Hotels near Hagia Sophia
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One of the most recognizable and iconic sights in Istanbul, the Hagia Sophia, is one that visitors simply shouldn’t miss. Just steps from the Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque, the Hagia Sophia is in the center of the city’s top attractions.

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Armagrandi Spina Hotel
Armagrandi Spina Hotel
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8.0
Excellent
Utangac Sokak 19 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $23
Shangri La Istanbul
Shangri La Istanbul
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9.3
Excellent
Sinan Pasa Mah, Istanbul
from $62
Crowne Plaza Istanbul - Harbiye
Crowne Plaza Istanbul - Harbiye
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7.6
Good
Dolapdere Caddesi No.161,Sisli, Istanbul
from $13
Kupeli Palace Hotel
Kupeli Palace Hotel
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7.3
Good
Kucuk Ayasofya, Kadirga Meydani Donus Sk 14, Istanbul
from $12
Gezi Bosphorus Hotel
Gezi Bosphorus Hotel
Mete Cd. No 34 Taksim,, Istanbul
from $112
The Marmara Taksim
The Marmara Taksim
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8.4
Excellent
Taksim Meydani Istanbul 34437 Turkey, Tak-ı Zafer Cd.
from $122
Art City Hotel - NON REFUNDABLE ROOM
Art City Hotel - NON REFUNDABLE ROOM
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6.8
Good
Kucukayasofya Mah. Katip Sinan Camii Sok. No:30, Istanbul
from $21
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah
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9.1
Excellent
Mesrutiyet Caddesi No:52 Tepebasi, Istanbul
from $124
Rast Boutique Hotel
Rast Boutique Hotel
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8.5
Excellent
Klodfarer cad 6, Istanbul
from $56
Park Hyatt Istanbul - Macka Palas
Park Hyatt Istanbul - Macka Palas
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9.0
Excellent
Tesvikiye, Bronz Sokak 4, ISTANBUL
from $38
More About Hotels near Hagia Sophia...

What’s the Hagia Sophia?

Nearly 1,500 years old, the Hagia Sophia dates back to the sixth century, when it was built as a Christian church. It remained the largest cathedral in the world until Ottoman rulers converted it into a mosque and added its signature minarets in the 15th-century. Today the building is a museum with historic and artistic exhibitions, and it also serves as an event space and a place of learning. The Hagia Sophia is one of the most visited museums in Turkey.

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near the Hagia Sophia?

Near the Hagia Sophia, take your pick from numerous boutique and larger chain hotels. Stay just steps from the historic building, and book a night at the affordable Boutique Saint Sophia, which offers great views, concierge services, and free Wi-Fi. Splurge on a stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet, and enjoy some of the most luxurious quarters in the city.

What Are the Benefits or Drawbacks From Staying at a Hotel Near the Hagia Sophia?

If you want to stay in the center of Istanbul’s best historic attractions, you won’t find a better location than Old City Hagia Sophia hotels. Since the Fatih neighborhood draws millions of tourists every year, however, some visitors might consider the area to be too crowded.

What Do I Need to Know About the Hagia Sophia?

If your visit falls during the winter months, keep in mind that the Hagia Sophia closes at 5 p.m. daily. In the spring and summer months, the museum is option until 7 p.m. Save time by purchasing advance tickets on the museum’s website, or skip the line with a museum pass. Kids 12 and under always visit for free.