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“Whirling Dervishes”

Galata Mevlevi Museum
Ranked #94 of 1,051 things to do in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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“Whirling Dervishes”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

The ceremony was too long than I expected but there was a special occaison for that. Normally I remember from previous years that it lasted only 1/2 hours. This time it was more than one hour. Introduction speech was too long and unnecessary. It should have been only 2-3 minutes Turkish and 2-3 minutes English or brochures should have been distributed to the guests in several languages to save time. The location was very cold, but when the ceremony starts, you forget all issues and concentrate on the Whirling Dervishes. The historical building has a wonderful ceiling and also inside of it is so pieceful. The garden is so nice and historical tombs are worth to see.

Visited March 2013
Thank iskandil
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