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Trabzon Hagia Sophia Museum: Tours & Tickets

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All reviews bell tower beautiful church old church greek orthodox church early christian church small place prayer session main church walls and ceiling historical place entrance fee nice place to relax ottoman empire sea view hill overlooking black sea coast nice garden
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Reviewed 17 August 2019 via mobile

The mosque is under construction and closed. You can walk around the exterior but that’s about all there is to see. I would skip it unless you are really into ancient architecture as the front of the mosque has some interesting designs. We were not...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ChristineY1
Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

I went to Hagia Sophia in Trabzon, was not impressed at all, most of the painting on the wall has disappeared, very badly keept, it has detonated alot.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tahirazahir111
Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

Small place but speaks volumes of history about the region and the powers that dominated it over the millennia...

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank nusairmd
Reviewed 25 June 2019

The cultural, historical, and religious value of Aya Sofia is undeniable. I have been there three times since 2013. This time I felt it was losing its attraction. The garden around the church-mosque was still pretty much the same as in the past. At the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Departure811861
Reviewed 3 June 2019 via mobile

An old and beautiful church that is worth seeing. It takes about half an hour to an hour. Unfortunately, the main hall of the church seemed to be closed and could not be visited.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Farshid A
Reviewed 26 May 2019

Easily accessible. On the top of a hill overlooking the Black Sea. By the time we visited it, the church was closed but we were able to see the frescoes in the entrance. The surrounding is a beautiful garden with good sea view.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NIKOLAOS T
Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

Aya Sofia is currently closed for renovation, as are most sights in Trabzon, such as the museum and Sumela monastery. However it is still worth a visit because you can walk around the outside and take in this amazing sight. The cafe is also a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank emilyroseUK
Reviewed 14 April 2019

While the main church of Trabzon used to be the Fatih Mosque, not much, apart from the walls, remain from its former glory. The case is different with this moque, much closer to the sea. While some of the walls inside are barren, there are,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MathiasS75
Reviewed 11 April 2019

Was closed when we came for restoration, unfortunately. Must see in Trabzon very good location. Easily found

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

It is positioned on a hill viewing the sea.There is a church with great old paintings which are damaged with time.The view of the church building with the sea behind it is great for photography. You can find a local, open market down the same...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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mrt1369
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Response from Reza N | Reviewed this property |
A part which was an old church was free to enter. But the museum part had ticket, I did not visit.
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Response from Stampr1 | Reviewed this property |
Hagia Sophia is open 9am to 7 pm. Imwould try either very early to beat the cruise crowd or late afternoon. Worth the visit at anytime.
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