The Church of Divine Wisdom or as we know it now-the Hagia Sophia is simply 'The best of its kind!' Hagia Sophia is the greatest surviving example of Byzantine Architecture. The temple itself was so rich and artistically decorated that Justinian proclaimed, 'Solomon I have surpassed you!" Did you know that this is the most sacred temple of the Ortodox world? Your guide is an expert on Byzantine history, art and architecture. The Nika Revolt, Justinian, Empress Theodora, the 6th century Byzantine General Belisarius, the Councils of the Ecumenical Church are among the topics that will make you understand better than before about Byzantium and its heritage. Not only will you see the Hagia Sophia with a great guide but you will also avoid the long queue in the ticket office.