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Hagia Sophia Museum Admission Ticket
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“hagia sophia”(3,356 reviews)
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This architectural marvel displays 30 million gold tiles throughout its interior, and a wide, flat dome which was a bold engineering feat at the time it was constructed in the 6th century.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ayasofya Square, Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34122, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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+90 212 522 1750
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place in August 2018, there is restoration work is going on so everything is under cover. It's not value for money, So I will suggest skip this for next few months.

Thank Hemesh T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there last day we like so much l hope soon we will bk again l recommended evrerybody in this world thanks

Thank Kenan Ş
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The monument stands tall as a relic of an historic moment of two religious faiths. Once a Greek Orthodox Christian Patriarchal Bassilica of Byzantine era has later turned into Ottoman Imperial Mosque and now a meuseum. It is indeed a great architectural beauty can’t be...More

Thank Sourajyoti D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here but there were renovation inside.. We just spent 30 minutes inside the building.. I can imagine how beautiful the building long long time ago ..

Thank Ria B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hagia Sofía is a beautiful church (museum) in downtown Istanbul. There is lots of history in that place. It is one of the first churches in Christians history built in Constantinople Roman times. There is Muslim culture and religion in the place as well. It...More

Thank CroatiaUsa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hagia Sophia, originally the grandest church of the Holy Roman Empire, now de-consecrated, is an architectural wonder. It is the largest church ever built in Istanbul. The current version is the 3rd. The first was destroyed in 404AD, the second was demolished in 532AD...More

Thank LongReefHacker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place with beautiful garden surroundings amazing place to visit with brilliant architecture

Thank Ghazala S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite being renovated in the inner part, the Mosque is a must...Thus, it is a mandatory monument to visit in Istanbul.

Thank fgsilva63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible Architecture! Must Visit In Istanbul Turkey 🇹🇷 What an Amazing place to visit !!!! do Visit

Thank 高 爱 博 A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting history and a very beautiful place indeed despite some restoration work in progress. The interior of the hagia sophia was really beautiful too.

Thank Azreena R
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Sultanahmet
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Tazhim
5 August 2018|
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museum pass card costs 210 tl for all turkey or 125 tl just for istanbul. google it muze gov tr
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Marilyn B
30 July 2018|
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Response from Kat K | Reviewed this property |
Early morning . No stairs in hagia Sofia.
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kriki2015
18 June 2018|
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Response from CarlosDavidov | Reviewed this property |
Find a guide at the door. He will have tickets and make you go thru a VIP line. On top of it it is highly recommended to hire a guide to explain you the history behind the visit. Money well spent.
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