Ayasofya Müzesi Hagia Sophia
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Ayasofya Meydanı, Sultanahmet Fatih/İSTANBUL

Phone: 0 (212) 522 17 50 - 522 09 89
Fax: 0 (212) 512 54 74


Summer Schedule- 15 APRİL -1 OCTOBER Visiting Hours: 09.00 - 19.00

Hours of Ticket Sale: 18:00

Winter Schedule- 1 OCTOBER- 15 APRİL Visiting Hours: 09:00- 17:00

Hours of Ticket Sale: 16:00.

Ticket Price: 25 TL.

Hagia Sophia Museum is available everyday for visiting except Mondays. Visiting hours of winter schedule are 09:00-17:00 with the last entrance time of 16:00. Visiting hours of summer schedule are 09:00-19:00 with the last entrance time of 18:00.
Directive for Procedures and Principles to be applied at the Entrances of Museums and Historical Sites

Special Days: Hagia Sophia Museum is not available for visiting in the first days of Ramadan and Sacrifice Festivals for half time.

Who can enter for free?

  • Turkish children and teenagers 18 years old or younger.
  • Citizens of the Turkish Republic 65 years old or older.
  • Veterans, spouses and children of martyrs and veterans.
  • Handicapped citizens of Turkish Republic with one attendant.
  • Soldiers and non-commissioned officers.
  • Owers of UNESCO cards.
  • Owners of Press Card.
  • Guests and delegations hosted by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism General Directorate of Promotion, and their attendants and foreign tour operators
  • Personnel and pensioners of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and their accompanied spouses and children.
  • Foreign official guests invited by state institutions and their attendants.
  • Professional tourist guides carrying a cockade provided by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
  • Owners or managing directors of travel agencies and foreign tour operators and foreign information groups declared to the ministry via the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB).
  • Foreign children between 0 and 12 years old.

Floor Plan:


How to get there

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School / Group Tours

For information on school tours, please call our Museum Management

Audio Guide / Sesli Rehber

Ayasofya'yı 11 dilde anlatan sesli rehber sistemine müze girişinden ulaşabilirsiniz.

Museum Pass

Please click here for more information about the Museum Pass.

Online Ticket

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