Wekalet El Ghoury, Cairo

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Address: 3 ش محمد عبده، الازهر، الدرب الأحمر، محافظة القاهرة‬، Egypt, Cairo

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Wekalet El Ghoury, Cairo Reviews

  • The show is very good and the music is fantastic. There are no settings. The earlier you come the better. Don't be shocked if some workers asked you to change your place to seat their friends. Just don't listen to them. Before the start of the show you will see people go to the front and sit on the floor.

  • Nice tannoura show. Folkloric dancing and using ancient drums and rababa musical instruments used since 1000 years. Must watch

  • The place is famous for Tannoura dance. This traditional Sufi dance is worth watching. It is a weekly event, conducted every Wednesday and Saturday and costs 40egp. The show is about an hour and half and is extremely entertaining. It starts at 7 and is advisable to reach atleast 30mins early to catch good seats. The entire show is very well presented and absolutely impressive.

  • Known for the whirling darvishes show. As known as Tannoura

  • The most famous Tanora Show at Wekalet El Ghouri is a must do when you visit Cairo-Egypt. the show is 1:30 hour, tickets for Egyptian is 5LE and 30LE (3$) for foreigners. The place is in midtown Cairo next to Azhar and Hussin Mosques, Khan Khalily the famous souvenirs market and El Moez st. the oldest street in cairo with building built from 1000 years ago. The wekalet is built in the year 1505 A.D and turned to a theater to present Egyptian folklore arts, the Tanora show is played 3 days a week, Sat., Mon. and wednesday from 7.30pm, 1st to come 1st to set, they sell 200 tickets only so better to go early to get ticket and get front sest. You will love the show.

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