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Dervis Evi Whirling Dervishes

Goreme Kavsagi | Ortahisar Kasagasi, Goreme 50650, Turkey
+90 258 271 4050
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The Whirling Dervishes

Excellent excellent excellent thoroughly enjoyed this excursion they were amazing and it was also... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
Morden, United Kingdom
Worth seeing

It was a show for tourists, no doubt, as there were only tourists present, for what was once an... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

Excellent excellent excellent thoroughly enjoyed this excursion they were amazing and it was also very educational

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

It was a show for tourists, no doubt, as there were only tourists present, for what was once an ecstasy-seeking religious ceremony has been reduced to just that. With that in mind, it was however worth seeing the virtuoso performance of these Medlevi Darvishes and...More

Thank 944giorgiog
Reviewed 5 December 2015

The show is actually a prayer. It was recited in a different language and though we were given a pamphlet with a brief description in English, it did not suffice. I felt lost during the actual prayer ceremony. I would not see this again. I...More

Thank Sosale
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This was a new but very interesting and enjoyable experience. Would recommend it highly for tourists to see. Our tour guide briefed us on it before so we knew what to expect and the story behind them. The performance was in a building constructed like...More

Thank Carmen S
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Okay I know that it was a cultural thing and yes that part was interesting but to fill the rest of the show with audience participation to me was cheap, taking the artistic value away from the performance. I gave one vote for the food...More

Thank RobMc54
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

We visited the authentic whirling dervish. A bit overpriced for what we saw. We spent 45 minutes watching men whirling in a trance like state. It became quite repetitive and we became sleepy and a bit bored. Don't expect a show! Rather try and find...More

Thank Faedah
Reviewed 1 November 2015

It has been a long held dream to see the Whirling Dervish. The experience did not let me down. It is a fantastic mystical experience. The rite including the music and the symbolism is one you will always remember

Thank Ken152
Reviewed 28 October 2015

It was good to experience this aspect of turkish culture but it went on and on for far too long with the same thing.

Thank Rosalind S
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Something you should see while in this region. It is amazing to see these people whirling and in a trance. It is somewhat disturbing to see them totally out of their heads. It is very interesting to learn their beliefs and to have this experience....More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 27 October 2015

the 13 c caravansary is a thing of beauty. the dervishes are only actors doing 2 shows per nite and take themselves v seriously. we had a v good guide and knew the symbolism but the show, 45 minutes was 30 min. too long. still...More

Thank kcreek
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Is this show in Goreme or Urgur? At what time does the show start?
10 November 2015|
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Response from Rasa L | Reviewed this property |
I have been there before a year, 2014 November. My hotel driver picked up me from my hotel in Goreme to another town where was a show in the caravansaray. Sorry I do not remember exactly which town Urgup or Uchisar, but very... More