If you are interested in a mystic performance, Sufi Dance gives you an idea about dervishes. Hodjapash Cultural Center is the best place where you can watch dervish dance. This performance is also known, Sema Show. While you are in Istanbul and just make yourself one hour free for an amazing show. We are glad to arrange your Sema ticket and you can book it online.
Dervish Dance starts at 19:00 in Hodjapasha Cultural Center where is located in the old city. Make your own way to the here and be ready at 18:30. The place was a 15th century Turkish Bath and converted into Cultural Center. Upon arrival there you will be welcomed under the huge dome and traditional drinks will be served then Sema Show starts. This show is very unique ritual and it has 800 years of history. Founder of Sufism idea is Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi who was looking for the spiritual ascent to “perfection” through mind and love. It is a really unmissable experience of music and moves. It is in The UNESCO’s Intangible WORLD HERITAGE LIST since 2005.
Complimentary traditional drinks are served before the Show.
Ask for your Free Multi-Language Booklet.
Under 7 years old children are not allowed.
Take photo or video is not allowed.
Please be ready at the show saloon 30 minutes before the show start time.
If you accept the tour that you would like to join and ready to book you can use our online booking form on the mentioned page. You can click on (Book Now Pay Online) You can pay either deposit or full amount with your Visa or Master Card.
Generally, we charge a minimum %30 deposit or some small amount according to tour content. The deposit may change according to the tour package you that you chose and it is shown on the website how much deposit we charge. If you pay only deposit the rest has to paid in CASH once.
Of course, we have a discount for children. You will see the discounts for children when you start the booking online.
Our tours depart every day (unless otherwise stated)! You need to pick your date from the booking form and complete it then we will arrange your tour according to the chosen starting date.
We use fully air-conditioned non-smoking new-model touristic vehicles for our tours, like Mercedes, Wolksvagen, Isuzu, Otokar) – so that you can enjoying touring in comfort. Some of our tour Packages include local buses for conneting from one city to others. We use a good bus companies for your locla bus travel from one city to others.
Our regular group tours stopping in some shopping places. But there is no obligation to buy. Mostly we stop unique goods shops belong to Turkey such as carpet store, leather store or jewelry stores. Once we stop here also you will get a lecture about the goods. Our private tours do not stop any shops unless you required.
If you booked your own hotel and start the one of our tour from your hotel, one of our staff/driver will come to your hotel at given time that will be written on your confirmation voucher and take you the meeting point to meet with other tour participants and tour guide.
While you are on a city tour, you do not need to carry but just in case, once you arrive in your hotel, take the copy of your passport and carry passport's copy with you. If you travel from one city to other city and if you are going to use the flight or bus connection between cities, you have to take your passport with you.
Group size changes day by day. We are not able to give you an exact number of the group but generally, group size is between 8 and 25 people.
All of our tour guides are licensed by the Turkish Tourism & Cultural Ministry and all are educated and well experienced.
Yes, It is very easy to find vegetarian food in Turkey. But please let us know your food preference at the time of booking.
We are not responsable for any forgeten valuables/staff on our tour. But if you let us know immediately we will try to do our best to find it and deliver it to you according to the possibility.
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Yes, we do pick up and drop off from Central Hotels like Sultanahmet, Laleli, Aksaray, Taksim, Fındıkzade, Karakoy, Beyoglu, Sirkeci. If the hotel that you booked is out of these areas, where you need to come by yourself to our meeting point or there will be an additional cost for pick up and drop off according to the possibility.
Yes, we are able to transfer you the airport at the end of the tour with an additional cost. The price change according to the airport. Please let us know which airport at the time of booking.
According to your flight arrival and departure time, you are able to join. But there will be an additional cost for pick up and drop off the airport.
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