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I was entranced with each and every aspect of this show,to think that this form of expression is still vibrant after all the hundreds of years since its inception was to me the best experience so far in Cairo.
So this is a review of the whirling dervish show. My partner and I attended because we were looking for something off the beaten track that would give us more cultural insight into Egypt.
We originally thought the show might be a bit kitschy or...More
The main dancer in this show was unbelievable. He danced around, whirling on the spot for over 20 minutes! The traditional music accompanying the dancers were professional performers that added another level to the show.It was obvious that some the guests had been to the...More
Absolutely amazing show of Sufi Whirling in a historic building which is around 1,000 years old. The live music and singing were also traditional and of the highest quality. The show is about 2 hours and was part of our group tour so we didn't...More
Dervish dancers - Energetic and fascinating spectacle - well worth seeing. Even if you have seen it before, the routine changes and the performers relish the regular returners amongst the audience. Hugely absorbing performance of a dance that brings the performers closer to their god....More
We have friends living in Cairo, and they took us to see this show. They have been here for 10 years and take all their guests to see this show. They never tire of it. It is truly amazing. Music and dancing an just great...More
Wekalat El Ghory is in the heart of a remarkable touristic place , right next to Al Azhar Mosque. The show included spiritual and folklore music, and tannoora show. U can get ur tickets an hour before the show not earlier, u can stay inside...More
Me and my friend went there as a suggestion from our hostel and it became one of the top things we made in El Cairo. We had to go in advance, because it gets crowded and we didn't want to miss it, and it was...More
I visited the performance Sept 23 2017 and enjoyed it very much.
We arrived at about 6.45 or 6.50 PM with our Egyptian guide, there was no queue. There is one price for foreigners, one price for Egyptians, no discount for students. The front lines...More