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Kadathanadan Kalari Centre

Thekkady Road, Kumily, Thekkady 685509, India
09961740868
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Thekkady
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Owner description: At Kadathanadan Kalari Centre ,Thekkady,this martial art is performed in kuzhikalari.Ahighly designed gallery has been built in such a way that the... more » Owner description: 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. Daily Show : 6 pm to 7 pm « less
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

its worth the 60mins spent inside!!! be on time to avoid missing any drill. its in the city premises. 6-7 is their standard show time, however sometimes they run 8-9pm as well.

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Sydney, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Different form of martial arts. Fast, athletic, graceful and requires immense coordination and dexterity. Thoroughly enjoyed the performance

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

This is awesome... A great show of the martial art... This is a mussttt visit... This showcases the rich Indian talent and culture... Book the tickets early as the show usually goes houseful everytime... there is only one show in the day... timing 6pm to 7pm...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

A demonstration of aboriginal martial art created by young athletes who perfectly mastered their art. You will attend a one-hour show on the various technical battles that gave birth to kungfu. Beware the place is infested with aggressive mosquitoes. Remember to use plenty of repellent before entering the small arena a bit run down or you'll have to watch out... More

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birmingham
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Excellent demonstration of local martial arts. The artists are well trained and professional and will let you take pictures with them afterwards. The fee is meagre for the amount of effort put into the show. We saw the martial arts show from 6-7 pm and kathakali performance from 7-8 pm at the centre. Tkt price is 200 Rs per show.... More

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Chinchilla
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Our tour group turned up on a wet and cool night to view a show that we knew very little about. For a very cheap price we experienced a show of martial arts that really had a "wow" factor with the crowd of men and women, young and old all being entertained and kept on the edge of their seats.... More

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It was a wonderful experience to see what can only be a gist of centuries of conception varied human ideas and imaginations. I can say its a beautiful collage of kerala's rich heritage squeezed into one hour show, Totally worth it.

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Goa, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

For a cheap price, a show of great quality. Young and old loved it, we did well to follow the advice of our driver. By cons, do not forget to buy tickets in the day, the room was full.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This Martial art show is an excellent show and a must watch on your visit to Kerala. Very good performances by all the artists and a memorable experience.

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The skill of the exponents is incredible. So quick, so acrobatic. You get a good view from all seats as they are in a sunken arena. Well worth a visit and incredibly good value for money. Only 5 minutes wal from the Spice Village Hotel

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