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Kathakali, Alappuzha

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Experience an Indian cultural tradition at Kathakali. The arts center hosts performances showcasing the elaborate, stylized dance-drama, as well as martial arts. Learn about the meaning of various movements as dancers in vibrantly colored traditional costumes and makeup explain their significance. Enhance your learning of this demanding art by engaging in lessons offered at the arts center. You can make reservations to shows via the website. Plan to see Kathakali and other attractions that appeal to you using our Alappuzha trip itinerary maker app .
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  • This is one of the attraction of Kerala traditional culture. Five people performing two of them were playing instruments one guy narrate the play and two of them were actually performing. There was a ...  more »
  • You have attended or not show Fort Kochi, you still a pleasure to taste this type of theatre.
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  • Nice program, good experience 1 hr program, good facial expressions, in the end they promote ppl to take pics for a nominal tip, charge 200 rs  more »

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The accommodations of Alappuzha vary greatly in style, with the beach, main urban area, and waterways splitting the focus of the city. The area between Alappuzha Beach and Finishing Point contains the highest concentration of accommodations here, with hotels offering sea views and large resorts by the coast, a number of upmarket hotels and simple guesthouses by Finishing Point, and an array of largely standard hotels in the urban area between these two scenic spots. Many visitors to Alappuzha opt to stay on a houseboat for all or part of their visit, with the accommodations taking a range of different routes through the backwaters.
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