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Ticket to Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha in Istanbul provided by Hodjapasha Cultural Center

Ticket to Rhythm of the Dance Show at Hodjapasha in Istanbul

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For an entertainment-filled evening in Turkey, prebook your admission ticket for the Rhythm of the Dance show at the Hodjapasha Cultural Center in Istanbul. Watch a lively performance with shimmying belly dancers and traditional dances from the Anatolian, Balkan, and Caucasian regions, accompanied by music. Colorful costumes and video projections enhance the show, which takes place in a former hammam built in the 15th century.
  • Watch a show of traditional dance in Istanbul
  • Includes admission ticket to the dance performance
  • Theater created inside a 15th-century hammam
  • Suitable for older kids and adults of all ages
Important Information
1h 5m
  • Light refreshments
  • Live entertainment
  • Entry/Admission - Hodjapasha Cultural Center
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Seats are numbered on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jessica wrote a review Apr 2020
San Francisco, California1 contribution
I attended this show with work colleagues for a fun evening of song and dance. I know very little about Turkish culture, but it seemed like the performance is probably best described as modern. A large portion of the audience were tourists. From what I could tell, the performers
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Date of experience: December 2019
Cristina wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Very nice show! Excellent dancers. Don't miss it. Rich colours, dynamic dances and lots of smiles 🙂 Professionalism and team spirit. Enjoy!
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Date of experience: February 2020
Anil276 wrote a review Feb 2020
Perth, Australia366 contributions19 helpful votes
Completely mesmerised with he experience. The solo performances were to kill for. Amazing, amazing, amazing. You have to see and experience this dance troupe. Highly recommended. The videos can be seen on my FB page
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Date of experience: January 2020
Robin T wrote a review Feb 2020
Twickenham, United Kingdom1 contribution
Rhythm of the dance was a beautiful way to see some of the culture of Istanbul brought to life. The dances were vibrant and the dancers talented. After a long day visiting interesting but static historic sites, this was a joy of movement and music. Also, nicely balanced male and
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Date of experience: February 2020
Burkaboo wrote a review Jan 2020
Rockingham, Australia124 contributions74 helpful votes
Show was well done, the round room was fantastic the lights, music, dancers were incredible, my favourites where the whirling man, the glittering belly dancer and the drummer man excellent. Including the audience was a right touch too. Only took a star off cos if you’re short
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Date of experience: January 2020
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By: Hodjapasha Cultural Center
Worthwhile Experience
Descriptions of clothing, sufis and ceremony were on display before the actual ceremony. During the ceremonyy there
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Definitely worth a visit
Saw the Whirling Dervish's here. was really interesting and mesmerising. Allocated seating and spaced out, wearin
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Worthwhile experience!
We did enjoy the show, not sure how "authentic" the experience was but the atmosphere slightly touristy. Neverthele
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Worth going. Educational.
I agree with the previous reviewer. Yes, it is for the tourists but more educational than others I have seen. It
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Kyle F
Touristy. but Well-Done
Being in Istanbul, this was very touristy. However, they provide commentary and explanation that allowed us to lear
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Alex J
Worth seeing once, to tick it off your bucket list.
Maybe I am being a bit unfair. This is more a religious ceremony, I feel a little guilty giving it an "average".
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Not for everyone
We booked in advance online. It's quite a strange one to review. No photos or are allowed and you are asked to rema
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Hodja Pasha, Istanbul
A must visit to explore the traditional dance form. Ensure to book your tickets well beforehand to ensure your seat
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PESSIMO SERVIZIO - worst service ever
We have bought the tickets online, and fully lost the money because they haven't replied to our email or even sent
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No pictures allowed
I think is an interesting experience to do, is incredible how they can turn without to follow down, is definitely a
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Not to be missed
I had done some research about the Sufi practice and I was blessed to witness this prayer form. The fact that this
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Ali A
We went there very excited but turned to be the boring show ever It will make you sleep and most people did actual
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An amazing cultural experience. Must do.
This was one of the highlights of our trip. You do not even have to be into arts to appreciate it. I do not see why
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Nov 28 Visit
A solemn and mesmerizing experience. Prior to the show, you can learn about the beginnings through the museum at th
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Iskandar S
Unique experience with explanation
I have heard many friends recommend me to watch the Sufi's Whirling Dervishes because this ritual is only available
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Key Details
  • Hodjapasha Cultural Center
  • Duration: 1h 5m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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