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Kerala Kathakali Centre

Address: near Santa Cruz Basilica | K.B. Jacob Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001, India
Phone Number: 484 2215827
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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

they do a good job explaining the style/expressions, and then give you a show. Definitely worth it for the price and a great experience.

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Fantastic show. The customs and hte makeup and the music are magnificent. I would prefer that the shw is onger and dmeistraton is shorter

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Robin Hood Country
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Fascinating to see but quite hard to understand in one experience, and if you arrive early you can see the dancers applying their very elaborate make up routine which takes a long time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

always wanted to see the Kathakali dance in the real place.don't miss the putting on of the make up.an explanatory session followed by a short dance. a good two hours worth and then time to find somewhere nice to eat locally

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Thane, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

You can see how young artists do make-up. They do a small presentation which is quite interesting. Lastly you can click your photographs with them. Its nice.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Enjoyed one evening performance of Kathakali, and one morning meditation with music. Very peaceful center and a good place to learn more about Kerala culture.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

An insight into the history and stories of Rama and the dance and expressions of the culture of Kerela. Very well organised, seating is pre booked,and you can even get there early and watch artists getting "made up". A must!

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Goa, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I could watch wonderful and amazing athaali show from here. It was really enjoyable to watch kathakali here. The announcement was also loud,clear and understandable.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you are in town when there is a performance at this place, do not miss it! The theatre is cool and clean, and the performances are amazing. On certain nights there is a bonus performance of traditional Indian dance. Well worth the time and money.

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Very interesting, you could go before the performance to watch the performers apply their intricate make-up.

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