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Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center

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3 Mohamed Abdo St, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 102 664 4787
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

This was part of a group tour (10 Australians, 2 Americans, 2 Irish) and so our tickets were purchased by our group leader, no hassles with that. It was mesmerizing to see the Sufi whirling and in this 1,100-year old building, even more amazing! The...More

1  Thank Eileen W
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

To watch Tanoura Dance in Ghouri was something I must do in Cairo. What I didn’t expect was the entrance to Wekelet El Ghouri Art Centre is small, the lane was dark, the path to the gateway was short but long, there wasn’t a queue...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

I went with my husband and my mother on March 10, 2018. We got there at about 6 PM to get the tickets. There was a large number of people outside trying to get inside to get tickets. I wish the process of getting tickets...More

1  Thank JeanMiami
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 7.15 and half of the seats were already taken, the show started around 7.30 and it lasts until 9. The price for non egyptian is now more than the previous reviews. We payed 75LE each. It is a very nice location and...More

2  Thank Alessandra B
Reviewed August 5, 2017

I went to Tanoura shows many times, and It never failed to surprise me!! I always back home happy and enjoy my nights there , the staff of the dancers and musicians are always smiling and doing a really great performance , their clothes are...More

2  Thank Nancy H. E
Reviewed May 21, 2017

The place will give you an overdose of sight of Egypt indeed. The place which was used as a mall with rooms so traders coming from Syria, china etc can stay in. It is turned now to an art center with the Tanura performance. The...More

2  Thank Hadeer G
Reviewed April 25, 2017

We went and watched a tanoura dance show at this centre and it was one of the highlights of our trip to Cairo. The dancers and musicians were colourful and vibrant. It was an amazing insight into culture and art. The building itself is interesting...More

1  Thank Caz C
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Of course, it being Cairo, the event started much later than advertised and tempers among the audience were wearing thin by this point - but it was a good event in a lovely venue (though very cold in February, especially during the over-long wait). A...More

2  Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed April 19, 2017

We have been to this show several times and always bring our guests when they are visiting Cairo. Make sure you check the days and times for the show because they change with the seasons. We have taken our young daughter (3 years old) and...More

1  Thank planestrains1234
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Our tour company made a mistake and we ended up spending an extra day in Egypt - something we didn't mind at all because it allowed us the time to see the Whirling Dervishes at the Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center. This is an amazing,...More

1  Thank SandraLikesToTravel
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Response from Osama H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's still running and I haven't heard any plans of stopping it soon. You can check their FB page for other shows and parties.