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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya)
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Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue...
Ranked #4 of 1,159 things to do in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The outside is beautiful but wait till you see the inside, STUNNING!
Exceeded our expectations, so glad we went.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The history of this immense church converted to a mosque is fantastic. Unfortunately, the history of the church was ruined as the Muslims altered
And added minarets to the existing structure to obliterate its Christian heritage started in the days of Constantine. Still worth seeing though!!!

Thank nervesurgeon
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

It was one of the best historic places i have ever seen.Rally majestic and beautiful.the most seen place in istanbul with different history just near sultanahmet tramvay station.it is connection of a church an mosque.

Thank Ebi-Karim
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

awesome it was very best place and top class monument . rest of the places in istanbul are also worth

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Visited early in the morning just before tour groups. Felt personal. A lot of renovation going on inside. Cats inside which was lovely.

The decor and feel inside is nothing else. The only other place I can say it felt close to was the Vatican.

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