Kerala Kathakali Centre, Kochi (Cochin)

Witness the ancient dance-drama of India at Kerala Kathakali Centre, an intimate wooden theater and home of the Kathakali for over 20 years. Sacred religious scriptures are often performed here through a mixture of dance, martial arts, and rituals. Learn about the native folklore and religious texts, and observe iconic headgear and expressive make-up that complete the experience. Reserve your seat online, and come an hour early to see the performers put on their make-up and costumes. Plan to see Kerala Kathakali Centre and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kochi (Cochin) online holiday planner .
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  • Kerala Kathakali Centre, located at a walking distance from the Kochi ferry service, hosts a 2 hour Kathakali session for visitors. The first hour and half is devoted for visitors to understand and ap...  more »
  • For some of us growing up in cities, the culture of our place of origin is a little distant. This visit helped bring it a little closer. The centre organises daily shows of Kathakali. The tickets are ...  more »
  • I am a regular visitor to Kerala and Fort Kochi, and delight in supporting the Kerala Kathakali Centre. Suji and the team are passionate about keeping alive the traditional arts of Kerala. As well as ...  more »

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