Where can I watch whirling dervishes in Istanbul?
Where to Best Catch a Whirling Dervishes Performance? The Galata Mevlevi Museum, or tekke, is undoubtedly the most famous Mevlevi Whirling Dervish hall. It is located on Galipdede Caddesi, not far from Tünel at the end of Istiklal Caddesi. The ceremony takes place every Sunday at 17:00.
Where can you see whirling dervishes?
Located in Sirkeci, close to the Sirkeci train station and set in a restored 550-year-old Ottoman Turkish bath, this is the most tourist taking venue for Whirling Dervishes Performance in Istanbul. The performances take place every day at 19:00 (Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday in winter).
Where can I see whirling dervishes in Konya?
You can’t miss the Whirling Dervishes if you find yourself in Konya. Entry is free and takes place in a building that looks like a big lit-up cone – it’s easy to spot and not far from the Mevlana Museum. (They’re explained in Turkish and Arabic at the beginning but nothing is said in English).
Is whirling dervish worth it?
Seeing whirling dervishes is an unforgettable experience. It is a must-do when visiting Istanbul. The performance will leave a forever mark in any viewer’s soul. This experience is worth so much more than the price of the ticket.
How far is Konya from Istanbul by train?
Istanbul to Konya by train
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What religion are whirling dervishes?
Sufism, the mystical branch of Islam, emphasizes universal love, peace, acceptance of various spiritual paths and a mystical union with the divine. It is associated with the dancing of whirling dervishes, who originated in the 13th century as followers of the poet and Muslim mystic, Rumi.