Whirling Dervish Show Istanbul

Departure : Everyday 19:30
Tour Type: Regular
(Takes about 1 hour 15 min.)
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Price : 60 Turkish Lira - Child (3-7 yrs) and Student 50 Turkish Lira
What You Can Expect

Hodja Pasha was a teacher and later vizier to Fatih Sultan Mehmet during the 15th century. This building used to serve as a Turkish Bath ‘’hamam’’ untill 1988. Later it’s converted into a theater which is called now  Hodja Pasha Dance Theater.


-The Sema Ceremony: Whirling dances and dervishes, featuring a complex musical repertoire called ayin. It’s a tradition of 800 years and represents the spiritual journey through the love of perfection.

This tradition is proclaimed as Intangible Heritage of Humanity by Unesco in 2005.

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