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Nrityagram Tour

Hessaraghatta, Bangalore, India
91 80 28466313
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Ranked #18 of 82 activities in Bangalore
Type: Tours
Owner description: Nrityagram was established by renowned danseuse Protima Bedi. This dance school is located in Hessaraghatta village at the outskirts of Bangalore.... more » Owner description: Nrityagram was established by renowned danseuse Protima Bedi. This dance school is located in Hessaraghatta village at the outskirts of Bangalore. It’s a beautiful place to watch dancers practice their art. You can drop into the nearby Taj Kuteeram for meals. « less
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I have visited Nrityagram three times in last couple of years and every single time it takes me to a world very different and far from busy city life. Time slows down to the rhythm of Indian classical music and dancing feet! A very beautiful experience for anybody with love for dance and music. The property is a treasure not... More

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Nrityagram, combined with Taj Kuteer... makes for a good outing on a weekend. Get to see the influence of Kelucharan Mohapatra & Protima Bedi all over Nrityagram, where you have some world class Odissi dancers... in the gurukul tradition... you can attend their performances with prior confirmation on time/attendance. The place is very serene, and has beautiful green environs... Taj... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We spent a few intense hours at Nrityagram watching living greats in Odissi rehearse, teach, and go about their daily lives. We met the new generation of students, the musicians, and administrators who all make Nrityagram the Odissi gurukul it is. We are a group of dance aficionados, for whom this connect with dancers we admire from the audience, illuminated... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013 via mobile

This is a unique concept ! Protima Bedi's dream ... The focus is on Gurukul type teaching. The outreach to fresh talent is inspired. Partly thru classes for village children from whom credible international talent has been found. And by visit to the city for teaching. The directors are quietly focused. And respectful of the value of being independent and... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Nrityagram is located in Hessarghatta (on the outskirts of Bangalore). To get there, you will need to drive through some scenic "wilderness" for about an hours time. The drive was enjoyable since the roads are good. Its a no-pollution area away from the city madness with farm fields everywhere . On reaching Nrityagram, even before we went into the reception... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

After downloading the map from the Nrityagram site and getting directions from the internet we drove off to spend a day there. Would recommend you just look out for the Hessargata signboards to turn right. The right turn at the landmark of the so called black glass Reliance building is what used to be, it can be very misleading because... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

This is an actual gurukul and a must visit place. Route is awesome with well constructed roads. It was amazing 1:30 hour drive from my place to the Village. The Village is well constructed and its also an amazing place for photography. Though you cannot click photographs while dancers are rehearsing. There is Taj resort as well along with this... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

The Nrityagram visit was really worth the drive..... First the drive itself out of the city and into the green "forest" itself was great - absolutely zero pollution. The dance village was very nice - a gurukul and we were fortunate to also see the dance classes - the practise sessions were as good as a real professional performance :-)... More

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