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Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center

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3 Mohamed Abdo St, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 102 664 4787
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exceptional,Energetic and interesting. One suggestion:Please provide the details of the dance theme. Otherwise we dont"t understand the contents.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Dilip111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolute must see. When we visited (Feb 2019), tickets were 75EGP each. The show lasts for a little more than 90min. Get there early because seats fill up fast. The show starts at 7:30 on Mon, Wed, and Sat. Officially the tickets go on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alyssamma
Reviewed February 2, 2019

If you are going to Cairo, please go watch El-Tanoura Troupe at Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center!!! I went all over Egypt and I can tell you, this show was as incredible as seeing the pyramids or the temples at Luxor! It's just incredible, I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarianaOrdine
Reviewed December 28, 2018

A unique and ultra-colorful examples of Tanoura dervish whirling -- an incredible combination of talent, demonstration of training, faith, and devotion, set to local liturgical music and chanting -- highly recommended for the culturally curious tourist. It is important (and hopefully useful) to consider a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Ezra_travels
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Just cross the road from the Bazar Khan al Kalili, taking the underground passage. We went there alone, reading reviews and tips on Tripadvisor and guidebooks. Despite reading the show was free, aparently they started charging, like 75 egp. They only accept cash in egp....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mariliafredini
Reviewed December 11, 2018

One of the most gorgeous dance shows I've ever seen and I've been to lots. After nearly getting crushed by the crowd trying to stampede the door to get good seats, we sat down and were mesmerized for the better part of two hours. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Viagiattrice27
Reviewed May 25, 2018

This was part of a group tour (10 Australians, 2 Americans, 2 Irish) and so our tickets were purchased by our group leader, no hassles with that. It was mesmerizing to see the Sufi whirling and in this 1,100-year old building, even more amazing! The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank EileenMtShasta
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

To watch Tanoura Dance in Ghouri was something I must do in Cairo. What I didn’t expect was the entrance to Wekelet El Ghouri Art Centre is small, the lane was dark, the path to the gateway was short but long, there wasn’t a queue...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank pxl2009
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I went with my husband and my mother on March 10, 2018. We got there at about 6 PM to get the tickets. There was a large number of people outside trying to get inside to get tickets. I wish the process of getting tickets...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank JeanMiami
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 7.15 and half of the seats were already taken, the show started around 7.30 and it lasts until 9. The price for non egyptian is now more than the previous reviews. We payed 75LE each. It is a very nice location and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank alessandrabZ6821TG
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Response from ninjaxiii | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's still running and I haven't heard any plans of stopping it soon. You can check their FB page for other shows and parties.