Whirling Dervish Ceremony

Istanbul Whirling Dervish Ceremony is available in Istanbul and it is one of the most important religious touristic atcitivy of Istanbul Daily Tours. Whirling dervish is a way of praying and while pray to open hands up and down, says that taking from God and give to people that is why hand are open up and down. It is the way of Mevlana who pray like dervish first time and other dervishes are following him since 800 years. Whirling Dervish Ceremony in Istanbul, is about one hour.

0 Review | 0.0/5

5 star
0 Review
4 star
0 Review
3 star
0 Review
2 star
0 Review
1 star
0 Review

794 people looked this tour

“Istanbul Whirling Dervish Ceremony”

Istanbul Whirling Dervish Ceremony, We have joined last tuesday, it was excellent, i was wondering about how they turning and seen it. It is interesting thing to do, i tried it but not possible i think. It was nice experience thanks.

Ivona Dubiniewicz - 5.0/5 - 07 December 2017

Whirling Dervish Ceremony (Istanbul Daily Tours)

Tour Type.: Whirling Dervish Ceremony Show is one of 1 Hour Regular Group Istanbul Daily Tours
Tour Meeting Point.: Hodja Pasha Cultural Centre.
Tour Pick Up Time At.: 19:00 (approx.)
Tour Finishes at.: 20:00 (approx.)
Tour Duration.: 1 hrs.
Tour Available.: 365 days all year round.

19:00 AM Whirling Dervish Ceremony will be started.

(Istanbul is a huge city and there is no pick up service for this activity, please be ready at the 18:30 PM).

Whirling Dervish Ceremony starts with the classical turkish music concert performed by a traditional orchestra for 15 minutes. After the classic turkish music concert, the amazing show will be started about 45 minutes under the amazing lighting and mystic atmosphere of Cultural Center, whirling dervishes will show the performance. 20:30 the ceremony will be ended.

Sema (Whirling Dervishes Performing) will be started at 19:00

The Whirling dervishes ceremony is the inspiration of Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi (1207 - 1273) as well as part of the Turkish culture, belief and history in Konya. It symbolizes the different meanings of a mystic cycle to perfection. The ceremony represents all a mystical journey of man's spiritual ascent through love, finding the truth and arriving to the "Perfect". Then he returns from this spiritual journeys as a man who reached maturity and a greater perfection, so as to love and to be of service to the whole creation, to all creatures without discriminating in regard to belief, class, or race.

20:00 PM At the end of the tour, return to hotel. Arrival will be the end of the tour.

(Istanbul is a huge city and there is no drop off service for this activity).

1 Hour Sema Show.
1 Traditional sweep drink.
15 Minutes exhibition of introduction in cultural centre for Dervish and Mevlana.
Front seats for Early bookings.
- Local Taxes.
- Service Charge.

Whirling Dervish Sema Ceremony in Istanbul needed to be ready 30 minutes before because there will be seminar lecture.
There is hotel pick up and drop off.

“Istanbul Whirling Dervish Ceremony”


Whirling Dervish is mystic, i liked it.

Olivia Mcgarvey

06 June 2017

“Whirling Dervish Ceremony”


It was a good taste for us to see the whirming desvish in Istanbul, it is a different atmosphere, everyone should see and listen its instrument.

Milan Zedek

17 October 2016

“Whirling Dervish Ceremony”


Whirling Dervish Ceremony is a great activity in Istanbul. It is not taking your day, it is about 1 hour, I went to whirling dervish after my day tour in Istanbul.

Christina Zvereva

16 August 2016

“Whirling Dervish Ceremony”


It was nice to see the dervish ceremony in Istanbul.

Barbara Mercik

11 August 2016