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Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) Tours and Activities

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Built in 532 as the world’s largest place of worship, the Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) shifts its identity with the times but never loses its grandeur. Converted from a church to a mosque during the Ottoman era and becoming a museum in 1935, the pink-hued Old City building is one of Istanbul’s don’t-miss attractions.

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Segway Istanbul Old City Tour - Morning

Segway Istanbul Old City Tour - Morning

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Forget about exhausting foot marches, experience Istanbul simply in an elegant way. No Experience Necessary! Learn to ride a Segway less than 2 minutes and join our professional guided city tours. Tour starts daily at 10.00am, tour duration is 3 hours. Please check also afternoon and evening segway tours in viator.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.84
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Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

Full Day: Classic Istanbul Tour Including Blue Mosque, Hippodrome, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

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Experience Istanbul’s timeless sights on a full-day tour of the city’s stunning historic places. Listen for the ancient echoes of pounding hooves and charioteers at Hippodrome Square and spot the distinctive tiles of the Blue Mosque. See the Byzantine mosaics and minarets of Hagia Sophia, then follow in the footsteps of powerful sultans, courtiers, and generals at Topkapi Palace. Finish your tour in the vibrant Grand Bazaar, browsing bright displays of handicrafts, carpets, and souvenirs.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Small-Group Tour Including Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Hagia Sophia

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Small-Group Tour Including Topkapi Palace, Underground Cistern and Hagia Sophia

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Fit all of Istanbul's attractions at the top of your bucket list into one packed day, with the help of an expert local guide. Stroll Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet neighborhood, brimming with iconic buildings and storied streets. Tour the Blue Mosque, one of the most important sites in the Muslim world. Delve into history of the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Istanbul Hippodrome as well as the 'sunken palace' of Basilica Cistern. And you won’t want to miss the and the bustling Grand Bazaar or savory 3-course lunch.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.50
$65.00
$6.50 savings
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Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

Best of Istanbul: 1, 2 or 3-Day Private Guided Tour

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Prepare to be awed by Istanbul’s magnificent architecture, rich history, and eclectic bazaars as you discover the unmissable highlights of the Old City on this 1-, 2-, or 3-day private tour. Marvel over the glorious Hagia Sophia, learn how the Blue Mosque earned its famous nickname, and see the ancient Basilica Cistern. Tour Topkapi Palace to gain an insight into the lavish lifestyles of the Ottoman sultans and their harem, and browse the legendary Grand Bazaar, where you find everything from carpets to Turkish delight.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.00
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Segway Istanbul Old City Tour - Afternoon

Segway Istanbul Old City Tour - Afternoon

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Forget about exhausting foot marches, experience Istanbul simply in an elegant way. No Experience Necessary! Learn to ride a Segway less than 2 minutes and join our professional guided city tours. Tour starts daily at 15.00, tour duration is 3 hours. Please check also morning and evening segway tours in viator.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.84
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Photoshooting in Istanbul

Photoshooting in Istanbul

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I don't only offer you commemorative photography. I have fashion photography experience, and you will learn to pose like a star throughout your shot.I also guarantee that your photos will be of a billboard quality. I'm impatient to meet you on the streets where my childhood passed. Best Regards, Uğur CANKURT
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$134.00
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Virtual Tour of Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia

Virtual Tour of Blue Mosque & Hagia Sophia

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The best place to see the cultural transformation of Istanbul is Hagia Sophia. Discover how this beautiful landmark has changed throughout the years. From being the biggest Catholic church in the world to later being turned into a mosque by the Ottomans. Hagia Sophia now welcomes its visitors virtually as a museum full of cultural gems. Istanbul has been a cultural melting pot for centuries and most of the cultures that once reign the city left their marks: from beautiful monuments and stunning religious establishments. And here's where the Blue Mosque come to play. If there’s a mosque that portrays the beliefs and the beauty of the Muslim culture of Istanbul, it’s the Blue Mosque. Are you ready to explore it?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$160.00
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Segway Istanbul Old City Tour - Evening

Segway Istanbul Old City Tour - Evening

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See more of Istanbul's Old City in less time with this convenient Segway tour where you whisk through the streets on an easy-to-ride personal transporter. After a quick review of how to handle your Segway, you glide through Istanbul at night, and follow your guide through Sultanahmet to see the area's top sights. Highlights include stops at Constantine’s column, the Blue Mosque, and the Hippodrome.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off

