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Kerala Kathakali Centre

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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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Kochi Evening Excursion: Kathakali Dance Show including Dinner and Hotel...
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near Santa Cruz Basilica | K.B. Jacob Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
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+91 98955 34939
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"facial expressions"
in 97 reviews
"kathakali performance"
in 86 reviews
"martial arts"
in 92 reviews
"eye movements"
in 51 reviews
"art form"
in 59 reviews
"hand gestures"
in 32 reviews
"classical music"
in 28 reviews
"actual performance"
in 27 reviews
"morning meditation"
in 16 reviews
"makeup application"
in 16 reviews
"front row"
in 14 reviews
"dance form"
in 37 reviews
"cultural experience"
in 39 reviews
"show starts"
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"indian dance"
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"traditional art"
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"local culture"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Never ever having seen a Kathakalli performance before, I didn't really know what to expect, but found the 60 minutes a fascinating experience. Hard to believe sometimes that it is a man performing and not a woman! It helps to book early and get a...More

Thank Brock53
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second visit and to be honest I only returned as my daughter wanted to experience this as it was the same story being performed..I am pretty sure the theatre has been improved and we had front row seats which was amazing. Having...More

Thank JanC377
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Katakali is not something that can be understood at a glance, nevertheless this modest and honest performance, accompanied by explanation in English, manages to provide an interesting overview, and at the same time it gives a bit of the sacred atmosphere of a full katakali...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an excellent demonstation of the art of Kathakalli and other forms of classical dance. All the artistes were well trained and excelled at the art. Demonstration of the Martial Art of Kerala and the light/puppet show also was a traditional art which was...More

Thank Radur1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although our group had purchased tickets and been assigned seats, when we got there, people were in our seats and wouldn't move. Nor was there any enforcement. However we found it very interesting to see the actors applying the complex makeup before the show and...More

Thank harry w
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the 6pm show which included a demonstration of how the performers’ make up is applied followed by an introduction to the tradition of Kathakali and a short performance. Very interesting to be told about such a different storytelling tradition performed with gusto...More

Thank delaruj
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a good experience to see our culture and the dance form. Tickets are available at reasonable rates.

Thank Sunny M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well this was different.This was the Kathakali dance show. Now if you get there when they tell you to, you will spend the first hour watching them put makeup on. The dance is loud and colourful. After the make up come expressions of love, hate,...More

Thank omega132857
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested in local folklor, than you must visit this place, otherwise it is just a boring show..it starts by the players putting the make up for an hour in front of the audience, that a one+ houre of a show. A pantmimic...More

Thank Ehud T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last night and really enjoyed the show. It is a must to attend the make up and explanation otherwise the show does not make much sense. It is also quite interesting to see the transform and to learn all about the movements

Thank JulieConway831
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Subhamaj
24 March 2018|
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Response from Snipsy47 | Reviewed this property |
It takes place every day!
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MUKHARITRA
9 March 2018|
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Response from Johnadh | Reviewed this property |
Dance ticket is 350 IR per person. Duration is two hours approx. Ticket price for martial art is 300 IR per person. Duration is one hour approx.
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Mark P
2 December 2017|
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Response from Arup1981 | Reviewed this property |
There are no dress codes for the audience
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