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Kecak Fire & Trance Dance

Jl. Sriwedari | Taman Kaja Community, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 970508
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Ranked #79 of 348 Activities in Ubud
Type: Performances
Owner description: Kecak and Traditional Ubud Fire Dance
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Type: Performances
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Wed 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Owner description: Kecak and Traditional Ubud Fire Dance
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The Kecak fire dance is much more entertaining then Legong dance. Costumes are great. The "black magic" at the end is impressive, but a bit confronting to see the sparks landing so close to the front row viewers. Second row seats are ideal! Not great if expecting rain because this is definitely an outdoor performance!

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Santiago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Many people left half way through the show. It can get a little monotonous at one point, but if you stay until dark it gets a lot more fun,. Fire and a few laughs!

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The beautiful sunset in the background and the chanting of the performers was mesmiring. The vibrant colours, sounds and fire display, made it a unique cultural experience. It was good for the entire family. Recommend to go early to get good seats and some insect repellant.

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Preston, Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

When you enter the arena you will see a emergency exit in the middle of the stand. You need to sit immediately to the right of this. Option 1 - is to sit as close to floor level as possible, the majority of the dance is done sitting down with the main characters moving in-between. You will get great shots... More 

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Ubud, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

The colours are beautiful. The story very interesting. Amazing show for all the family. Highly recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

For what is advertised, this is an excellent show. I would, however, get there early to get a decent seat (some of the seating is not very good), watch out for night bugs, and enjoy! My only complaint is that it drags on for a bit, and sometimes it's tough to tell what's going on. Highly recommend!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

We watched the kecak dance with the best possible backdrop of the sunset. Definitely worth a try at the uluwatu temple.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Visually and audibly exciting. The sounds and dances very intricate. The children taking part were lovely to watch. The rhythms were spine tingling

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Ajax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a telling of the Ramayana, but accompanied by chanting men, rather than a gamelan orchestra. Really interesting and very well done.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Heavily influenced by Hinduism and very tribal. Worth the ticket watching the dance. Best watch it from height to have a good overall view

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