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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. Add Kathakali and other attractions to your Alappuzha trip itinerary using our Alappuzha itinerary maker.
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  • This was very interesting. Very nice small stage and with approx 100 seats. We were front line. It was nice to see how makeup was done before show starts. Explanations of characters and eye movement w...  more »
  • We were visit Kerala in the month of January 2017.We enjoyed kathakali dance. It's basically the south Indian dance form.  more »
  • Having been advised to arrive 1 hr before the dance started, we had seats at the front. This allowed us to watch the two characters applying their make-up. We were also given a good demonstration of a...  more »