Big Bus Istanbul Hop-On Hop-Off

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Istanbul is one of the world’s greatest cities, and this hop-on hop-off tour offers a truly flexible way to explore it. Board your open-top, double-decker bus at any stop along the two routes, and enjoy the views as you listen to the audio commentary. Then, create your own sightseeing itinerary as you hop on and off at any of the stops to visit highlights such as the spectacular Topkapi Palace, the UNESCO-protected Hagia Sophia, the Egyptian Bazaar, and more. Your ticket is valid for 1, 2, or 3 days and entry to select attractions.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.40
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$61.40
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Istanbul:Your Guide&Your Way

Istanbul:Your Guide&Your Way

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Enjoy the total freedom of customizing your own tour of Istanbul, with the help of a guide. As a local expert, your guide will be able to make suggestions to suit your interests and needs, and you can decide on the final locations. Get to know the city up-close on a walking tour, and use public transportation to reach places further afield, just as Istanbul's residents do.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$145.00
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Istanbul Tourist Pass: 35+ Top Attractions/ Services

Istanbul Tourist Pass: 35+ Top Attractions/ Services

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Save time and money on Istanbul’s top attractions with an Istanbul Tourist Pass, with a choice of 3- or 7-day digital city pass. This comprehensive sightseeing pass grants you: skip-the-line admission to Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace museums; a hop-on hop-off city bus tour and Bosphorus Strait boat tour plus an evening performance of whirling dervishes, and Istanbul SEA LIFE Aquarium.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$144.84
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$144.84
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Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul

Small Group Tour: Essential Istanbul

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Explore the top attractions in Sultanahmet (the old city) on a full-day tour with a knowledgeable guide. Take in UNESCO World Heritage sites and famous monuments in Istanbul including the stunning Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque and Hippodrome. Then follow your guide through the Grand Bazaar, browsing the shops of hundreds of vendors with an array of textiles, jewelry, perfumes, spices and more. Your guide shares the long history of Istanbul with your small group, which is limited to 10 participants to ensure a more intimate experience.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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8 Days MINI Group Tour Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya, Cappadocia

8 Days MINI Group Tour Istanbul, Ephesus, Pamukkale, Konya, Cappadocia

Mini Group Max 10 pax : Istanbul - Cappadocia - Konya  - Pamukkale - Ephesus - Istanbul.  7 nights & 8 days Domestic flights from Istanbul to Cappadocia and from Izmir to Istanbul are included. Fully guides in 4 and 5 star hotels .This is the best program to visit popular highlights in a short time. We will visit Topkapi Palace, St. Sophia, Hipodromme, Blue Mosque, Grand bazaar in Istanbul. Ephesus, The House of Virgin Mary, Artemission temple in Ephesus, White Terraces and Hierapolis in Pamukkale, Whirling Dervishes museum in Konya, Underground city, Goreme, Uchisar in Cappadocia and many more. * Selected centrally Located Boutique and 4 star Hotels * Small group ensures personal service with * Informative, friendly and professional guide * Domestic flights included. * Option with Private Tour for your family
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  • 8 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,059.00
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Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

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Private Tour: Istanbul in One Day Sightseeing Tour including Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace

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Experience the finest attractions in Istanbul’s Sultanahmet district during this private, guided day tour of the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia and Topkapi Palace. Marvel at these famous monuments alongside your expert guide who will give you individual attention on this private voyage.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$85.50
$95.00
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5 Days Istanbul Museum Pass and Bosphorus Boat Tour

5 Days Istanbul Museum Pass and Bosphorus Boat Tour

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Cover Istanbul’s top attractions at a reduced cost—plus a guided boat tour along the Bosphorus—with the Istanbul Card. Get guaranteed admission to the most popular landmarks and museums in the capital, including the Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and Fethiye Mosaic Museum, and visit each site at your own pace. Cards include skip-the-line admission, so you can save both time as well as expenses.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.29
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Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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Skip The Line: 1-2 or 3 Days Private Istanbul Guided Tour

