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Istanbul Old Town Welcome Walk & Hagia Sophia Entry Ticket

Product ID: 126233
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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.
About this activity
Duration 30 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:



  • Save time with a pre-booked admission ticket to the Hagia Sophia
  • Enjoy a walk through the Hippodrome with your local guide
  • Get useful information and tips about the city of Istanbul
Full description
A local guide will provide a short orientation to Istanbul’s old city and information about the major attractions during a walk to the Hippodrome.

Learn how to use the tram system and about the proper dress code for entering a mosque. Get recommendations on the best restaurants and some useful tips for shopping at the Grand Bazaar.

At the Hagia Sophia your guide will provide an admission ticket along with a small bottle of water. Enter the magnificent monument without delay with your skip-the-line ticket.

Explore the most popular museum in Istanbul on your own, and marvel at its extraordinary dimensions and daunting beauty.
  • Hagia Sophia admission ticket
  • Istanbul orientation tips and local information
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Small bottle of water
What’s Not Included
  • Guided tour of the Hagia Sophia
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips/gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

House of Medusa restaurant in Sultanahmet. It's just past the Basilica Cistern on the left.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The booking voucher can be used at the meeting point and exchanged for the actual Hagia Sophia tickets
• If you book a reduced price ticket, you must bring your ID/ passport, otherwise you will not be permitted to enter the Hagia Sophia
• Your ticket includes skip-the-line entry
• This is not a guided tour of the Hagia Sophia or any other monument
• The duration of the walk is approximately 25 minutes
• Children up to the age of 12 years can join free of charge
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Product ID: 126233