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Hodjapasha Cultural Center

Hoca Pasa Mh. Hocapasa Hamami Sokak No: 3/B | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
+90 212 511 46 26
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1. Dervish Experience : Live Show & Exhibition : Everyday Tuesday , Thursday , Saturday and Sunday at 19:00 Price: 70 TL / Free hot and cold beverages. 2. Rhythm of the Dance :Featuring variety of charming folkloric dances of Anatolia combined with exotic Oriental dances and Ottoman Palace dances. Every Tuesday & Saturday at 21:00 Price : 110 TL / Free hot and cold beverages.
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“front row seats” (25 reviews)
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Hoca Pasa Mh. Hocapasa Hamami Sokak No: 3/B | Sirkeci, Istanbul 34410, Turkey
Sultanahmet
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Reviewed 15 April 2012

We have been there for the Turkish dance show. Show was nice but the place is amazing. We have learned that it was a Turkish Bath before. They are also performing there Whirling Dervish Show but we could not see as we didnot have time.

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Reviewed 10 April 2012

We have seen the best, unforgettable dance program to date, professional dancers, we enjoyed 2 hours that have passed so quickly!!!! During the break we were served with coffee, juice, tea, really nice!! Very good ambience!! It was 5 minit walking fro our Hotel Best...More

1  Thank natasa a
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Reviewed 9 April 2012

Such rythm and energy combined with beauty is something to behold!! The site is great and the excecution of the different dances were the best we have seen for a long time. A cert.

1  Thank KlasieRiyadh
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Reviewed 8 April 2012

I had waited for years to see Whirling Dervish. This was obviously chorographed and fake. Very expensive for a very poor performance: the musicians watching their watches, yawning etc. Not worth it.More

1  Thank quijano
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hodjapasha, Owner at Hodjapasha Cultural Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2012

Dear Review Owner , Are you sure that you have seen dervishes at HodjaPasha Culture Center ? Because what we do is not fake. This is a real mevlevi dervish group recognized by International Mevlana Foundation and Turkish Minister of Culture. And it is a...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2012

For the same price, I've seen dance shows that included dinner and were more fun. That being said, the dancers were very good, although the show wasn't that exciting. Maybe I'm jaded, but I expect a little more showy-ness from professional dancers. it just wasn't...More

1  Thank JB283
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Reviewed 7 April 2012

We chose the Hodjapasha dance instead of the local restaurant. The dance was performance included an entire ceremony with live music. The music could be a bit louder. I recommend this dance only if you are truly interested in understanding the sufi dervish Sema ceremony....More

Thank arndtheworld
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Reviewed 5 April 2012

This was a highlight of out trip to Istanbul. The fast pace of the dancing is very captivating. The Hodjapasha even gave us free drinks and Turkish delight at intermission and we kind enough to let the guests know not to catch a taxi in...More

Thank Oliver G
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Reviewed 1 April 2012

I attended this beautiful show this summer with my daughters, the ambiance of the place adds to the folkloric show. It has a bit of everything, I loved the seating arrangement also.

Thank KuwaitRanda
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Reviewed 31 March 2012

This was a brilliant experience. The live band was world-class and provided excellent music for the dancing performance. Compared to the Sultana's Dinner and 1001 Nights show (www.sultanas-nights.com), the Hodjapasha's show provided a wider range of folk dancing, a larger dance troupe and a tighter...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2012

Impressing and beautiful. Finding the place may be a bit tricky, be sure to ask in advance how to get there.

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sat1974
30 April 2018|
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Response from Mazaaaj | Reviewed this property |
Yup there is a space for wheelchair.
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Dina N
17 September 2017|
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Response from moviegeekjn | Reviewed this property |
No photos are allowed during the performance. However, a number of people disobey this rule and do so anyway. I don't recommend doing this; this demonstrates disrespect for the ceremony and irritates audience members as... More
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Aleena-Ray33
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Response from Poitier P | Reviewed this property |
yes, but during peak season you'll be put on the waiting list, hence insecure
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