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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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  • A must if you want to experience the true culture of Kerala. There are other shows too like the martial arts show that should be checked out.  more »
  • Our guide had booked us front row seats. Watches as the 2 principal characters applied their make-up. It took them an hour! Story narrated as to how the dancers are trained, with examples given by one...  more »
  • It was very interesting experience watching the dance , the face makeup the cloths and the dance itself .  more »