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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Crowne Plaza Istanbul - Harbiye
Crowne Plaza Istanbul - Harbiye
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6.9
Good
Dolapdere Caddesi No.161 Sisli, Istanbul
from $20
Dara Hotel Istanbul
Dara Hotel Istanbul
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8.1
Excellent
Kucuk Ayasofya Mahallesi Su Terazisi Sokak #25 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $51
Doubletree By Hilton Istanbul Old Town
Doubletree By Hilton Istanbul Old Town
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8.3
Excellent
Ordu Cad No:31, Beyazit, Istanbul
from $68
Taksim Star Hotel
Taksim Star Hotel
Siraselviler Caddesi No 37/1, Taksim (near Belgium Consulate), Istanbul
from $14
Erguvan Hotel - Special Class
Erguvan Hotel - Special Class
Aksakal cad. 3, Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $65
Wyndham Istanbul Old City
Wyndham Istanbul Old City
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8.1
Excellent
Balabanaga Mahallesi, Fethibe Laleli-Fatih, Istanbul
from $75
Best Western Plus The President Hotel
Best Western Plus The President Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
Tiyatro Caddesi, No. 25 Beyazit, Istanbul
from $67
GLK PREMIER Acropol Suites & Spa
GLK PREMIER Acropol Suites & Spa
Akbiyik cad. No:21 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $53
Point Hotel Barbaros
Point Hotel Barbaros
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8.1
Excellent
Yildiz Posta Cad. No. 29, Istanbul
from $81
Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah - Special Class
Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah - Special Class
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9.2
Excellent
Mesrutiyet Cad. No. 52 Tepebasi Beyoglu, Istanbul
from $37
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.

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