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
Tour Start Time: 19:30hrs
Duration: 1 Hour
What You Get
- Entry to Whirling Dervish Show
- 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
- 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
- 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.