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Istanbul: Hagia Sophia Skip-the-Line Ticket & Audio Guide

Product ID: 210723
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Skip the ticket lines at Hagia Sophia and discover the site at your own pace with an audio guide app.
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Duration: 90 minutes
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  • Skip the line and enter the legendary Hagia Sophia
  • Explore the iconic building with ease
  • Discover the Hagia Sophia with an audio guide app at your own pace
Full description
Take the shortest way into the legendary Hagia Sophia of Istanbul. Choose the time that suits you best, meet your host in front of the museum, and pass the long ticket lines directly to the entrance. You can save up to 2 or 3 hours by not standing in the famous queues. 

You will get a brief orientation about the Hagia Sophia and how to get to the different parts of the building to see the various points of interest. Then, enjoy the building at your own pace, and stay as long as you want.

Be amazed by the size, volume, decoration, and impressive beauty of this iconic structure. Discover the traces of different civilizations, religions, sects, and cultures with a downloadable audio guide.
  • Skip-the-line ticket
  • Short presentation in English
  • Audio guide app in Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Arabic, Polish, Russian, Turkish, and Chinese
What’s Not Included
  • Headphones, please bring your own

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Meeting point

Next to the Exit of Hagia Sophia, Cankurtaran Mh., Ayasofya Meydanı, Sultanahmet 1-3, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul. Your guide will be wearing a red jacket or red t-shirt with the local partner logo.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You will skip the ticket lines but you cannot skip the security checkpoint. The security line waiting time can take up to 30-minutes
• The audio guide app is available in 10 different languages
• Download the audio guide app on your smartphone before your visit. Download instructions are written in your confirmation.
• Please note, there is no internet at Hagia Sophia, so you won't be able to download the guide inside
• Once downloaded, you do not need an internet connection to use the app
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Product ID: 210723