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Kecak Fire & Trance Dance

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Address: Jl. Sriwedari | Taman Kaja Community, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
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+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 fire dance

Mesmerizing. Beautiful costumes. The men are in circles chanting while dancers walk around and various characters tell the story through their movements.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
J.Luc M
Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Mesmerizing. Beautiful costumes. The men are in circles chanting while dancers walk around and various characters tell the story through their movements.

Thank J.Luc M
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great show at a great location! Only downside for me was the fact that there are a lot of ignorant people there that think it's normal to arrive nearly 30 minutes after the show has started and they're blocking the view for a lot of spectators whilst in search of a place to sit. Other than that, great!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was amazed to see this dance. They performed 4-5 episodes of Ramayana and it was done beautifully with all dedication. Traditional Balinese ballad done beautifully. The background music was created by humming and sounds made by a big group of men and it only escalated the performance. I love to know about local dance and music l, local culture... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Purchase your ticket for 75,000 IDR and enter through to the open air temple courtyard where benches are set up. Make sure you read the pamphlet provided prior to the show, as you'll be a bit lost as to what's going on during the performance. The performance was fantastic and the costumes vivid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was the highlight of our visit to Bali. the synchronous action by the team of people with the reverbarating uttering of sounds by the performers is really enjoyable. the performance of Hanuman was the best. Don't miss

Thank Arul S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there is some wrong review here as this performance was done in a theatre hall which allow you to watch without concern the weather compare to the one in uluwatu. I think some visitor need to make sure they make a correct review as some are wrongly to referring uluwatu to this place. good performance from the dancer with delicate... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watched the Kecak show at Pura Dalem in Ubud. The Kecak dance was actually invented in the 1930s by a German. It was entertaining as they chanted hypnotically as monkeys around a fire, while classical dancers acted out scenes from the Ramayana in the middle. At the end, all the "monkeys" moved to one side and they lit a big... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They fitted in so many tourists into the arena that there was no room to move in or out and in the event of an emergency it would have been a disaster. They also had tourists sitting on the floor right by the dancers. It was also very disappointing and we did not see much fire or dance! Maybe because... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The experience started with a visit to the Uluwatu temple, which was nice. This is a short hike from the temple. The place was full of tourists and we were led to our seats by one of the staff members who pointed to some empty ones which we occupied. The performance started with the trademark chanting at around the same... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super entertaining for the entire family. Highly recommended activity if you have an hour and a half.

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