Little Hagia Sophia

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  • Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Mh., 34122 Fatih/Istanbul, Turkey
  • Phone: +90-2122274480
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

Initially established as the Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus in 527 by Emperor Justinian, this site was later co-opted as a mosque to cater to Islamic faith in Istanbul. This structure is one of the earliest experimentation in Byzantine architecture reflected by its huge central dome and an octagonal base. Since this mosque holds a lot of similarities with the Hagia Sophia, it has come to be called as the Little Hagia Sophia. Although relatively little known to the foreigners, this mosque deserves a visit during your trip to Istanbul. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Istanbul itinerary 7 days.

Little Hagia Sophia Travel Tips

  • When you are inside the mosque, remain quiet and don't use flash photography.
  • Entry is free.

Little Hagia Sophia Hours

  • Recommended to be visited between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, except for the prayer timings.

How to Reach Little Hagia Sophia

  • By Train: Kumkapi Railway Station

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  • Little Hagia Sophia Address: Kucuk Ayasofya Mh., 34122 Fatih/Istanbul, Turkey
  • Little Hagia Sophia Contact Number: +90-2122274480
  • Time required to visit Little Hagia Sophia: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 5.5% of people who visit Istanbul include Little Hagia Sophia in their plan

  • 38.98% of people start their Little Hagia Sophia visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Little Hagia Sophia

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

50.88% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Little Hagia Sophia

People normally club together Turkish And Islamic Arts Museum and New Mosque while planning their visit to Little Hagia Sophia.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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