Embark on a transformative journey with our Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony Tour in Istanbul. Witness the UNESCO-recognized spiritual dance and immerse yourself in the enchanting cultural experience.

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Enchanting Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony

Experience the enchanting Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony in the heart of Istanbul. Witness the mesmerizing dance of spirituality as the dervishes twirl in this captivating and unique cultural tradition.

Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony Programme

Let us take you on a journey of a Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony in Istanbul.

Everyday at 19:00

08.01.2024-29.02.2024 - Tuesday-Thursday-Saturday 19:00

  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
  • Introduction Video : 5 min 
  • Sufi Music Concert : 10 min
  • Whirling Dervishes Ceremony (SEMA): 45 min

Immerse yourself in the sacred dance of the Mevlevi Order, recognized as a UNESCO Heritage of Humanity. The Sema ceremony is a transformative journey, symbolizing spiritual ascent to 'perfection' through mind and love. Don't miss this astonishing blend of music and moves. Our exhibition showcases informative displays on dervishes and their rituals, artifacts like clothing and musical instruments, interactive Rumi poems, sufi music samples, hyperrealist dervish statues, and captivating video shows. Explore the world of dervishes in this unique and enriching experience.


  • Late comers are allowed to enter the sema session first 10 minutes for the sake of peaceful ceremony.
  • Booking of a visitors who come later than 15 minutes is regarded as No-Show and the ticket price will not be refunded.
  • Theater is not suitable for wheelchairs.
  • Please be available at the theater 30 minutes before the show time.
  • Children under 7 years of age are not allowed
  • Photography is not allowed

Includes of Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony

  • Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony

Excludies of Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony

  • Transportation
  • Personal expenses

Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony Highlights

  • Spiritual Elevation: Witness the mystical dance of the Whirling Dervishes, a profound spiritual journey symbolizing man's ascent to perfection through the realms of mind and love.
  • UNESCO Heritage: Immerse yourself in a UNESCO-recognized cultural treasure, the Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony, preserving centuries-old traditions.
  • Music and Movement Fusion: Experience the harmonious blend of music and mesmerizing movements that create an atmosphere of enchantment and spiritual connection.
  • Exhibition Delights: Explore a fascinating exhibition featuring informative displays about dervishes, their rituals, and a diverse array of artifacts, including clothing, musical instruments, books, and personal tools.
  • Interactive Elements: Engage with interactive Rumi poems and sufi music samples, enhancing your understanding and connection to the rich world of dervishes.
  • Hyperrealist Dervish Statues: Marvel at hyperrealist style dervish statues, capturing the essence and grace of this unique dance tradition.
  • Video Shows: Delight in captivating video shows that provide a deeper insight into the history, significance, and beauty of the Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony.

Immerse yourself in the spiritual and cultural richness of the Whirling Dervishes Sema Ceremony, a truly extraordinary experience.

Price From(Per Person)31.50EUR
35.00 EUR Discount %10