Hagia Sophia Inside and Out, Walking into Serenity

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Sib
Quality Verified Registered on April 01, 2021

I am a licensed professional tour guide and PhD candidate. I have experience in the best tourist attractions like Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Basilica Cistern, Archaeological Museum, Sultanahmet Square etc. Book for a memorable tour!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Hagia Sophia is one the most significant heritage of humanity and a treasure for history of religions. Although the final structure is only about 1500 years old, its history spans few millennias. Hagia Sophia is the key to understand Istanbul and its secrets.

For the quality of the tour, we have limit for bookings. Please write me if you want to join a tour closed for bookings.

Please feel free to contact me for private tour requests.
In this tour we are going to see;

  • Hagia Sophia (inside and out)
  • and some atractions nearby
  • We will also stop at few places to get the best photos.

Istanbul is calm and beautiful in the evening. You will be amazed by the history and secrets of Hagia Sophia alongside its majestic beauty. All the route is within walking distance with no slope. No entrance fees. For a better experience we try to keep the groups small so that you have the most out of the tour.

During my tour, you will discover some of the history, art, culture, and beauty of Istanbul's old city. All I want is that travelers will leave Istanbul with the feeling of having been in an amazing city full of life and admire to come back again and again to discover more. Istanbul is a love. 

The licensed guide professionally doing this job and gaining his life on it.  

No entrance fees required. 

For inner visit you should wear adequately. Women need to have headscarf too.

The tour include inside visit of Hagia Sophia.

This tour has limited places, book only if you are coming. If for some reason you change your mind and cannot or do not want to attend, cancel the reservation through the confirmation email. If you cancel, you will allow other people to participate and enjoy the tour. This is a professional tour. I expect you the same responsibility that I offer you in my work.

If you are reserving for a future date, please consider that we may change the times slightly according to seasonal changes and prayer times.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for private tour requests and feel free to ask any questions. 

I hope you enjoy the tour!

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I can also help you with ideas regarding your visit plan when we meet.

Have a nice journey,

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Binbirdirek, German Fountain, Atmeyda...
    Binbirdirek, German Fountain, Atmeydanı Cd., 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
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    I will be by the German Fountain located in Sultanahmet square with a cane

  • 1
    Free admission
    Hagia Sophia

    We will visit inside Hagia Sophia and explain its history and secrets.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Hagia Sophia Plaza
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Million Stone
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Hurrem Sultan Public Bath
  • 5
    Outside visit
    German Fountain

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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jose 24 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Genial! Sib sabe un montón y se le entiende todo
Chiara 23 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
È stata una guida che ci ha incantato con il suo modo di spiegarci la storia, sembrava di fare un viaggio nel passato. È stato anche molto cortese a darci ulteriori informazioni per visitare altri luoghi di interesse
Antonia 23 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
No estuvo mal, aunque yo cuando cuentan mucha historia al final me lío…no sé me da bien y no retengo tantos datos, no me gusto que nos dijo que no esperarían más de 5 minutos y yo estuve como 15 esperándole a el
Mirta 22 Sep 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Excelente, muchísima información pero dada con profesionalidad.
Ekelchik 21 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Sib holds a great historical knowledge, explaining everything on a fluent English with a bit of humor. Great tour.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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