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Les Arts Turcs Tours

Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. No:19 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 544 220 10 22
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Whirling Dervish show

Attended the Whirling Dervishes show. Service was easy and friendly. Transportation to and from... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Jessica L
The real thing

On my list of my bucket list trip to Istanbul, was to see whirling dervishes. So I booked eagerly... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Brooklyn, New York
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. No:19 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
+90 544 220 10 22
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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

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

On my list of my bucket list trip to Istanbul, was to see whirling dervishes. So I booked eagerly with the company my hotel recommended. And I went, and I was sad because it was a theater production akin to medieval times dinners in the...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Since a child I have been fascinated by this exotic and mysterious thing! Last night, I was one of a few people to sit in awe of this spiritual and moving ritual. Thanks to Les Arts for organizing this intimate tour, focusing n the culture...More

Thank Spencer W
Baysa, Owner at Les Arts Turcs Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks a lot :) Hope to see you again in istanbul

Reviewed 15 May 2017

I did the Turkish tile painting class through this company on May 9, 2017. Sema and Alp were great at providing instruction and demonstration. I selected a traditional Izknik design (they had many to choose from), charcoal smudged the design onto the tile from the...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

I utilized the services of this firm to obtain Ottoman miniatures with a medical/physician theme. They followed through efficiently and with great attention to my request. The entire transaction was conducted by e-mail. I am very impressed by the courtesy and attention to detail that...More

1  Thank John J
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We contacted Bazaar Turkey tours for the Islamic Tour initially however after speaking to one of the organisers, Alp, who was absolutely amazing from start to finish, convinced me to book another service from them, airport transfers, which again was professional and prompt. The whole...More

Thank Jayappreciates
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We wanted to try Ebru Painting and signed up with Alp for a session. Our group consisted of three ladies. We had tons of fun. I had not laughed so hard in a long time. Ebru painting was a different experience for each one of...More

Thank sabinalily
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Absolutely fascinating and moving experience. This is no tourist show but the real thing. The pre-visit explanation of sufism very informative and helpful. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I had a great 5 days in Sultanahmet, largely due to the help and advice I received from Alp. Through him, I arranged a half-day cruise on the Golden Horn, a Whirling Dervish ceremony, and a full day tour of the main sites (with Mustafa,...More

1  Thank TokyoRory
Reviewed 30 November 2015

I searched online about this place and I was walking in SultanAhmet area and asked about it, and I did not get lost because many turkish people know about it. and when I went there I took an Ebru lesson and I enjoyed every minute...More

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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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Nina J
8 April 2017|
Response from Baysa | Property representative |
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