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Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe

Wikala Al-Ghouri | Giza, Cairo 12151, Egypt
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Private Islamic Cairo and Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet el Ghouri
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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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Wikala Al-Ghouri | Giza, Cairo 12151, Egypt
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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...More

2  Thank Nermeen_Bedair
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.

1  Thank mentalexotica
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,...More

1  Thank Ashraf H
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I had seen videos of such shows online but nothing compares to the beautiful, soulful singing and dancing of this Dance Troupe. My husband surprised me by booking this show as I love dancing. With the backdrop of the Khan el-Khalili market you are taken...More

3  Thank Nihara V
Reviewed 13 November 2015

I've seen this show a couple of times and found it a wonderful experience. The whirlers and musicians are very talented (they aren't dancers, this is a spiritual meditation not a dance) and if you let it, the experience is like a led moving meditation....More

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Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Though there is very little information online and was challenging to confirm its still running, i made it. I went on a monday and there was no que. Arriving half an hour before start time (7:30, not 8!) will suffice to secure reasonably positioned seats....More

2  Thank eilonmorav
Reviewed 24 September 2015

it is highly recommended to watch this show, at least once in your life. But, as a foreigner paying EGP 70 to attend, you really need to arrive one hour before the show in order to be able to get into the first five seats.......More

1  Thank 1963consultant
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

My mom and I were told about this show by a local man while we were exploring the market. We really had no idea what to expect. I was so surprised and impressed! The musicians were excellent and the dervishes' movement was incredible. They were...More

1  Thank CER987
Reviewed 4 July 2015

One night while in Cairo, we went to see the Sufi Dancers, better known as the Whirling Dervishes. It was probably the most amazing performance I have ever seen. The Sufi, a sect of Islam, believe that they are closest to Allah (God) when they...More

3  Thank Liz B
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

It's a great show that you can enjoy in Cairo close to khan khalili it's this tannoura show and it's for free! Arrive early to take your seats!

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Валерия К
17 June 2017|
Response from Jalal I | Reviewed this property |
its near the Islamic Cairo. near Al Azhar. you can ask anyone there and say where does the sufi dance take place it is just 5 mins walking distance from khan khalili market. it used tot ake place 2ice a week and u need to go... More
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Response from dk424 | Reviewed this property |
Each Saturday, Monday and Wednesday.
4 January 2017|
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Response from Hadwa | Reviewed this property |
8 PM better be there earlier to get a seat. 7:30 PM is good. That was in September.