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Make your Istanbul adventure totally unique with a 1- 2- or 3 day private sightseeing tour. Opt for a single day and see the whole of the Old City, plus the Grand Bazaar. Extend the tour to include a second day and visit the Spice Bazaar, Dolmabahce Palace, Taksim, and Istiklal Street, plus a Bosphorus cruise. Please note that your guide is happy to alter the itinerary completely to accommodate your personal interests.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$108.00
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$120.00
$12.00 savings
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Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour

Istanbul Classics Half Day Morning Tour

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Behold the magnificent Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque on this 3.5-hour small-group guided walking tour of Istanbul’s best monuments. You will delve into the complex culture of Istanbul as you discover its famous monuments intertwined history. Not only will you see the beauty of Hagia Sophia Museum and Blue Mosque, but explore the Hippodrome of Constantinople and the German Fountain. People are limited to 15 on this tour, so you can receive more personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.26
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Instagram Istanbul Tour - RosetheGuide

Instagram Istanbul Tour - RosetheGuide

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Social media is an irresistible tool we use for everything today. Especially some apps are an inseparable part of our lives. We travel and share our moment with our world on Instagram, Facebook and some other apps. We are taking you to most instagrammable spots of the city and shooting the best photos for you. Iconic monuments, breathtaking Bosphorus views and fantastic architectural backgrounds by a professional guide with you. Today I am inviting all instagram, facebook phomenasi blogger, vloggers and influencers to join my instagram tour to shoot the best of Istanbul at once. Within this package we provide a professional camera.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Morning Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar

Morning Istanbul: Half-Day Tour with Blue Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and Grand Bazaar

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See the sights of Istanbul on a half-day tour that takes in the city’s famous historical landmarks and cultural sites. See Hagia Sophia, the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar. Entrance fees are included, as is hotel pickup and drop-off for your convenience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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Small Group Tour - Full Day Istanbul City Tour

Small Group Tour - Full Day Istanbul City Tour

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Experience Turkey’s Ottoman and Byzantine eras during this full-day guided Istanbul city tour in the Sultanahmet district. Aboard a comfortable coach, head to top attractions like Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, and the UNESCO-listed museum Hagia Sophia. Witness the lively atmosphere of one of the world’s largest covered markets - the Grand Bazaar. Prior to lunch, enjoy engaging stories about sultans and their harems and other Istanbul lore from your friendly local guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$98.23
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Top Sites Of Istanbul: Half Day or Full Day Private Walking Tour

Top Sites Of Istanbul: Half Day or Full Day Private Walking Tour

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Get an in-depth exploration of Istanbul on this full-day or half-day private tour. Enjoy personalized attention from your guide and stroll through the Sultanahmet neighborhood. Visit the Hippodrome, the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Basilica Cistern, and the Grand Bazaar. Choose to add Topkapi Palace to a full-day itinerary.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.79
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$122.79
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Full Day Private Istanbul Tour

Full Day Private Istanbul Tour

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Step into the golden ages of the Ottoman, Byzantine and Roman empires with a full-day, private tour through Istanbul’s Old City. See the monuments and historic sites of Hippodrome Square, where Roman charioteers raced in ancient times, then explore St. Sophia's stunning architecture and museum. See the iconic tiles, mosaics and slender minarets of the Blue Mosque and browse traditional handicrafts inside the Grand Bazaar. Learn about the lives of sultans and courtiers at Topkapi Palace, which contains a remarkable collection of Turkey's greatest holy relics, imperial treasures and artwork.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.35
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Highlights of Istanbul:1 or 2 Day Private istanbul Tour

Highlights of Istanbul:1 or 2 Day Private istanbul Tour

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From the minarets of Hagia Sofia to the colorful wares at the Spice Bazaar, Istanbul’s packed with must-see sites, but navigating the city’s bustling streets on your own can be overwhelming. Explore Istanbul with a private guide on a customizable tour. Choose one or two days of sightseeing, consider optional private car service, and check out Istanbul highlights on your own terms.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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6 Days Istanbul Package Tour

6 Days Istanbul Package Tour

6 Days and 5 Nights Istanbul Package Holiday.Explore best of Istanbul. Visiting to Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar, Dolmabahçe Palace, Spice Bazaar. Cruise along the Bosphorus  and enjoy lunch with beautiful panoramic views on the top of Camlica Hill.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 645 Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) costs USD 6.14. Guided Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) tours start around USD 6.14 per person. See all 645 Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) tickets and tours on Viator.
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