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Address: Thekkady Road , Kumily | Near Navarasa Kathakali Centre, Thekkady 685509, India
Phone Number: +91 94476 11967
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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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completely entertaining

wat an experience, cant be described, excellent kathkali, would suggest to charge your cameras and if possible take videos,and book your tickets in advance may b a day so you can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The martial arts show was very entertaining - the guys are obviously very skilled. The Kathakari for us was not great as we could not understand the story telling and it seemed to go on and on. As a cultural show it was nice and the costumes great but half an hour would have been better.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

wat an experience, cant be described, excellent kathkali, would suggest to charge your cameras and if possible take videos,and book your tickets in advance may b a day so you can get a seat in front row thats the enjoiment.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An excellent Programm.Must watch it.I don't know how to describe about it.Onething is, if miss this dravidian Martial art form of kerala,it will be a biggest loss of life.

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Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At this place you will see India's oldest martial art Kallari & you will amaze by the show they perform with different properties as fire too,Kathak is also our oldest culture & performed by men & they do make up with all natural colours & mud only so can see them doing it if you reach there around 4.It takes... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Never had we witnessed kalari in person and the experience in Kadathandan was just wonderful! The evening show was a treat to watch, the kids enjoying every bit of it. The stunts are amazing and the performers rock! They offer photo op after the show and it delights young and old alike. Don't miss this attraction in Thekkady which is... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kathakali and kalari both shows are just awesome. These shows are available only in the evening between 5 pm to 7 pm. So plan accordingly. Kalari acts were just unbelievable. Even kids enjoyed a lot.

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Pune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see for anyone visiting Thekkady, We were recommended by a friendly Hotel Receptionist, who arranged a good discount.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took in both performances of the traditional dance and the martial arts show. They are very different but really excellent. The traditional dance really highlights the facial dexterity of the performers while the martial arts show was high energy and very exciting. I would recommend getting to the traditional dance show by at least 5:30 PM so that you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its the best thing to watch in the list of what to do in thekkady. Show is for an hour in the evening. Mind blowing performance

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best things we did in kerala great value for money. Absolutely breath taking show! Amazing talented performers. Definitely stop by.

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