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Puthencavu | Chengannur, Alappuzha, India
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a palce to watch the old dance form kathakali . a famous traditional dance form from kerala is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adoor, India
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You can watch here many Cultural Programs of Kerala like Kathakali, Classical dance and music, a... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Trivandrum, India
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Puthencavu | Chengannur, Alappuzha, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Our guide had booked us front row seats. Watches as the 2 principal characters applied their make-up. It took them an hour! Story narrated as to how the dancers are trained, with examples given by one of the characters. Then a short version of the...More

Thank bordoli
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

It was very interesting experience watching the dance , the face makeup the cloths and the dance itself .

Thank nmuskal
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This was very interesting. Very nice small stage and with approx 100 seats. We were front line. It was nice to see how makeup was done before show starts. Explanations of characters and eye movement was so good. The show was approx 2hrs and after...More

Thank aziz005
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We were visit Kerala in the month of January 2017.We enjoyed kathakali dance. It's basically the south Indian dance form.

Thank Assampappu
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Having been advised to arrive 1 hr before the dance started, we had seats at the front. This allowed us to watch the two characters applying their make-up. We were also given a good demonstration of a number of key facial expressions that are used...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We visited the Kathakali centre in Fort Kochi. Definitely an interesting experience. What I missed was the user friendliness of the performance. The evening performance consists of 4 parts: 1. watching actors putting on their make-up (1-1.5 hrs) 2. Explanation of the characters, hand and...More

1  Thank barnieh
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

A fascinating chance to see the local drama dance with 3 different characters, close up. At the same time it is worth booking to see the local fighting men who are just nearby.... this was also amazing to watch and unlike anything we had seen...More

Thank Julie D
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Shal R
6 May 2017|
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Response from cyruslalitsingh | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply. I thing you are done now with this.