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Punarjani Traditional Village

2nd Mile Pallivasal, Munnar, India
04865 216161
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Ranked #4 of 34 attractions in Munnar
Type: Performances
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

It was great to watch the shows and their performances. The expressions, the dance and the way they express their culture through the shows is great and is worth a watch. The Kalari aatam where you can watch the martial arts of Kerala shows the real brave performances of the professionals. Great show!

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New Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great effort! When you want the culture of India to prosper that too in Kerala, Punarjani is the place when at Munnar. They are making a great contribution to preserve our nations 'Dharohar', we must watch and promote. Stupendous!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Excellent!! If you are in munnar then this is a must watch! Excellent performance by all the artists and indeed watching.

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We heard about the punarjani kalaripayattu show so we went to check it out. We all were pleasantly surprised with the seriousness with which this ancient martial art form demonstrated. The stage is infact an oval pit of 25 ft by 15 with about two to three levels of seating above and around it. The closer level is sold at... More

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Situated in the 'God's Own Country'- KERALA,in the picturesque town - Munnar,,visit this traditional village called "PUNARJANI"'meaning REINCARNATION,to experience the rich and varied cultural heritage of KERALA. The highlights of the visit are the two shows,viz KATHAKALI - a highly stylized classical dance form,and KALARIPPAYATTU - a traditional Martial Art Form renowned as 'Mother Of Martial Arts'. Visit to this... More

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The team makes a very serious attempt in keeping an old martial art tradition alive. The practice that would go behind putting up such a show that could become very dangerous if not handled with previson can easily be imagined. The show can be made a little more interesting though

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Traditional Kerala martial arts well articulated and very real unlike staged versions you see in TV. 300 INR for the ring side view of the show is worth every rupee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We went for the show about half an hour early as we wanted to see the makeup and dressing up which was very impressive. The show was Ok. May be the people in the first row enjoyed more. The picture session at the end was very interesting. The whole show looked a bit commercialized. Overall a good experience

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The performances were great, entertaining and well played. I would have given 4 but the balcony seating was very uncomfortable. & stage didn't have a fan on, the performers were sweating and were feeling uncomfortable in heavy clothing.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The make up session is quite interesting. After that the artist explained various expressions in Kathakali. Then started the Kathakali magic. wow. What a show. I have enjoyed this with my children. Then the Kalaripayattu is mind blowing. The children were trained excellently and perform the art form in a disciplined manner. They allowed to take photos with the artist... More

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