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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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AMAZING time in Istanbul and environs

This is my 2nd time to use Les Arts Turcs Tours. THEY are simply the best. Generous with their... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rhonda8807
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Bellingham, Washington
Whirling Dervishes Ceremony - A spiritual experience

One of the best memories I have of Istanbul is attending the Whirling Dervishes ceremony through... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bumblebee0108
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Alemdar Mh. Incili Cavus Sk. No:19 | Sultanahmet, Istanbul 34400, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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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

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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

Thank Lisa T
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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

Thank Bemy B
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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

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

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

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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

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Nina J
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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
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