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Kathakali

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Address: Puthencavu | Chengannur, Alappuzha, India
Phone Number: +91 87144 14309

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A very special experience!

It's definetly a must have when you are in fort cochin! We were very facinated by the coulours and the musik and the whole Theatre. We loved it!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
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Regensburg, Germany
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Regensburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It's definetly a must have when you are in fort cochin! We were very facinated by the coulours and the musik and the whole Theatre. We loved it!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

One thing must see if one is in kerala... esp their dress up n eye movements. Its totally a dance of expression with no words and then one realizes how they perform their traditional story tales..

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Always amaze me how well they performed with such heavy dresses and do worship of god in the form of dance, representing true Indian culture and art.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It is indeed a rare art form. The amount of preparation in make up of artists is huge. Painstakingly and meticulously each color is applied on face one after the other. The dance form has lot of mudras which are expressed by hands. It is a must watch.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience. The best dance ever and was mesmerised by the eye movement on the musical tap. The story and the makeup was awesome. A must watch to complete the Visit of Gods own country......

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Depicts ancient kathakali why, how. Description & demo was awesome. Even the play was fantastic. You can have photo session with the actors after the show free of cost.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

1 hour show but it was not that interesting. It was boring but I would still appreciate their hard work and respect their culture

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Kumily, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

it is one of the favourate dance of kerala.it is intrested for all people .to see this program.they were well danced.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Kathakali is the most beautiful art form in kerala.we are very happy to see this art form from alappuzha. they performed very well.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

To enjoy it you must be part of it. Just a synopsis of the dance is displayed and the singing tells you the story. Its a bit slow and boring to watch. You wont be missing on anything. I recommend watching the traditional Indian dance instead and the martial arts show.

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