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Undoubtably the Most Authentic Sufi & Whirling Dervish Experience in Istanbul

If you think that experiencing the Dervishes is about watching people mysteriously and beautifully... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2014
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29 May 2014
“Undoubtably the Most Authentic Sufi & Whirling Dervish Experience in Istanbul”
Sufism Lectures by Les Arts Turcs - Every Thursday 18:00 Known to the west as Whirling Dervishes, the Mevlevi Order was founded by Mevlana Rumi in the 13th century. The Order wrote of tolerance, forgiveness, and enlightenment. They survive today as...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Incili Cavus Sok.No:19/3 Alemdar Mah., Istanbul 34122, Turkey
+90 533 738 58 62
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

If you think that experiencing the Dervishes is about watching people mysteriously and beautifully whirl you're partly correct. But Les Arts Turcs will show you what stands at the heart of it. A brief lecture on the philosophy and history of the Sufi's by one...More

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank Gottakeepgoin
With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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