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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Taksim Star Hotel
Taksim Star Hotel
Siraselviler Caddesi No 37/1, Taksim (near Belgium Consulate), Istanbul
from $10
Villa Sphendone Suites
Villa Sphendone Suites
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3.4
Demirci Resit Sokak No: 13 Kucukayasofya, Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $15
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center
Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center
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4.3
Silahsor Cad. No: 42 Bomonti Sisli, Istanbul
from $29
Sumahan on the Water - Special Class
Sumahan on the Water - Special Class
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4.4
Kuleli Caddesi No 43 Çengelköy, Istanbul
from $161
Gezi Hotel Bosphorus - Boutique Class
Gezi Hotel Bosphorus - Boutique Class
Mete Cd 34 Taksim, Istanbul
from $24
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet
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4.7
Tevkifhane Sokak No. 1 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $89
The Haze Karaköy
The Haze Karaköy
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4.1
Necatibey Caddesi No:36-38 Karaköy, Istanbul
from $53
Hotel Uyan - Special Class
Hotel Uyan - Special Class
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4.4
Utangac Sokak No: 25 Sultanahmet, Istanbul
from $11
The Marmara Taksim
The Marmara Taksim
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4.1
Taksim Square, Istanbul
from $126
Divan Istanbul Asia
Divan Istanbul Asia
E5 Karayolu uzeri No:209 Ust Kaynarca Pendik, Istanbul
from $65
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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