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Al Hazar | Muhammad 'Abduh Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Absolutely amazing show of Sufi Whirling in a historic building which is around 1,000 years old. The live music and singing were also traditional and of the highest quality. The show is about 2 hours and was part of our group tour so we didn't...More

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Dervish dancers - Energetic and fascinating spectacle - well worth seeing. Even if you have seen it before, the routine changes and the performers relish the regular returners amongst the audience. Hugely absorbing performance of a dance that brings the performers closer to their god....More

Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We have friends living in Cairo, and they took us to see this show. They have been here for 10 years and take all their guests to see this show. They never tire of it. It is truly amazing. Music and dancing an just great...More

Thank Art H
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Wekalat El Ghory is in the heart of a remarkable touristic place , right next to Al Azhar Mosque. The show included spiritual and folklore music, and tannoora show. U can get ur tickets an hour before the show not earlier, u can stay inside...More

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Me and my friend went there as a suggestion from our hostel and it became one of the top things we made in El Cairo. We had to go in advance, because it gets crowded and we didn't want to miss it, and it was...More

Thank paskiala
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I visited the performance Sept 23 2017 and enjoyed it very much. We arrived at about 6.45 or 6.50 PM with our Egyptian guide, there was no queue. There is one price for foreigners, one price for Egyptians, no discount for students. The front lines...More

Thank nikica
Reviewed 19 July 2017

it,s really nice place with all kinds of art , you can find all in one place songs or dances or painting or printing

Thank Hossamtanahi
Reviewed 22 June 2017

For an hour and falf you really will enjoy this show the music the songs the dancer the colourful cloths in very old place more than wonderful

Thank Emanafia
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Wekalet El Ghouri is an architecturally stunning arts center in El Azhar area in Central Cairo, operating under the Ministry of Culture and the Cultural Development Fund (CDF). Since finalizing restorations to the Wekalet in October 2005, it has become a hot-spot for organizing cultural...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Can't say enough good things about this show it exceeded my already high expectations! We were at the door at 6:15 pm and the doors open at 6:30 while show starts at 7:30 but we had to be early to have front seats and oh...More

Thank Malak K
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RiaD10
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yes, once you across the entrance gate you'll find an office for the ticket then enter the check gate to inside the theater to have a chair to sit. the ticket costs 30 EP per-person.
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