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Whirling Dervishes at Hodjapasha

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    What to Expect
    Immerse in an important part of traditional Turkish culture during this visit to a 1-hour Whirling Dervish museum and ceremony. Sip on a complimentary soft drink in the lobby and wander the exhibitions featuring traditional clothes, instruments and tools from the mystical Sufis.

    Watch a short film about the famous mystic Rumi and enjoy classical Turkish music during a concert performed by a traditional orchestra. Then prepare to be mesmerized as a Whirling Dervish ceremony begins, compete with 360-degree special effects and a beautiful, historic setting.

    This evening of cultural music and dance lasts approximately one hour and seating is first booked, first served. The Whirling Dervish ceremony has been preserved on UNESCO’s list of Intangible Heritage of Humanity and is an approximately 800-year-old Turkish tradition.
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    Important Information
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    Departure Time
    7:00 PM
    • Beverages
    • Multi Language Explanation Booklet
    • Entry/Admission - Whirling Dervishes Istanbul
    • Food
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 12 years
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Definitely worth the time and price. A must do whilst in Istanbul. Commendable effort by all performers.
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    There are many reviewers who didn't like the devrish show much but for watching these kind of shows you need understand as to what are oyu coming for it's origination, history etc. The show was superb for the price charged. But they usually mention to come early and makes you
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    We decided to book the show after checking the must do things in Istanbul. And quite frankly we were disappointed. I personally didn't plan to pay for a show that would make me fall asleep for half of it. I do not question the performer's job who are acting with pride. But the
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    I made a purchase of the show through their web, I bought it in duplicate for some type of error.  When I realized it, I told them personally and they told me that half of the purchase would be canceled.  Despite that, I have been charged the total of it.
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    We were actually a family of 5 ( three daughters all above their 20s) we all very much enjoyed such a spiritual evening . Definitely an a lovely experience of the Turkish Sufism. Complimentary drinks were provided prior to the show (fruit juices/tea). Not ideal if young children
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