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Kadathanadan Kalari & Navarasa Kathakali

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Amazing for culturally fond people!

Went with my wife and small kid to watch the Kathakali show. The show is good if you like culture... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jitenmuni
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Mumbai, India
via mobile
Wonderfull show

We booked ticket online for kerala tradition martial art for kalaripayt show which is for one... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
farishpk
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Thekkady, India
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Kalaripayattu - The oldest of martial arts-is a gift to the modern world and known as the mother of all martial arts. legend traces the 3000-year old art form to sage Parasurama-the master of all martial art forms and credited to be the re-claimer...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Kumily Thekkady Road | Periyar Tiger Reserve, Thekkady 685509, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went with my wife and small kid to watch the Kathakali show. The show is good if you like culture and tradition of India. They start with basic gestures at the start of the show, this is so that you understand the story at the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank jitenmuni
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked ticket online for kerala tradition martial art for kalaripayt show which is for one hour.it has good parking facility.. we got our tickets with seat number..the show takes place inside rectangular amphitheatre like building. The show was excellent especially the fire jump and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had visited this with not much expectations but it was beyond impressive. The acts were thrilling and death defying. Real weapons, attacks, as well as fire.. Even if injured or burned, the show just continues. Overall a must visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sapna D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kalari is an ancient Martial art and the performance was simply superb. We saw Kathakali show one evening and Kalari on the other which happen in adjacent places in same campus. Kalari is definitely a must watch.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nipun7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time experiencing Kalari and Kathakali performances, and it was a wonderful experience! We originally came just to see the Kathakali dance, but were convinced to buy tickets to see Kalari too and we're glad we did! The Kalari men did a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Suganya S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent show of Keralian Martial arts. Well trained guys perform various stunts without and with weapons and in d climax play with fire. Their practice and hardwork is amply visible in each stunt. Only drawback is commentary which needs better mike and sound management.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dhrumal O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the one hour Kathakali performance, which was great. It only costs 200 Rupies. Good explanations also in English was provided.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thomasdsouza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is an interesting show. Unfortunately, the presentation is very poor: you cannot hear/understand anything because of the sound system. Highly appreciated the efforts of the local community to encourage and promote such traditions to the tourists

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

Enable to discover an antique martial art. Kids have loved it. Photo-memories possible at the end by desending in the arena with the performers.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nicolasmP4483VU
Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

The performers were excellent, very skilled and great entertainment. The show was spoiled though by the poor announcer. It was hard to understand what he was saying and he was too loud. It would have been nice to have known a bit more about what...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Bhargav H
March 8, 2018|
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Response from manikandanm640 | Reviewed this property |
mostly days 2 shows for kalari and 1 show for kathakali.. shows time between 6 and 9 pm. Every show runs for a hour.
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MukeshYadav123
October 15, 2017|
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Response from shishirudaipur | Reviewed this property |
From memory above 4 is rs 200 same as adult. Njoi
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Sugar400
August 24, 2017|
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Response from HulikalKeshava | Reviewed this property |
It is two stages in the same venue. Kalari is at the front one and Kathakali is performed at the stage in the back. Timings are managed so that you can plan for both one after the other.
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