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Sufi Music Concert & Whirling Dervishes Ceremony

Dede Efendi House, Cankurtaran, Ahirkapi Sk. No:17 Sultanahmet / Istanbul | Cankurtaran, Ahirkapi Sk. No:17 Sultanahmet / Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 554 797 2646
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Whirling Dervish Show in Istanbul
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
21 Nov 2016
“Takes ya there ”
18 Sep 2016
“Don't miss”
Dede Efendi House, Cankurtaran, Ahirkapi Sk. No:17 Sultanahmet / Istanbul | Cankurtaran, Ahirkapi Sk. No:17 Sultanahmet / Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 554 797 2646
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Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This is more of a spiritual visit rather than cultural one! I had tears in my eyes at the end , not that everyone is expected to. :) They are performing these ritual movements and are totally disconnected from well , everything else. You need...More

2  Thank Amera A
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This is a one hour performance of mystical music and whirling dance. The show begins with 30 minutes of music followed by an exhibition of whirling dancers. They spin for most of 30 minutes without losing balance or missing a step. It is mesmerising. This...More

3  Thank Jummers
Reviewed 2 July 2015

it was inspiring...just loved the dervishes dance, spinning around so long...kept me stare at how they cold whirl that long...for a unique experience, this is a must see.

5  Thank Fatih K
Reviewed 12 June 2015

I wasn't as bowled over as I wanted to be by this, but I'm glad I went. It was beautiful and enchanting and a good insight in Sufism. It is authentic and sincere - no photos, please! - and the music was beautiful. I'm glad...More

3  Thank R M
Reviewed 26 January 2015 via mobile

I knew Sufi music and enjoyed its hypnotism so I really wanted to see dervish dancers whirling at the sound of this music once in my life. I've been amazed by the ceremony! I asked to be sitting in the first row when I booked...More

9  Thank nasslondon
Reviewed 4 January 2015

this isn't a tourist show or a performance, so be prepared: it's a genuinely authentic, deeply felt Sufi ceremony where the musicians and dervishes are graciously allowing you to be in the room with them while they explore one of the core elements of Sufi...More

6  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 27 November 2014

I din not really know what to except from this event but I was ver surprised to see such a unique local performance that belongs to tradatinal Turkey culture. I recommend every one seeking for a unique performance.

3  Thank Şenol E
Reviewed 25 October 2014

Hard to express some feelings but I like to point out that the experience I had about this event was highlight of my Turkey trip. This is not a touristic event but an original ritual that represents it in a qunie way. Strongly suggested.

3  Thank Cdogan
Reviewed 25 October 2014

thru this beautiful dance of five dancers. this is not for everyone. if you want a clear explanation of what is happening, you will not get it. this is a dance of evolution. it is a mystical journey. it is beautiful. be patient and watch...More

3  Thank seetheworld010
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I can't really call this a show because its not. If you're hoping for a show, you'll be disappointed as its not meant to be entertainment. But if you're looking at something spiritual and go with an open mind, you'll be transported to a beautiful...More

2  Thank Zahabia
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stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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me gustaria saber como llegan al lugar los turistas y como regresan a sus hoteles. No leo en ningun lado la recogida y el regreso por parte del operador como en otras excursiones. Aun tomando un taxi no es recomendable circular por una ciudad que uno no conoce. Ese problema impide que la gente concurra. Ya he leido los comentarios y no son muy favorables
6 August 2016|
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