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Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha provided by Hodjapasha Cultural Center

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Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
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  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 23/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 23/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Hodjapasha
    Hoca Paşa Mahallesi Ankara Caddesi, Hoca Paşa, Hocapaşa Hamamı Sk. No:3 D:B, 34110 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Across Sirkeci Tram stop in Ankara Street
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    Hodjapasha Cultural Center
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
    We present a cultural and mystical ceremony
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  • You'll end at
    Hodjapasha
    Hoca Paşa Mahallesi Ankara Caddesi, Hoca Paşa, Hocapaşa Hamamı Sk. No:3 D:B, 34110 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
    Across Sirkeci Tram stop in Ankara Street
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Hodjapasha, Hoca Paşa Mahallesi Ankara Caddesi, Hoca Paşa, Hocapaşa Hamamı Sk. No:3 D:B, 34110 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
Duration
1h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Multi Language Explanation Booklet
Exclusions
  • Food
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Hodjapasha Cultural Center
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 7 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 70 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
107Reviews
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Kiranzabir wrote a review 27 Nov
Aylesbury, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
I booked this program to watch the whirling dervish and they actually booked me in for some random dance show! The tickets did not mention what the show was but when the show started about 20 minutes in there was no sign of the whirling dervish and when I went out to ask when
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Date of experience: September 2020
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A2345FUjohnl wrote a review 6 Nov
Tampa, Florida115 contributions25 helpful votes
Descriptions of clothing, sufis and ceremony were on display before the actual ceremony. During the ceremonyy there was a description of what was happening on an overhead display. This more educational than expected and also still interesting. Do not arrive tired as it lasts
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Nick wrote a review Oct 2020
Nottingham, United Kingdom125 contributions35 helpful votes
Saw the Whirling Dervish's here. was really interesting and mesmerising. Allocated seating and spaced out, wearing of masks enforced for covid19. Excellent experience, really enjoyed and would recommend!
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Rahul R wrote a review Sep 2020
12 contributions3 helpful votes
We did enjoy the show, not sure how "authentic" the experience was but the atmosphere slightly touristy. Nevertheless, the deverishes were mesmerising, twirling around in an infectious trance, and those playing the instruments were excellent as well. I've read that seeking a
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Free Spirit wrote a review Aug 2020
1,613 contribution441 helpful votes
I agree with the previous reviewer. Yes, it is for the tourists but more educational than others I have seen. It is very religious and you can see that the men are in a trance. There is commentary on a screen. The 'spiritual performance' lasts an hour. It starts promptly at
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By: Hodjapasha Cultural Center
572alexandraw
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Well worth it!!
Highly recommend this experience to ANY visitor! It was beautiful to watch the whirling dervishes and both the fema
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wleigh8
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Enjoyable show
I attended this show with work colleagues for a fun evening of song and dance. I know very little about Turkish cul
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ICC-Belgique
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Don't miss it !
Very nice show! Excellent dancers. Don't miss it. Rich colours, dynamic dances and lots of smiles 🙂 Professionalis
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Anil276
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An amazing dance troupe “Rhythm of dance troup” extraordinary👏👏👏
Completely mesmerised with he experience. The solo performances were to kill for. Amazing, amazing, amazing. You ha
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robinmtapp
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A delightful cultural insight
Rhythm of the dance was a beautiful way to see some of the culture of Istanbul brought to life. The dances were vib
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Burkaboo
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Excellent show, worth the dollars
Show was well done, the round room was fantastic the lights, music, dancers were incredible, my favourites where th
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manianp
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Great show
Excellent program. Very talented dancers Multiple short dance sequences. Good music. Small, intimate setting
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AwradFrQ8
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Excellent Show
Very nice show... Friendly stuff ❤️ This is my First Time in Istanbul and my Best experience ever 🌹 Thank you
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me161165
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very bad
amateurish dancing and not coreographia...terrible definetly very massant and all of the people was almost sleeping
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FreakySqueegie
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Unique show worth seeing
This show was great! I live watching dance and music performances of all kinds, and I'm so glad I got to experienc
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Tour592132
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Spend your money elsewhere
If you appreciate the art of dance, this show is not for you. It was amateurish dancing, tacky costumes, and non-t
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swatimalu24
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Waste of time and money
Not so good. Few repeated lines of poetry on the screen. Some people just moving around slowly and doing the same s
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Nashkherany
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DANCE
we went there on nove 28 i expected lots of people but it was small stage arena but we love the show dancers were w
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Shaziajang
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Timely and Mesmerizing Ceremony
This was our second time to see the Whirling dervaish ceremony at the Hodjapasha . We bought our tickets through Ex
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Muhammad Zawawi H
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This completes your visit for an authentic Turkish culture experience
I bet you will not be able to experience this anywhere else in the world like in turkey! If you know Maulana Rumi a
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  • Duration: 1h
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