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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  • Witnessing a kathakali performance is a a real treat. Here is an art form perhaps comparable to ballet in the west - in the professionalism of the performers at least. Also the skirts are equally sill...  more »
  • This Kathakali show was a little strange, but this traditional show was worth the 1.5 hrs viewing. Very colourful and you get a print out before so you can read what is about to happen. they even put ...  more »
  • I attended a show of Indian classical dance performed by 2 graceful dancers in shimmering costumes. A pure delight! The décor is nice. One downside the seats aren't very comfortable.
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Kochi offers abundant hospitality options, including a dense collection of international five-star hotels. Travelers on a budget can explore the selection of modest but impeccable homestays and guesthouses in the quieter neighborhoods just outside the central tourist area of Fort Cochin; these make great places to meet local hosts and fellow travelers. If you can spend a bit more, a number of boutique hotels in converted European-style mansions offer individual charm, and eco-villages and resort or retreat establishments outside the city center come with full wellness, spa, and culinary packages.
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