Ticket (without queuing)
  • Guidance
  • Free time in Hagia Sophia
  • Food and drink
  • Pick-up and transfer from hotel

Know before you go

Pick Up Place

The Guide will be waiting in front of Hagia Sophia. All the details will be given after your reservation.

Pick up Point

In front of Hagia Sophia

Important information

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.


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Başlangıç: 01/01/2020 Bitiş: 31/12/2020

Location Child 03-06 Child 00-02 Adult 7+
Istanbul € 5 € 0 € 20

Başlangıç: 01/01/2021 Bitiş: 31/12/2021

Location Child 03-06 Child 00-02 Adult 7+
Istanbul € 5 € 0 € 20

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