Cappadocia Mevlana Whirling tour

Departure from: Cappadocia Airport or Cappadocia hotel

Cappadocia Mevlana Whirling tour
Key Information:
Tour Duration: approx. 3,5 - 4 hours
Days of Operation: Every day
Season: All Year
Places to visit:You can watch real Mevlana Dervish performance in Cappadocia also. There are two place which show Dervish performance, one is Caravanserai 'Sarihan', the other is Cave theatre 'Dervish House'.
Guide: English speaking guide (tours in other languages are availbale)
Departure from: Cappadocia Airport or Cappadocia hotel.


Cappadocia Mevlana Whirling tour program

You can watch real Mevlana Dervish performance in Cappadocia also. There are two place which show Dervish performance,one is Caravanserai 'Sarihan', the other is Cave theatre 'Dervish House'.

The original whirling dervish, the Turkish Muslim Sufi Mevlana Calaleddin Rumi from Horason in today's Ozbekistan, was brought to Konya along with all the other leading philosophers of the time at the behest of the most famous Selcuk emperor Alaeddin Keykubad. Mevlana's spectacular whirling sema (dance), which stunned and amazed spectators, was designed to facilitate a deep, almost trance-like meditation of the love of Allah (God).

The 'show' is given by members of the Mevlevi (Alevi) order, who follow Mevlana's mystical teachings. The dance is a symbolic, ritualized routine that incorporates whirling. The performers wear the traditional costume with the hat symbolizing the gravestone, the white dress the soul, the black coat the grave, and the whirling the turning of all things (the stars, the earth, the baby in the womb, and even atomic particles. Live musicians play and sing philosophical music on traditional instruments inter-dispersed with readings of sections from the Koran.

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Take with you

  • Camera.
  • Hat.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Water.

Included in price
Professional English speaking guide (tour in other language is available).
Air conditioned vehicle with the driver
All entrance fees stated in the program.
All local taxes.
Lunch
No extra or hidden costs!.

 

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