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Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center

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3 Mohamed Abdo St, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A unique and ultra-colorful examples of Tanoura dervish whirling -- an incredible combination of talent, demonstration of training, faith, and devotion, set to local liturgical music and chanting -- highly recommended for the culturally curious tourist. It is important (and hopefully useful) to consider a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Ezra_travels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just cross the road from the Bazar Khan al Kalili, taking the underground passage. We went there alone, reading reviews and tips on Tripadvisor and guidebooks. Despite reading the show was free, aparently they started charging, like 75 egp. They only accept cash in egp....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mariliafredini
Reviewed 11 December 2018

One of the most gorgeous dance shows I've ever seen and I've been to lots. After nearly getting crushed by the crowd trying to stampede the door to get good seats, we sat down and were mesmerized for the better part of two hours. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Viagiattrice27
Reviewed 25 May 2018

This was part of a group tour (10 Australians, 2 Americans, 2 Irish) and so our tickets were purchased by our group leader, no hassles with that. It was mesmerizing to see the Sufi whirling and in this 1,100-year old building, even more amazing! The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank EileenMtShasta
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

To watch Tanoura Dance in Ghouri was something I must do in Cairo. What I didn’t expect was the entrance to Wekelet El Ghouri Art Centre is small, the lane was dark, the path to the gateway was short but long, there wasn’t a queue...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank pxl2009
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I went with my husband and my mother on March 10, 2018. We got there at about 6 PM to get the tickets. There was a large number of people outside trying to get inside to get tickets. I wish the process of getting tickets...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank JeanMiami
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 7.15 and half of the seats were already taken, the show started around 7.30 and it lasts until 9. The price for non egyptian is now more than the previous reviews. We payed 75LE each. It is a very nice location and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank alessandrabZ6821TG
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I went to Tanoura shows many times, and It never failed to surprise me!! I always back home happy and enjoy my nights there , the staff of the dancers and musicians are always smiling and doing a really great performance , their clothes are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Nancy H. E
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The place will give you an overdose of sight of Egypt indeed. The place which was used as a mall with rooms so traders coming from Syria, china etc can stay in. It is turned now to an art center with the Tanura performance. The...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank hadeerg
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We went and watched a tanoura dance show at this centre and it was one of the highlights of our trip to Cairo. The dancers and musicians were colourful and vibrant. It was an amazing insight into culture and art. The building itself is interesting...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Response from ninjaxiii | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's still running and I haven't heard any plans of stopping it soon. You can check their FB page for other shows and parties.
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