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Hagia Sophia Admission Ticket with Fast Entry Service

Product ID: 210723
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Skip the long lines and enter Hagia Sophia with a local guide who will give you a brief introduction and orientation tips. Explore the monument on your own and awe at the architectural miracles and the beautiful remains of the wall frescoes inside.
About this activity
Duration 15 minutes
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live guide
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  • Skip the line and enter the legendary Hagia Sophia
  • Get a brief introduction and orientation tips from your local guide
  • Access the galleries upstairs and take beautiful photographs of the main area below
Full description
Take the shortest way into the legendary Hagia Sophia of Istanbul. Choose the time that suits you best, meet your guide in front of the museum, and pass the long ticket lines directly to the entrance. You can save up to 2 or 3 hours by not standing in the famous queues. 

You will get a brief 15 minutes orientation about the long history of Hagia Sophia and how to get to the different parts of the building to see the different pieces. Then, you can enjoy the building at your own pace. You can finish a book inside or just have a quick glance on its impressive beauty. 

Hagia Sophia will stun you with its size, volume, and decoration as it has been doing since the times of the Roman Empire. It bears the traces of different ages, religions, sects, and cultures. You will not regret visit this timeless glory.
  • Skip-the-line ticket
  • A brief orientation
What’s Not Included
  • Pick up or drop-off at your accommodation
  • Guided tour

When you get there

Meeting point

Next to the Exit of Hagia Sophia, Cankurtaran Mh., Ayasofya Meydanı, Sultanahmet 1-3, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul. Your guide will be wearing a red jacket or red t-shirt with the local partner logo.

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Know before you go
• You will skip the ticket lines with your guide but you cannot skip the security checkpoint, where the wait depends on visitor volume and can take between 30 seconds and 15 minutes
• It is recommended to visit very early, e.g. 9:00 AM-9:30 AMor late in the afternoon, e.g. 3:00 PM, because in between it is usually very crowded with long queues