Istanbul Whirling Dervish Show

Whirling Dervish Istanbul Show is one of the most popular events in the city.


Whirling Dervish Istanbul Show: Go on the spiritual journey and watch the mystical ritual of the Mevlevi Order, whose whirling dance has been declared a UNESCO Heritage of Humanity. The Sema ceremony is a journey through man's spiritual ascent to perfection through mind and love do not miss this experience of music and moves.

What is a Dervish?: A Dervish is a Sufi, member of the Mevlevi Order.

What is a Sufi?: Sufi is a mystic that seeks to find divine truth and love directly with God. Sufism is the centuries-old stream in Islam for the followers of 13th-century poet Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi from Konya, Turkey. He is mostly known for the themes of acceptance and tolerance in his teachings and poetry. The community of Sufism developed religious practices focusing on self-control that enable both mental and mystical insights as well as a loss of self, with the ultimate goal of mystical union with God.


  •  Experience a spiritual journey
  •  Explore the most popular event in the city
  •  Enjoy 800-year-old mystical dance show
  •  See the Mevlevi Semah ceremony performed inside Orient Express Station


48 Hours
1 Hour
Voucher Type
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Operating Hours

Tour Start Time: 19:30hrs

Duration: 1 Hour

What You Get


  • Entry to Whirling Dervish Show

Additional Information

  • What to bring: The voucher and valid photo ID.
  • What to wear: T-shirt, shorts and flip flops.
  • Infants 1-2 years carried free of charge.
  • Meeting Point: Inside Sirkeci Train Station

How To Use 

  • Present either a printed or mobile voucher for this activity
  • This voucher is only valid on the date and time specified

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tours/Experiences subject to cancellation without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:
    • No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 6 days or less prior the departure date
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Amendment Policy:

  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • Additional charges may apply for amendments

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

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