We are glad we went. Impressive does not start to describe it.
Even when I grew up as a child, we were told how magnificent the Hagia Sofia was.
It is now strictly a museum, with line-ups for tickets as well as an entrance.
We were on a tour (no need if you stay in the old city) so we did not have to wait for tickets and in the line we were explained interesting fact about the history of this old church.
Oh yes it is worthwhile to see, but I found some old gothic churches in Europe more interesting with their ornamentations, their organs, their stained glass windows etc. etc.
1 Hours is more than enough as the the remains of the Greek Orthodox religion is gone elsewhere.
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