Istanbul Night Tour - Turkish Music and Whirling Dervish Show

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If you’ve ever wanted to witness the Whirling Dervishes, this is your opportunity. The Sema ceremony of the Whirling Dervishes is an 800 year tradition in Turkey, and consequently, an important part of Turkey’s cultural heritage. In fact, UNESCO proclaimed this unique ritual an Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2005.  Prior to the dervish dance is some tradtional turkish music.

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You will need to make your own way to the venue

Hodjapasha :  Address:  Ankara Caddesi Hocapaşa Hamamı Sok No: 3.B
Sirkeci/İstanbul TURKEY

.The program starts at 7pm on a Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with a concert of classical Turkish music performed by a traditional orchestra (15 minutes).

The Whirling Ceremony, or Sema (which is a spiritual journey of devishes whirling for divine love) lasts about 45 minutes, with special lighting contributing to the mystical atmosphere of the evening.

You will make your own way back to your hotel and the end of the performance.



  • This is a Small Group Tour for one hour every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights


  • Entrance Fee
  • Free refreshments which includes tea, water and juice.


  • Any meals, costs or services not included in "price includes"


  1. Istanbul