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Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe

Wikala Al-Ghouri | Giza, Cairo 12151, Egypt
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Private Islamic Cairo and Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet el Ghouri
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Worked as tour guide and egyptologist since 1996 carry diploma in egyptologist and licence from the ministry of toursim .able to give any tour guidance for all of egypt north or south of egypt
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Wikala Al-Ghouri | Giza, Cairo 12151, Egypt
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

The Tannoura performance is incredible. We attended with 15 study abroad College students, and we all absolutely love every minute of it, from the traditional instruments (featuring amazing solos) to the "whirling dervish" style dance, it was all impressive. And at 30 Egyptian pounds (less...More

3  Thank Doug M
Reviewed 6 March 2017

one of the must to do or see in cairo. sadly it takes place only thrice a week. starts from 730 pm and u got to be there by 630 pm to get a ticket and place for sitting otherwise by 7 pm the sits...More

Thank Jalal I
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It had its moments but they were few and far between, each of the acts was stretched too long making them boring although all of them ended on high note. Normally they give about 20 minutes for each act to play out with the last...More

1  Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This performance was so mesmerizing that we went to see it twice: once at the beginning of our 2 1/2 weeks in Egypt and once at the end. It is that good. To grab the best seats, go an hour early.

1  Thank dk424
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Seems no tourists know about this traditional show in Cairo we were the only foreigners there. This dervish show is very professional, both musicians, singer and dancers are at the top. Twice a week, no reservation, go one hour before they start to get the...More

3  Thank Minoutaiwan
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Located just across the road from the Khan Al-Khalili and having shows 3 times a week, the Al-Tannoura Classical Sufi Dance performance is a classical theatre and performance which every visitor to Cairo should watch. From the venue, which is a medieval Egyptian / Islamic...More

3  Thank Gopi2225
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is a must-see if you want to experience a unique (and disappearing?) part of Islamic culture. This is not only about the dancing (whirling dervishes) but also about the drumming, music and singing that induces the trance-like state of the performers. The whole event...More

1  Thank Toaster803
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I watched Al-Tannoura Egyptian Heritage Dance Troupe in my first day in Cairo. It was a good opportunity to be in touch with a folclorical Egyptian dance. The show was different of everything I've ever seen, especially because there were only men dancing. They seem...More

Thank Danielle K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A must see if you're in Cairo. No wonder it's very popular, the performers are very talented. We enjoyed the shows and performance. The show starts at 7:30 PM, and if you want to find a good seat, it's better to reach there earlier. The...More

1  Thank Hadwa
Reviewed 9 September 2016

You may not go only once, but twice and thrice.Colorful, amazing music, nice place that takes you into the very depths of history. After you visit the famous market of Khan El Khalili, you just cross the street into Wekalat Al Ghoury to watch this...More

1  Thank Magdah A
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Валерия К
17 June 2017|
Response from Jalal I | Reviewed this property |
its near the Islamic Cairo. near Al Azhar. you can ask anyone there and say where does the sufi dance take place it is just 5 mins walking distance from khan khalili market. it used tot ake place 2ice a week and u need to go... More
28 January 2017|
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Response from dk424 | Reviewed this property |
Each Saturday, Monday and Wednesday.
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Response from Hadwa | Reviewed this property |
8 PM better be there earlier to get a seat. 7:30 PM is good. That was in September.