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Kecak Fire & Trance Dance

Jl. Sriwedari | Taman Kaja Community, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
+62 361 970508
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Type: Performances
Description: Kecak and Traditional Ubud Fire Dance
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

wonderful experience, I can still hear it when I think about those sounds made by the men singing in unison. Get there a bit earlier to get a good seat, as we arrived 10 mins before and were at the back.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

We were approached on the street by someone selling tickets, we decided to buy one since Legong was performing at Ubud Palace that evening. He pointed us in the direction of where to go, and we were mildly concerned that we were scammed, but alas, the temple came into sight, and we settled into our seats. What a show it... More

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was a really interesting and different performance from anything I have seen before. The best part was watching how the chorus really enjoyed themselves being part of the performance. I would recommend seeing this. Read the story description before it starts otherwise unless you know the story, you will be lost.

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

There are a number of fire dances held at locations within Ubud town. This is staple for the tourist trade. The story is help in a small theater with 25-30 young men and teens chanting and singing along to a local story which is acted out by male and female dancers in extravagant costumes.The story line is some what incomprehensible... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

What a show! Such value for money. The choir of chattering monkeys (about 50+ men) superbly accompany e story telling being danced/acted out. An intimate performance with the audience very close to the performers.... However the crazed 'horseman' kicking hot coals around was dramatic, albeit a little close for comfort with some of the ashes! We'll worth it though! Look... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It is a local dance around a fire, sort of a theatre on live music. You have to understand the story in order to enjoy it at maximum. The best Kecak show is at Uluwatu temple, in south Bali Kuta area. They say is one of the best sunsets in the world.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

There are a number of fire dances held at various temple locations within Ubud town. As you walk through the town in the evening you'll be approached by people selling tickets for these - they are not pushy or rude if you aren't interested. The show itself takes place in the courtyard of the temple, and consists of 20-30 men... More

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Semarang, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I've watched Kecak dance at Uluwatu before and i think every place have their own signature way to perform. The nice part from the performance at Puri Dalam Kaja is the place not as big as Uluwatu so we can watch it closely. The fire performance also is separated from the story segment dance. Be aware. Don't sit too near... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I am so glad we saw this & in Ubud - very special!!! Was definately a performance we will never forget & added something special to our time in Ubud.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I won't give any of the story away but it's well worth watching. They do pack you in though and it's a bit confusing as to where you buy your tickets. My driver got mine.

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