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Cochin Cultural Centre

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Sangamam | Manikath Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682016, India
+91 484 235 6366
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Kochi Evening Excursion: Kathakali Dance Show including Dinner and Hotel...
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This is one of the pioneer centre for ethnic culture and traditions.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Sangamam | Manikath Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682016, India
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"kathakali dance"
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"traditional dance"
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"unique experience"
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"two hours"
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"eye movements"
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"gestures"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First part is more informativ about the artstic gener. A bit long but needed. Secound part is very entertaining. Also good for families with kids.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had attended the show the night before which was a unique experience for £3.50! We wanted to support the centre so chose to do a Hatha yoga class at sunrise- the next morning. Keen I know- but didn't want to be a fraud and...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

I experienced this strange 'show' as part of a group booking. Some members of our group were somewhat enthrolled but it is just NOT to MY taste. I was bored stiff.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is an excellent show for tourists to get some idea of the 300 year old classical dance form of Kathakali. It starts with the 2 male dancers sitting on the stage and going through a very intricate application of heavy makeup. This takes a...More

Thank bella c
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The 10 hour long Kathakali dance is squashed into a 30 minute snippet. To make it more interesting the first 30 mins is watching the application of make up by the Two male dancers. We were given a sheet explaining the plot, which was bizarre...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We were a part of a small group and we thoroughly enjoyed all of the show, including the preparation. Some others were dozing at the beginning but were quickly awoken when the music and dancing started! The story was well told by the two dancers...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I am leaving myself open to being accused of being a philistine but this was watching paint dry – literarily! We arrived and sat for over thirty minutes or so watching two people put their make up on for the Kathakali show. They had started...More

Thank TJA950
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The best part of the makeup was watching the Japanese tourists. One lady wanted her face painted and it happened. The others watched it fell asleep. The first part was about facial expressions as you can only wonder at the range possible. The second half...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

It took almost two hours for the entire show with the "Make Up" part of the Kathakali dancers alone taking almost 45 min. The make up part took too long and it soon became a bit boring as the performers were putting on their make...More

2  Thank MAHENDRANATHAN
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I wanted to go to this since I started landing my trip. It was definitely a unique experience. Well worth the money (cheap like $7) We got there early. Nice to relax in the ac and watch the makeup process. Definitely something unique to see....More

Thank Mary Z
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