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Kadathanadan Kalari & Navarasa Kathakali

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Address: Thekkady Road | Near Navarasa Kathakali Centre, Thekkady 685509, India
Phone Number: 9447611967
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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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Awesome Show

We came here as a stopover, Thekaddy before we shoot to Aleppey the next day. Since we do not have any problem for the day, our driver asked us whether we want to watch the shows... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Kuala Lumpur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here as a stopover, Thekaddy before we shoot to Aleppey the next day. Since we do not have any problem for the day, our driver asked us whether we want to watch the shows. We watched both shows at 6pm and 7pm. Worth watching of both shows and we recommend whoever comes here to drop by to watch.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Atleast provide better seating arragement.. loved the local martial art unique to this region.. kathakali was average..

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Thank DrSaurabh K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this is really great show with great people u must see this when visit thekkdy best kalari act ,thanks to give great expriance

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Thank arun y
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Thekkady and you dont watch Kalari show then your visit will be incomplete. It is just one hour show and it is value for money. Hats off to the artists. They seriously do a lot of hard work. Ticket costs Rs.200/- per person.

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Thank pulkit93
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first time we watched a kalari show and the performance was amazing. We had a lot of fun here. I'd recommend booking these tickets well in advance to get good seats.

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Thank vasudevank
Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great show and good value at 200 rupees. Our kids were so excited by the show, especially the parts with fire rings. Nice touch is they let you go down and meet the performers and pose with them and the shields and swords.

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Thank Guelph_Dawn
Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The kalari show is simply awesome. I was awestruck looking at the skills of the artists. Nicely arranged and choreographed. One should surely go here to look at the ancient art of war tactic of Kerala. It is a 1hour show and one does not feel bored at all. Time just flies and in the end even we could try... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was really nice, the dance and the show. It costs me like 500 rupees for both shows, and I glad I watched it and got the opportunity to see the beauty of Indian Cultures. Thumbs up, they are amazing!

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Thank AriesyaNadhira R
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were dazzled by the Kalaripayattu artists. The show started at around 6 and was for an hour and the show is very good. Our favorite was when the 2 gentlemen showed their skills with the flexible swords and when they jump over 6 people laying in the ground. The fire show was also fantastic, the only distraction was the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The show is nice and it cost 200 IR per person. The show start from 6 till 7 pm. The setting are not good as if you are in one side you will miss some action. It is a bit noisy and when it come to fire show it will smoky, kerosene smoke. It nice but it could be shorter.

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