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Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe

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Address: Wikala Al-Ghouri | Giza, Cairo 12151, Egypt
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Worked as tour guide and egyptologist since 1996 carry diploma in...

Worked as tour guide and egyptologist since 1996 carry diploma in egyptologist and licence from the ministry of toursim .able to give any tour guidance for all of egypt north or south of egypt

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Private Islamic Cairo and Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet el Ghouri
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Sensational show - not to be missed!

This performance was so mesmerizing that we went to see it twice: once at the beginning of our 2 1/2 weeks in Egypt and once at the end. It is that good. To grab the best seats... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This performance was so mesmerizing that we went to see it twice: once at the beginning of our 2 1/2 weeks in Egypt and once at the end. It is that good. To grab the best seats, go an hour early.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Seems no tourists know about this traditional show in Cairo we were the only foreigners there. This dervish show is very professional, both musicians, singer and dancers are at the top. Twice a week, no reservation, go one hour before they start to get the best seat.

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Located just across the road from the Khan Al-Khalili and having shows 3 times a week, the Al-Tannoura Classical Sufi Dance performance is a classical theatre and performance which every visitor to Cairo should watch. From the venue, which is a medieval Egyptian / Islamic building to the sheer dedication of the performers, this 90 minute show is only available... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a must-see if you want to experience a unique (and disappearing?) part of Islamic culture. This is not only about the dancing (whirling dervishes) but also about the drumming, music and singing that induces the trance-like state of the performers. The whole event has a positive and authentic vibe - not concocted solely for tourists, as was evident... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I watched Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe in my first day in Cairo. It was a good opportunity to be in touch with a folclorical Egyptian dance. The show was different of everything I've ever seen, especially because there were only men dancing. They seem to really have fun during the whole show. I recommend this attraction for people who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

A must see if you're in Cairo. No wonder it's very popular, the performers are very talented. We enjoyed the shows and performance. The show starts at 7:30 PM, and if you want to find a good seat, it's better to reach there earlier. The tickets are inexpensive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

You may not go only once, but twice and thrice.Colorful, amazing music, nice place that takes you into the very depths of history. After you visit the famous market of Khan El Khalili, you just cross the street into Wekalat Al Ghoury to watch this unforgettable show

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Eltanoura show at Wekalet elghoury definitely worths going; every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday evening (i went in Ramadan when it starts at 9:30 but i think it starts earlier in ordinary days) Tickets r 5 EGP for Egyptians and 30 EGP for non- egyptians so it's cheaper than any other concert

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

The Tannoura is a beautiful, meditative dance form that is both inspiring and entertaining. These dancers will leave you enthralled with their hypnotic twirling and utter surrender.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed going to the theatre and watching this traditional Egyptian dancing. The place in also nice. However, small and there was no enough chairs. You have to go early and stand in line to find a seat. It was for one and half hour, which was a little bit long. Still I would recommend going to see this excellent... More 

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