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Whirling Dervish Performance Nicosia

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I mean for the people moaning .. you try doing what they do for more than 20 mins !!! I felt... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Muss see

Is a 30 minutes show! The best one is at 8pm, when 5 dancers perform! At noon, only one does it... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
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Selimiye Square,, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I mean for the people moaning .. you try doing what they do for more than 20 mins !!! I felt dizzy just watching !!! Very interesting learning why they do this and what it means , and interesting to watch them all have different...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

It was worth crossing over to the Turkish side of Nicosia if only to see this. We have seen dervishes on the tv but seeing it live is a whole different experience. At our performance there were two practitioners. An explanation was given before the...More

Thank suerod
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Went there today only one performer. Less than twenty five mins performance. Having seen whirling dervishes in Egypt this was rubbish and a con I would not recommend anyone to go. The single performer was also selling the tickets! Terrible and a rip off. Regrettably...More

1  Thank t0wnsendge0ff
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Is a 30 minutes show! The best one is at 8pm, when 5 dancers perform! At noon, only one does it, but it still remains interesting!! It is good to ser once!!

1  Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

If you take time to cross the border into the occupied Turkish side of Nicosia , you must go to the Whirling Dervish performance. This is located in a disused old church located next to the Byzantine church now a mosque . The performance begins...More

Thank steve m
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We had eagerly sought out and waited for this performance. Whirling Dervish - the term itself is magical. I had often used the term in conversation and I was just so overjoyed to actually witness it in action. The explanation of the activity and the...More

1  Thank Bernie D
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This is the second time i attended a performance of the Whirling Dervish in this location. I liked the introduction that was given as well as the brochure explaining the performance. This time there were 3 gentlemen performing and it was beautiful. The beautiful setting...More

1  Thank Boetie1
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Interesting half hour item for those who've not experienced it before. I have seen better group items in previous.

1  Thank Aroon236
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Fascinating show with good explanations of the beliefs involved. The performers were obviously dedicated and sincere.

Thank Joyce N
Reviewed 5 May 2017

There are few opportunities to experience this ancient ritual. Lasting just over 30 minutes it is absolutely hypnotic to watch and be astounded by the young men who go into the trance. There is good supporting literature distributed explaining the origin and meaning of the...More

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21 May 2016|
Response from Fizzyanna | Reviewed this property |
The WHIRLING DERVISHES at BEDESTAN, Nicosia......Nicosia is also known as Lekosia. The tickets are bought at the door and were not expensive, although I cannot recall exact lira. It is best to get in position 10 to 15 mins... More