Skip the line and enter the magnificent Hagia Sophia, which is the world’s largest place of worship, built by Emperor Justinian in 532 AD. Enjoy a…
On this 30-minute tour, visit the 4th-century Basilica Cistern and discover the mystery of Medusa heads from Greek mythology.
Experience the Church of the Holy Savior in Chora, a Medieval Byzantine Greek Orthodox church which has been preserved as the Chora Museum in the…
Witness the enchantment of Istanbul with a 2.5-hour sunset cruise along the beautiful Bosphorus. Aboard the glass-encased luxury yacht, enjoy the…
Take a tour of Hagia Sophia with an expert guide. Skip the lines at this top monument and learn about its history as a church, mosque, and museum and…
Enjoy a short guided walk from the Blue Mosque to the Hagia Sophia. Get information and tips from your guide. Skip the lines at the Hagia Sophia.
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My brother and I went in early February and the line was not too long. However, it felt great to skip the whole line and get into Hagia Sofia directly. If you walk in by yourself, you will simply think that it looks nice. However, with the tour guide's explanation, you can actually learn about the long history of Istanbul and it is truly fascinating. I highly recommend others to do this tour instead of just visiting the place since you get to learn so much. Also, the whole process was very smooth and the tour guide was very friendly!
The Company representative was at the meeting point as advised and the tour tour started promptly. Guide/tourist ratio was good. We got through the gate with relative ease and the pace of the tour was really measured. The Guide took time to explain every key aspect of the history of the place and threw in humour at appropriate times. The tour ended promptly and we were allowed to stay in there and do things at our own pace. Highly recommended.
It was my first time in Istanbul so this was ideal! I found the guide, he showed me around and took me to buy a metro card! He gave me water and explained the story of the old city. Then we walked in the square, saw the old hippodrome and finally he took me through the waiting line and gave me the ticket to enter directly to the magnificent Hagia Sophia! It was totally worth it!
The guide took us underground to see the cistern which is no longer in use but was used as a water reservoir for Istanbul for many centuries. We can only marvel at the ability of people all those centuries ago to bring water to Istanbul from outlying areas and provide the city with a water supply. We saw the Medusa heads and heard the legends about Medusa.
We were glad we booked this tour. Very efficiently run by the guide. He was easy to find, we left on time and his commentary throughout was intelligent and informative and with a touch of warm humour. My only complaint is that I would have liked it to be longer.