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Kecak Fire & Trance Dance

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Address: Jl. Sriwedari | Taman Kaja Community, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 361 970508
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Wed 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Kecak and Traditional Ubud Fire Dance

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Definitely one to see!

An interesting cultural dance, based on Hindu narratives. An insight into traditional Balinese dance and music.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting way to spend an evening in ubud. Show is approx 60mins in total which is probably just about right to sustain engagement. Was expecting more wow after reading reviews and its number 1 status but not amazed by this. May be worth looking at different troup/performance. Setting lovely and good to see balinese culture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

An interesting cultural dance, based on Hindu narratives. An insight into traditional Balinese dance and music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A Balinese kecak fire show is definitely a must visit when youre in Ubud. Its a special experience, very impressive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a really neat, authentic performance. I have 2 children and it had some slow and repetitive parts, but overall they enjoyed it. The costumes were very nice! Beautiful! And the songs/chants from the men sounded so cool! I was impressed. Get there early! They pack you in! Of course if you're really late you get a grass mat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must if you are in Ubud! The dancing, chanting and fire dance is just spell binding! This dance has been danced for hundreds of years, the setting at the Palace is majestic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went for the second time to this show and both times were a delight. Both adults and children will appreciate this traditional show where the singers, costumes and scene (inside a temple) will fascinate children and adults alike. The show itself is relatively short (90 mns) so no worries bringing young kids. One word of advice, try to get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Will sell out so arrive in time after visiting the cliff temple, still entertaining enough and there is a lot more fire involved that you'd imagine!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The men chanting for the whole show was the highlight. The story runs for nearly an hour and is easy to follow with the translation sheet. The performers and costumes were great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The highlight of the performance was at the end when the fire dancer spread burning coal pieces all over the floor and danced on them. While my heart went out for him since he must have been in pain, but it was very intriguing to watch him as he went into a crazy trance while kicking these burning pieces to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a cute show. This isn't Broadway, but to get a glimpse into traditional Balinese music and dance is really cool. You get to sit really close up to the performers and learn a ton. It's a great thing to do before dinner, and definitely something you should do if you want to see something cultural.

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