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near Santa Cruz Basilica | K.B. Jacob Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
+91 98955 34939
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent a hour watching a man put his makeup on. The 1 1/2 hours of boring dancing with regular power cuts. The only redeeming feature was a short marital arts show at the end

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

only one word to say _ outstanding .there are two shows 5 to 6 Kathakali and 6 to 7 kalariyapattu. both are good but if shortage of time then go for kalariyapattu. it is like must see show, very energic and enjoyable.

Thank Nitin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The make-up and costumes are spectacular and the dancing, though relatively static, is interesting but limited by ones ability to remember all the inferences in the expressions and movements.

Thank trevor494
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this. Very unique. Not seen anything like this. The actual performance is an hour but you can go an hour before to see them putting on the make-up. Would highly recommend for culture. It's all about the eyes :-)

Thank 43tasneema
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s very good experience.mesmerized after visiting recommended all to visit.kerala is beautiful place to visit

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This activity wasn’t on our itinerary but we were encouraged by our driver to go and for an hour’s entertainment before dinner it was very funny. The dancers are very skilled and entertainment really is the name of the game. The first half is a...More

Thank EmB1000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of us went to a performance, but wasn't at this centre. Cost was Rs 350. It was fascinating to watch make-up being applied and have explaination of movements and expressions. All artists were very skilled and performance was informative on culture as well...More

Thank kims54321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on our first night in Kerala. If you go early you can watch the actors apply their make up, which sounds dull but was fascinating. There was then a 30 minute introduction to the eye movements, actions and drum rhythms which conveyed various...More

Thank Spinkbottle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place to watch and enjoy kathakali art form.They demonstrates the make up methods.mudras,dressing style etc

Thank sunseb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kerala Kathakali centre is a wonderful place to experience Kathakali and Kalaripattu. It has an auditorium with about 75 person capacity and are entry tickets are priced about 200 rupees. Get the front seats for the best experience.. so reach there ahead of time. so...More

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20 May 2018|
Response from sujheesh |
Hello sir Namaste There are no restrictions for taking photos.. You can click.pictures or make video during the makeup and dance session .. also you can have a snap of urself with the artists after the performance at the... More
20 May 2018|
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Response from JanC377 | Reviewed this property |
I’m so sorry as just picked this up and it’s probably too late but yes you can photograph but no flash during performance
24 March 2018|
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Response from Snipsy47 | Reviewed this property |
It takes place every day!