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Al Tanoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe in Cairo

Visit a very special place in the heart of Islamic Cairo, Wekalet El Ghuri, where you can discover more about the Islamic culture and attend spectacular Sufi Dance Show. Sufi whirling (or Sufi spinning), is a form of physical meditation that was originated among Sufis and is still practiced by the Sufi Dervishes. Sufi whirling is a customary dance performed within the worship ceremony, through which dervishes aim to reach the source of all perfection.
By listening to the music, focusing on God, and spinning in repetitive circles, which has been seen as a symbolic imitation of planets in the Solar System orbiting the sun.

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3 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private air-conditioned coach
    • Entry/Admission - Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center
    • Entry/Admission - Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • Visit: Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe, Wikala Al-Ghouri Giza, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Enjoy an amazing night at Al Tanoura Egyptian Dance Troupe at Cairo which considered the most amazing Egyptian traditional musical nights, Wekalet El Ghoury, is an architecturally Arts Center. During the Mamluk era, Wekalet El Ghouri was a trading center and a residence for the merchants and their families. the Tanoura show which takes place at Wekalet El Ghoury built-in 1504 A.D during the reign of Mamelukes. Tannoura show is the most amazing Egyptian Folk musical night, it’s performed by ‘El Tanoura Troupe for the Cultural Heritage’; which has given varied performances in over 30 countries. In the beginning, Selections of Folkloric music will be played by local Egyptian musicians, previewing Egypt’s musical heritage. Then comes The Tanoura Dance show and lastly they end it with a very special spiritual Whirling Dervish (Darwish) performing. After the show ends, you will be transferred to your hotel.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel Pickup and Drop-off
    Departure Time :
    6:15 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Trip to Pharaoh

Activity ID: V-268707P5

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