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Les Arts Turcs Tours

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Make time to take in Les A rts Turcs cultural activities

My first contact with Les Arts Turcs was in 2010, when Alp helped me plan a 9 day package in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Frantic_12
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Port Lincoln, Australia
Wonderful morning plate painting!

I visited with my mother and sister in September. We have been to Istanbul many times so I was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. No:19 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My first contact with Les Arts Turcs was in 2010, when Alp helped me plan a 9 day package in Istanbul. Unfortunately that trip had to be cancelled at the last moment. Not a problem, and a year later my friend and I once again...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Baysa, General Manager at Les Arts Turcs Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your kind review Fran. :) See you soon again :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited with my mother and sister in September. We have been to Istanbul many times so I was looking for a different activity for us to do. It was so nice to spend the morning with the team, who were very warm and talented,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Baysa, Owner at Les Arts Turcs Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you soo much :) Pls come again :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did a Ebru Marbling lesson which was truly amazing. I have no interest in art but this looked fun and interesting and it most definitely was. The teacher was very professional, patient and helpful. The lesson was completely hands on and spaced out in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The ney lessons I took at Les Arts Turcs were the best experience I had in Istanbul. The team is very welcoming and friendly and the teacher is great and inspiring. If you're interested in turkish arts, you should definitely visit them ! An hour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

This is my 2nd time to use Les Arts Turcs Tours. THEY are simply the best. Generous with their time, knowledgeable, personable, thorough and professional. We did the Whirling Dervish event (SO spiritual - not a "touristy" thing). Then we had them arrange our tour...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

One of the best memories I have of Istanbul is attending the Whirling Dervishes ceremony through this company. We booked it through their website directly and on the Thursday (26 April) we reached their office by 6 pm. While we waited for the other guests...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I was lucky to find this wonderful company in Istanbul. The first time by chance in 2014 as I was strolling in Sultanahmet area. This is when I first attended the 'real' whirling dervishes event at a local community centre of gathering. A place of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful company. I was lucky enough to go on the Dervish Whirling event which was amazing and such a one of a kind experience. I also went back the next day to get henna done, I brought in pictures of what I wanted...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Ms Dibel the henna tattoo artist was very talented! Due to my restricted mobility everything was organized perfectly. The artist came to do the henna for me at the hotrl, which was great. The staff at Les Arts Turks are amazing and very hospitable, and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Attended the Whirling Dervishes show. Service was easy and friendly. Transportation to and from monastery was provided and a light snack. This is a full religious event from start to finish including speech and chanting -- you observe from the side. Fascinating insight into a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Nina J
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Dear Nina, We have the ceremony every tuesday, thursday and saturday evenings. If you want you can rech us from 00905442201022 for resetvation. All The Best Alp
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