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Kadathanadan Kalari Centre

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Address: Kumily Thekkady Road, Thekkady 685509, India
Phone Number: +91 99617 40868
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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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Authentic Kalari experience

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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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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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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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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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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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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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

From what I knew of Kalari, it was not an attraction to me or my family. However on seeing the reviews, decided to make a visit....And wasnt I glad I made that decision :-) It was an awesome performance my the well trained Kalari artists....Even after more than a month, the narrator's voice saying "your artist kadathanadan" still lingers !!... More 

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

After attending the show I realised that preservation and commercialisation of art and related forms can go hand in hand. We were on way from Munnar to Thekkady when we decided to book the tickets. My seven year old was awestruck about live performance of artist flashing swords and braving fire. The place is an enclosed hall and artists perform... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The show on Indian Martial Art performed with perfection and precision bears testimony to the ancient Indian culture that needs years of dedication, training and focus. The efforts of this young group engaged in the daring art form are laudable. Since this a dying Art and the centre is trying to keep it going despite funds constraint and dearth of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Amazing martial arts demonstration . Just overwhelmed by what the human body can do and so admiring of the skill of these young men .

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

It was an awesome experience...... The Master's were great and the Acts performed were well synchronized... Must visit place whenever you are in thekkady

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Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We didn't had time for kathakali, but every visitor must avail their time for kalari act. one hour show was spell bounding. An act to remember. Hats off to their team.

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Additional Information about Kadathanadan Kalari Centre

Address: Kumily Thekkady Road, Thekkady 685509, India
Phone Number: +91 99617 40868
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Kerala  >  Thekkady
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