We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe

Wikala Al-Ghouri | Giza, Cairo 12151, Egypt
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
$50.00*
and up
small private tour to night-show suffi dance in classical period in Islamic...
More Info
$59.69*
and up
Private Islamic Cairo and Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet el Ghouri
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
Worked as tour guide and egyptologist since 1996 carry diploma in egyptologist and licence from the ministry of toursim .able to give any tour guidance for all of egypt north or south of egypt
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
LOCATION
Wikala Al-Ghouri | Giza, Cairo 12151, Egypt
Write a Review
Reviews (215)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 171 reviews

Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

The Tannoura performance is incredible. We attended with 15 study abroad College students, and we all absolutely love every minute of it, from the traditional instruments (featuring amazing solos) to the "whirling dervish" style dance, it was all impressive. And at 30 Egyptian pounds (less...More

1  Thank Doug M
Reviewed March 6, 2017

one of the must to do or see in cairo. sadly it takes place only thrice a week. starts from 730 pm and u got to be there by 630 pm to get a ticket and place for sitting otherwise by 7 pm the sits...More

Thank Jalal I
Reviewed March 5, 2017

It had its moments but they were few and far between, each of the acts was stretched too long making them boring although all of them ended on high note. Normally they give about 20 minutes for each act to play out with the last...More

1  Thank Mayank A
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

This performance was so mesmerizing that we went to see it twice: once at the beginning of our 2 1/2 weeks in Egypt and once at the end. It is that good. To grab the best seats, go an hour early.

1  Thank dk424
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Seems no tourists know about this traditional show in Cairo we were the only foreigners there. This dervish show is very professional, both musicians, singer and dancers are at the top. Twice a week, no reservation, go one hour before they start to get the...More

2  Thank Minoutaiwan
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Located just across the road from the Khan Al-Khalili and having shows 3 times a week, the Al-Tannoura Classical Sufi Dance performance is a classical theatre and performance which every visitor to Cairo should watch. From the venue, which is a medieval Egyptian / Islamic...More

2  Thank Gopi2225
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is a must-see if you want to experience a unique (and disappearing?) part of Islamic culture. This is not only about the dancing (whirling dervishes) but also about the drumming, music and singing that induces the trance-like state of the performers. The whole event...More

1  Thank Toaster803
Reviewed October 7, 2016

I watched Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe in my first day in Cairo. It was a good opportunity to be in touch with a folclorical Egyptian dance. The show was different of everything I've ever seen, especially because there were only men dancing. They seem...More

Thank Danielle K
Reviewed September 12, 2016

A must see if you're in Cairo. No wonder it's very popular, the performers are very talented. We enjoyed the shows and performance. The show starts at 7:30 PM, and if you want to find a good seat, it's better to reach there earlier. The...More

1  Thank Hadwa
Reviewed September 9, 2016

You may not go only once, but twice and thrice.Colorful, amazing music, nice place that takes you into the very depths of history. After you visit the famous market of Khan El Khalili, you just cross the street into Wekalat Al Ghoury to watch this...More

1  Thank Magdah A
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Khan El Khalili
146 reviews
.16 miles away
Naguib Mahfouz Cafe
246 reviews
.16 miles away
El Fishawi
374 reviews
.16 miles away
Nagib Mafouz
72 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Al-Azhar Park
723 reviews
.42 miles away
Khan Al-Khalili
2,190 reviews
.16 miles away
Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
275 reviews
.97 miles away
Mosque of Al-Azhar
211 reviews
.10 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Валерия К
June 16, 2017|
Answer
Response from Jalal I | Reviewed this property |
its near the Islamic Cairo. near Al Azhar. you can ask anyone there and say where does the sufi dance take place it is just 5 mins walking distance from khan khalili market. it used tot ake place 2ice a week and u need to go... More
0
Votes
Sharrydk
January 27, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from dk424 | Reviewed this property |
Each Saturday, Monday and Wednesday.
0
Votes
sandramiddleton
January 3, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Hadwa | Reviewed this property |
8 PM better be there earlier to get a seat. 7:30 PM is good. That was in September.
0
Votes