Hagia Sophia Museum in Istanbul
Hagia Sophia Entrance Fee, Opening Hours, Ticket Price
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
Purchasing a single ticket for Hagia Sopia costs 60 Turkish Lira; children under the age of 8 can enter for free. Please note that passport is needed for the children’s free ticket. Istanbul Museum Pass is valid for Hagia Sophia Museum.
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.
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Note: Ticket price is updated by 1st of October, 2018.
Hagia Sophia Museum
What Is Istanbul Museum Pass? How Much Is It?
You may also consider Istanbul Museum Pass. The 5 day pass is sold for 185 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 Opening Hours 2019
High (Summer) Season
Dates: 15 April to 30 September
09:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; the last admission at 6:00 p.m.
Low (Winter) Season
Dates: 1 October to 14 April
09:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; the last admission at 4:00 p.m.
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
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Hagia Sophia Entrance Fee Blog Post By Serhat Engul