Hagia Sophia Inside and Out, Walking into Serenity (Small Groups)

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: Arabic, English, Spanish, Turkish
Guru: Sib
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.

This tour has limit of bookings to max 5 person per schedule. For your best experience we try to keep the number of the group small (under 10). If you are a travelling in a bigger group, please contact me.

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

  • Hagia Sophia (inside and out)

Istanbul is calm and beautiful in the night. 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 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. It is expected that you tip at least €10-€20 per person (or equivalent in other currencies). 

No entrance fees required. 

For mosque visits: Everyone (man or woman) should wear modestly. Women need to have headscarf too.

All the tours have the inside visit of Hagia Sophia.

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. 

Recommended Tours

Bosphorus Cruise

Istanbul Old Town

Other Istanbul Tours

Gaziantep Tour

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.

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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Evelin 30 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Fue una experiencia súper buena y a pesar que no llegaron todos los que habían reservado Sib continuo con el tour y fue súper interesante. Lo recomiendo muchísimo
Johnny 23 Mar 2023

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Travelled alone - Mar 2023
Sib sabe como explicarte la historia de estambul de una forma clara y entretenida. 100% recomendado.
Marina 16 Mar 2023

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Sib fue encantador, hizo el tour para nosotras solas (eramos 2 y aún así no lo canceló). Gracias a él, hemos conocido los secretos de Santa Sofía. Muchas gracias por tu conocimiento Sib.
Rachael 12 Mar 2023

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Travelled alone - Mar 2023
Fantastic information and very enthusiastic!!
Belén 06 Mar 2023
San Sebastián de los Reyes

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2023
Nos gustó mucho la visita con Sib, buen guia, nos explicó todo muy bien y nos dio recomendaciones.
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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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