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Kerala Kathakali Centre

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Address: near Santa Cruz Basilica | K.B. Jacob Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Phone Number: 484 2215827
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good kathakali centre in thedhaddy

we have enjoyed first time kathakali dance. Nice traditional dance to see. Kerala is famous for dance and culture if anyone visit kerala then pl. watch kathakali dance once

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

we have enjoyed first time kathakali dance. Nice traditional dance to see. Kerala is famous for dance and culture if anyone visit kerala then pl. watch kathakali dance once

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The show was really good lot of energy we seen there in a hour!this one of the mentions martial arts in the world,we want all support of this kind of traditional to next generation, u can watch and support the culture🙏

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I appreciated the music and dance on two consecutive nights. Small company of really good dancers and musicians. Felt like a folk festival at home, nothing flashy or touristy, just authentic intro to the culture of the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

It is so meting traditional story play dance in Kerala, if you interested in Traditional things you will enjoy it, but you have to see how they are preparing for that, it is very interesting. Drums and Music may be for the Europer in high Volume, but, is it ok. When you visit it do not forget to ask all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Here one can also see the dancers getting ready for the performance and that is also a great learning experience

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The show is interesting, but a bit repetitive which made it really boring for us sometimes. Their make up is incredible and also some performances but the part with the singing and playing music (for me it was just noise) was really repetitive and boring. Made me want it to finish!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The locality of this place was below my expectations, but once the show started, it was worth the wait. The announcements and description of the history and make up could hve been more detailed and presented much better. The dance was fantastic and worth seeing. I highly recommend this show for all. Was surprised that only about 25 people (... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I thought I would be bored by this but it turned out to be really fascinating. First you can watch the performers putting on their make up. No need to watch the whole thing. Best turn up a little before the show starts. What follows is an explanation of the finer points of Kathakali performances including facial expressions and hand... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

It is better to arrive some time before the opening of the show, because the seats are not allocated - it is a first come ,first seated system.At the beginning there is the opportunity to watch the artists applying their elaborate make-up and then of course there is the performance itself, which although initially interesting I soon found it rather... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

1 hour long show of traditional dance- by men dressed up with elaborate makeup. Basic facilities- shared with artists.

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