The Rhythm of the Dance Show

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€30 Regular Ticket Value

Experience a one-of-a-kind cultural dance show that features traditional dances, belly dancing, and live music as you dive into the rich Turkish culture through folk music and dance in the Rhythm of the Dance show with an Istanbul travel guide. It is incredibly easy to enjoy a genuinely amazing dance show with an Istanbul Tourist Pass!

When you visit Istanbul, you will notice several tourist attractions where contemporary city life meets the exotic East. The ancient fabric of this one-of-a-kind city is meticulously conserved, and numerous unusual events are staged in the spirit of historical preservation.

About The The Rhythm of the Dance Show

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Duration - 60 Minutes,  The show starts at 20:30 

Instant confirmation - Requires reservation.

 

Highlights 

It is one of the unique Turkish cultural shows that you can’t find anywhere else in the world.

Witness the enchanting setting of the historic Hodjapasha Dance Theater.

 

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Entry to The Rhythm of the Dance Show

 

Covid-19 precautions

Safety - All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

Social - Distancing is maintained in Hodjapasha

Mask - Wearing mask is mandatory during the show

Limited Visitors - To reduce crowds, the number of visitors is limited


Turkey is a melting pot of components from many civilizations, so there are many best places to visit in Istanbul to experience the culture. These are all reflected in the Rhythm of The Dance dance show. Ottoman dances, Zeybek dances, Roman Gypsy dances, Balkan dances, and more are featured in the cultural show.

You will be amazed to see how all of these diverse genres interact on stage in perfect harmony. Despite its diversity, the dance show presents the same tale. Between one cultural show and the next, there is always a link. The audience is always enthralled not just by the costumes and embellishments, but also by the story's narrative. The dancing is enhanced by animations on the walls, which provide context and have sensual aspects. You will never forget the fire dance performance!

This cultural dance show takes place at the Hodjapasha Cultural Complex, a former sixteenth-century steam bath that has been converted into an arts center. The act is entirely real and unlike anything you'd see at a restaurant meal and show.

The dance show brilliantly showcases sensational Ottoman harem dances, attractive traditional dances, and unusual belly dances. Enjoy the rhythm, fire, and magnificent costumes while seeing an extremely intense traditional dance show blend with modern choreography in the historical setting of a 550-year-old renovated Ottoman bath.

While the dancers employ a variety of techniques to keep the audience engaged, you will be shocked to observe how they built up the suspense. Especially when it comes to the belly dance. At first, you get to hear the song first, then the drummer appears next. After then, the dancer takes the stage. The dancer will be completely unnoticed by the crowd and she gets closer and closer as the music becomes faster. Finally, she provides a fantastic dance show, which the crowd thoroughly enjoys.

Also, people who work in the theater are also involved in the creation of music. All of this ensures a great deal of entertainment!

The dancing, the lighting, the music, and the theater's fragrance all come together to create a spectacular dance show. It is difficult to put into words how beautiful the dance is. The inexpressible can only be expressed via dancing. It is necessary to feel its beauty in order to appreciate it!

Hours & Meeting

Show available on: TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS and SATURDAYS at 20:30
 
The show starts at 20:30 but you must arrive by 19:45 otherwise your reservation may be cancelled.
The show takes 1 hours with no breaks. 

How To Get There?

Take the T1 tram line to Sirkeci station. Walk up Ankara Street and take the first street on the left, Hocapaşa Hamamı Sk. The show takes place at the Hodjapasha Dance Theatre.

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Important Information

One-time admission to the Show is included.

You will receive an email confirming your reservation. 

Last-minute reservations are acceptable, subject to availability, but we recommend that you make your reservation the day before you hope to attend to avoid disappointment. 

Pick-up to or drop-off from the hotel is not included.

Since the ceremony requires utmost silence, children under the age of 7 are not allowed in the show by the venue.

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The Rhythm of the Dance Show Frequently Asked Questions

Where Is the Dance Show Displayed?

Hoca Paşa, Hocapaşa Hamamı Sk. 3/B, 34110 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

How To Get There?

Take the T1 tram line to Sirkeci station. Walk up Ankara Street and take the first street on the left, Hocapaşa Hamamı Sk. The show takes place at the Hodjapasha Dance Theatre.

Why Should I Experience the Rhythm of the Dance Show?

The cultural show consists of a dance performance, 360-degree animations surrounding the theater, and physical elements like smoke and wind. The performance is around 70 minutes.

When Can I Make A Reservation to See the Rhythm of the Dance?

You can buy your Istanbul Tourist Pass today and reserve your place to see the Rhythm of the Dance show right away and experience one of the best places to visit through an Istanbul travel guide!

On Which Days Can I Watch the Rhythm of the Dance?

The Rhythm of the Dance Show takes place every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 20:30.

Can I Still Come in If I am Late?

To ensure that the ceremony is not disrupted, latecomers are only allowed to attend the dance show for the first 10 minutes. Guests who arrive more than 15 minutes after the show's start time will not be admitted.

What to Keep in Mind?

It is permissible to photograph without using a flash. Please come 30 minutes before the start of the performance. Wheelchairs are not permitted in the theater.

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