Hagia Sophia Entrance Fee, Hours, Tickets

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Hagia Sophia Museum in Istanbul

Hagia Sophia Entrance Fee, Opening Hours and Tickets

Hagia Sophia is the most popular museum in Turkey. In an average season, 3 million people visit Hagia Sophia to see its wonderful relics and architecture as well as enjoying the 1500 years of history.


Hagia Sophia Entrance Fee 2019

Hagia Sophia entrance fee is 72 Turkish Liras. Children under the age of 8 can enter for free. Istanbul Museum Pass is valid for Hagia Sophia Museum. Please note that passport is needed for the children’s free entry ticket.

In order to gain a deeper knowledge about Hagia Sophia, you may hire a private tour guide. Hagia Sophia’s history is associated with emperors, patriarchs and riots. If you are looking for somebody to tell you about the stories of this place, you are advised to check Hagia Sophia Tour Guide website to find a licensed guide.

Note: Ticket price is updated by 15th of July, 2019.


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Hagia Sophia Opening Hours 2019

Hagia Sophia is open to visit from 09:00 to 19:00 in the summer season. High season starts with the 1st of April and lasts until 31st of October.

Hagia Sophia is open to visit from 09:00 to 17:00 in the winter season. Low season starts with the 1st of November and lasts until 31st of March.

Please also note that Hagia Sophia ticket offices are closed 60 minutes prior to closing time. Last entry time is 18:00 in the summer season and 16:00 in the winter season.

Hagia Sophia Museum in Istanbul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia Entrance Fee

Hagia Sophia View from Seven Hills Hotel


What Is Istanbul Museum Pass? How Much Is It?

You may also consider Istanbul Museum Pass. The 5 day pass is sold for 220 Turkish Lira.

The Museum Pass is practical card which is valid for one entrance to the listed museums. The Museum Pass is valid for 120 hours after the first use of the pass to enter one of these museums:

Hagia Sophia Museum, Topkapı Palace Museum and Harem Section, Archeological Museums of Istanbul, Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum.

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Hagia Sophia Working Days – Closing Days 2019

Hagia Sophia is open everday during the high season. However the dates are a little bit different than the above opening hours.

Hagia Sophia is Open Everyday During the Summer Season

Between 1st Of April and 31st of October during the high season.

Hagia Sophia Museum is Closed On Monday During the Winter Season

From 31st of October to 1st of April. During the low season.

Closing Days (Special Occassions)

The Hagia Sophia Museum is closed on the first day of the Ramazan Bayramı (Ramadan Feast) & Kurban Bayramı (Sacrifice Feast)


About Hagia Sophia History

Hagia Sophia History


About The Mosaics Of Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia Mosaics


About The Architecture Of Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia Architecture


About The Dome Of Hagia Sophia

Hagia Sophia Dome


Hagia Sophia Entrance Fee and Hours By Serhat Engul

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