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Kadathanadan Kalari Centre

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Address: Kumily Thekkady Road | Near Navarasa Kathakali Centre, Thekkady 685509, India
Phone Number: 9961740868
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: At Kadathanadan Kalari Centre ,Thekkady,this martial art is performed in...
At Kadathanadan Kalari Centre ,Thekkady,this martial art is performed in kuzhikalari.Ahighly designed gallery has been built in such a way that the viewers will get a clear vision from a safer distance. Kalaripayattu is a traditional psycho-physiological discipline emanating from Kerala's uniqe mytho-historical heritage as well as a scientific system of physical culture training. KALARI Daily Show : 6 pm to 7 pm KATHAKALI Daily Shows: 5 pm to 6 pm & 7 pm to 8 pm,
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Talent and skill - A Demonstration of Precision and supreme concentration

This one hour show of display of ancient martial arts of Kerala is a sheer delight to watch. The show is performed by highly skilled and talented martial arts trained warriors... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This one hour show of display of ancient martial arts of Kerala is a sheer delight to watch. The show is performed by highly skilled and talented martial arts trained warriors whose skills and demonstration of their concentration and dexterity with various weapons is just amazing. The one hour show is very well sequenced with several short demonstrations of various... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Attended both the kattakali & Martial Arts shows. My wife & I were fortunate to see the preparations done by the Kattakali performers and support crew. We were amazed in the efforts put during the painstaking process and were blown away with the end result. We were not able to understand all the actions depicted during the performance but kudos... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Myself and my wife went on a holiday last December 2014. I have reviewed Spice Inn , our place of stay, already. While we settled down, the resort personal from the tours desk turned up in our room the same day and offered an opportunity to watch two shows of approx. an hour duration each, at a seperate place dedicated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very impressed by the agility and the whole show... Did not even realize that the show was a whole hour... Sat mesmerized by the entire show...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Kalaripayattu, is one of the oldest forms of martial arts. Rumour has it, that this was a source for all other types of martial arts like Kung-fu et all. Regardless of this fact, just to experience the exhilarating performance by all the demonstrators, was truly amazing. It's definitely one of the most important things to do, in this part of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

One of the best things in Thekkady. It's a traditional fight with some of the repeat stunts and some new fights overall a good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I learn Kalaripayattu myself and I must say that this has been one of the most amazing experiences to watch and see the locals perform this gracefully. While Kalari show is a must-visit, but I would advice against the kathakali show which runs in the same complex. The kathakali show was really bad and the artists were overly-dramatic. One of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Good experience. While I could note that the pace was controlled, possibly for demonstration, but it was good to see the performance. The best part was photo opportunity and interaction with the artistes.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place showcases spectacular art forms of war and self defense. The men are well-trained and perform the art with optimum security to the viewers. The art-fi=orm is mainly performed with fire and others things of day to day use. Do visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It was a good show and adventurous. We had tough time to get tickets for 6PM show then got for 7PM show. You may want to buy ticket in advance.

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