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Kathakali

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Puthencavu | Chengannur, Alappuzha, India
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Cultural Program

Nice program, good experience 1 hr program, good facial expressions, in the end they promote ppl... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shruti A
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Embracing New Traditions

Quite a spectacle. A long process to watch the intricate makeup in traditional style, which added... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Travelbug291
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  • Average12%
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“art form” (11 reviews)
“dance form” (9 reviews)
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Puthencavu | Chengannur, Alappuzha, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice program, good experience 1 hr program, good facial expressions, in the end they promote ppl to take pics for a nominal tip, charge 200 rs

Thank Shruti A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite a spectacle. A long process to watch the intricate makeup in traditional style, which added to the nature of the dance. The facial expressions of the 'woman' were extraordinary. It wasn't necessary to have a spoken 'script', the story clearly unfolded by the actions...More

Thank Travelbug291
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared for a long performance, with some amazing highlights. The actors are incredibly skilled, but the pace is very slow. I loved it.

Thank MoMoLeeds
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A trip to Fort Cochin would not becthe same without a trip to see some Kathakali. Arrive early and watch the performers applying their make-up and the demonstration of this exquisite art form justvbeforecthe performance begins. The Sahib

Thank ColinBellBath
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We went here after looking at the reviews and loved the place. They have good artists and good air conditioned hall. Seating was comfortable. Bear in mind that for you to get good seats, you must book in advance. I tried to book through telephone...More

Thank Tuhin C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Classical Indian Dance is popular in Kerala. The story being played having colours and actions with meanings were only enjoyed by the art lovers. The form of art has much significance even in modern age of fast dances,due to its classical nature with base of...More

4  Thank jojo5222
Reviewed 25 September 2017

the makeup session was a bit long - whole audience took a snooze whilst watching the actors apply their makeup. Pity there was not more commentary during this session. Show itself was great.

1  Thank nakink
Reviewed 28 August 2017

a palce to watch the old dance form kathakali . a famous traditional dance form from kerala is present with full colour to the world here. i had a really good time spend here

Thank sikhilviswam
Reviewed 28 April 2017

You can watch here many Cultural Programs of Kerala like Kathakali, Classical dance and music, a martial arts called Kalaripayattu etc.

Thank lovetravelonly
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A must if you want to experience the true culture of Kerala. There are other shows too like the martial arts show that should be checked out.

Thank sanrock94
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Shal R
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Response from cyruslalitsingh | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. I thing you are done now with this.
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