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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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Unique traditional performance

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... read more

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

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 3 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tickets can be bought from the performers in the street during the week - make sure you get a brochure which has the story of the song and dance in it. To get to the temple where the dance is held is about a 15 minute walk from central Ubud - not taxi required! Don't sit in the front as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Show starts at 7:30 pm (1930) but get there at 7 pm or earlier. This is volunteer production by involving most of the members of the temple but it hardly looks amateurish. Make sure you read the brochure you are handed when you buy your ticket or otherwise you will not understand the story which is rather complicated. The acting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't believe this show - it was beyond incredible. We saw the Kecak Fire & Dance show at the Arma museum (only performed on New and Full Moons), so we got lucky as we were there for the Full Moon. It was absolutely indescribable. Never seen anything like it - 50 men on stage chanting in harmony, and performing a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

visited in late June with my girlfriend, we were completely blown away by the effort put into the dance by each and every performer an immeasurably colourful and vivid performance with a beautiful narrative of the Ramayana A must see in Ubud

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would definitely recommend a visit to this show. We haf a private guide who took us and told us what to expect. Brilliant show. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

List of requests before you visit: 1. This is a dance show- reach in time. there is no formal count of the seats in the Auditorium and corresponding ticket sale. So, be prepared for crowd. It is disheartening to see people swarming in like a steady stream even after the show got started. 2. To make sense an comprehend the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are various shows on around Ubud on different evenings, but the one we went to was set in an atmospheric temple lit by firelight. The chanting was fantastic and really well delivered. With the flickering candles and the chanting, the whole show (which lasted about 1.5 hours) was really entrancing. I really liked that they provided a free information... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good cultural experience, watching the dance telling the story of there gods in a unique way. The brochure you get with the ticket when you buy it( usually sold on the street) will detail the story of the dance.

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