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Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center

3 Mohamed Abdo St, Cairo, Egypt
+20 102 664 4787
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Discover Cairo: Cairo By Night Including the Best Sufi Tanoura Show in Egypt
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Private Islamic Cairo and Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet el Ghouri
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3 Mohamed Abdo St, Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

The place will give you an overdose of sight of Egypt indeed. The place which was used as a mall with rooms so traders coming from Syria, china etc can stay in. It is turned now to an art center with the Tanura performance. The...More

Thank Hadeer G
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went and watched a tanoura dance show at this centre and it was one of the highlights of our trip to Cairo. The dancers and musicians were colourful and vibrant. It was an amazing insight into culture and art. The building itself is interesting...More

Thank Caz C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Of course, it being Cairo, the event started much later than advertised and tempers among the audience were wearing thin by this point - but it was a good event in a lovely venue (though very cold in February, especially during the over-long wait). A...More

1  Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We have been to this show several times and always bring our guests when they are visiting Cairo. Make sure you check the days and times for the show because they change with the seasons. We have taken our young daughter (3 years old) and...More

Thank planestrains1234
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Our tour company made a mistake and we ended up spending an extra day in Egypt - something we didn't mind at all because it allowed us the time to see the Whirling Dervishes at the Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center. This is an amazing,...More

Thank SandraLikesToTravel
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The most famous Tanora Show at Wekalet El Ghouri is a must do when you visit Cairo-Egypt. the show is 1 hour, tickets for Egyptian is 5LE and 30LE (3$) for foreigners. The place is in midtown Cairo next to Azhar and Hussin Mosques, Khan...More

3  Thank MagedMoustafa N
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

It's a very amazing place and the tanora show was great. Everyone 'including our 2 years kid' enjoyed the night show and we will go there again for sure if we are to travel to Cairo in the future.

Thank Osama H
Reviewed 21 January 2016

The wekala has a Tanoura show every Saturday, Mondays & Wednesday 7:30 pm (doors open @6:30)... Go early coz seats are limited and tickets sell out quickly. We went during Mawled Elnabawi (a special time for Sufis especially); the show was lovely and the atmosphere...More

Thank Karim M
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

The wekala has a Tanoura show every Saturday, Mondays & Wednesday 7:30 pm (doors open @6:30)... Go early coz seats are limited and tickets sell out quickly. We went during Mawled Elnabawi (a special time for Sufis especially); the show was lovely and the atmosphere...More

Thank Jbeblawi
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

The Wekala is a caravansarai. A place where Mediaeval traders would rest, spend the night and rest their mules and horses. Today it's a picturesque setting for the Tanoura dance. The folkloric twirling dervish dance. An offshoot of the original Sufi dance that originated in...More

1  Thank Sherine K
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Sharrydk
6 December 2016|
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Response from Osama H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's still running and I haven't heard any plans of stopping it soon. You can check their FB page for other shows and parties.
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