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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
+91 484 221 5827
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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
+91 484 221 5827
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The stage performers were amazing. The show was split into rwo halfes of 30 minute each. The ancient kerala dance performance was amazing

Thank ayyappanaccet
Reviewed 6 days ago

I enjoyed the performance immensely. There were 2 actors on stage and show was split into 2 x 30 minute halves. I sat transfixed as the 2 male actors applied their make-up. 1 actor explained the 9 actions including love, embrace, fear, anger etc then...More

Thank TripMember07162015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good show. This is a kerala traditional drama. We enjoyed it very well. And we saw the kalarippayattu. This is kerala traditional martial art show. Really awesome shows both. Never forget to see the both shows. Very interesting.

Thank Shainu D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kathakali performance was too good! Expressions , costume, the sound of drums , environmrnt took us back to olden times , away from these gadgets like mobile etc. Kids enjoyed a lot. We were allowed to take pics with artists

Thank DShastri123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this 'show' as part of our trip around Southern India. Sorry but we absolutely hated it. The hall where we sat and waited was in a terrible state, with broken chairs and A very tatty stage where someone was applying make up. After...More

Thank smudgenozzy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a must see if one would like to experience the ancient art of Kathakali with its mysterious make up, dance and the skilled performance of the male artists. A wonderful experience in true Kerala style

Thank magi55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very could summation of Indian culture and history. We loved it for its blend of strangeness and authenticity. I would recommend both the martial arts and art performance which will keep you in the center from 4pm onward. The only way it could be better...More

1  Thank SplitSplat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was one of the highlights of my visit to Kerala. We sat enthralled. The actors were able to portray a range of universal human expressions so well it was truly captivating. -Tickets cost IR 350 a person, you can go in the afternoon to...More

Thank justemily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional folk dance show of kerala. Presented by local artists. .never seen before. Great efforts ,pains taken by the artists

Thank Ashok N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first half of this was interesting, the make up, the expressions, the hand movements. Then came the dance and it was so dull, hardly any movement, and I can't believe Kathakali should be like this.

Thank kwinchco
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Shahbaaz S
5 February 2017|
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Response from sujheesh |
no shows in day time ... Schedules: 6:30 A M - Yoga 6 A. M - Meditation with live music 4 PM - Kalaripayattu [Martial arts] 5 PM - Kathakali 8 pm - various Musical shows 9 PM - classical dance
27 September 2016|
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Response from chilipepa | Reviewed this property |
I did not feel there were any expectations of the audience other than for us to enjoy the performance. However, if your child scares easily you may want to avoid this performance.
Gautam S
8 August 2016|
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Response from gomathisuppiah | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gautam I got it at the Centre itself, about 30 mins before the show. You could also get it most other places especially at Fort Cochin area, and remember to reserve seats if getting it earlier in the day. It does not... More