Skip The Line Tickets To Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia is closed between 12:00-2:30 PM on Fridays due to Friday prayer.

Exclusive access for foreign visitors is limited to the 2nd floor of Hagia Sophia, where guides refrain from speaking to maintain a quiet atmosphere for prayers. An audio guide app is available for a personalized experience accessible through your own phone, with headphones required (available for purchase at the museum ticket office if needed). The Hagia Sophia Ticket includes the advantage of skipping the ticket line, though there may be a security queue.

Highlights of the Hagia Sophia

  • Transport yourself back to the 6th Century AD while exploring the Hagia Sophia.
  • Unravel mysteries hidden within captivating mosaics.
  • Illuminate the intricate textures of this historical marvel.
  • Carefully scheduled visits during off-peak hours to avoid crowds.
  • Uncover every intriguing tale without exception.


  • Ticket to Hagia Sophia
  • Audio guide app
  • Free time at the monument


  • Earphones
  • Entry to the Ground Floor

Unveil Istanbul's Timeless Jewel:

Embark on a self-guided exploration through the awe-inspiring Hagia Sophia, a testament to centuries of history. Roam freely through iconic chambers, marvel at Byzantine craftsmanship, and soak in the cultural richness. The softly illuminated corridors guide you through Istanbul's past, where every corner tells a silent yet powerful story. Book your ticket now for an immersive journey through time, uncovering the secrets and treasures within the hallowed walls of Hagia Sophia.