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Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:38

Istanbul Butterfly Farm Tour

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Istanbul Butterfly Farm Tour

 
Butterfly Farm is on the Asian side of Istanbul. 
Our tour starts to picking you up from your address (hotels, ports, apartments). We drive to Asian side from the second bridge of Istanbul called Fatih sultan Mehmet. You will have a chance to see Bosphorus from the bridge. On the way to the farm our guide will inform you about the sights as well.

Turkey's first tropical butterfly paradise.

The Butterfly Farm located in a very beautiful garden. You and your family able to have a chanse spending time outside at the garden after visiting the farm.
Up on arrival in the farm you will watch the 'Story of Butterfly' is told on 20 minutes cinevision program.
This short film gives information about biological structure, camouflage and interesting reproduction form 'metamorphosis', lifecycle, of butterflies.
After having sufficient information about butterflies, the trip starts in the air-conditioned butterfly greenhouse attended by a guide. All butterflies have "complete metamorphosis." To grow into an adult they go through 4 stages: egg, larva, pupa and adult. Each stage has a different goal - for instance, caterpillars need to eat a lot, and adults need to reproduce. Depending on the type of butterfly, the life cycle of a butterfly may take anywhere from one month to a whole year. You can take any photos while walking among the colorful butterflies, tropical plants and flowers.

You can let the butterflies perch on you.
After the tour we will have time at the garden of the farm. Glutton Caterpillar Cafe is good to have hot and cold drinks or some snacks.
After you have enough time, you will be drive back to city center.

Saturday, 02 December 2017 17:38

Whirling Dervishes Show

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Whirling Dervishes Show

January 2015 - February 2015 : Every tuesday , thursday and saturday at 19:00
March 2015 -December 2015 : Everyday at 19:00 exept monday and friday
According to demand extra days can be added . Please ask us program calendar .
The Mevlevi Sema Ceremony is known worldwide for its whirling dances and dervishes , featuring a complex musical repertoire called " ayin " . The ceremony represents the mystical journey of man's spritual ascent through mind and love to perfection. It is one of the most important richness and heritage of Turkish Culture as a tradition of 800 years old. This unique traditional ritual is proclaimed as Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO in 2005.Program starts with the classical turkish music concert performed by a traditional orchestra for 15 minutes. Then after The ceremony starts and lasts about 45 minutes under the amazing lighting and mystic atmosphere of Hodjapasha. 
Duration : 1 hour in one part
Free multilanguage explanation booklet 
Free Refreshment including tea , Turkish Cofee , water and juice 
Free DVD for every online purchase of two tickets.