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Skip the Line: Experience Kathakali in Kochi Ticket

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Owing to a history of more than 600 years, Kochi is the financial, commercial and industrial capital of Kerala. Kochi is also known as Cochin and is situated on the south-west coast of India. Having a large number of Jewish people the city of Kochi is home to both traditional and cosmopolitan cultures. Kerala is home to one of the most beautiful dance forms named, Kathakali. Gorgeous jewelry, elegant oversized clothes, and heavy makeup make this dance form easily identifiable. In this tour, you would be allowed to see how the artist does their makeup and then you can experience how they dance on the rhythm of Carnatic Music. This tour has everything to keep you thinking about the beauty of dance form, for the years to come. When in the city you cannot choose to miss the same. Book now to experience adorable two hours of your life. Activity Timings: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm (Make-up Application Demonstration) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (Dance Show Time)

Itinerary Details

Visit: Kerala Kathakali Centre, near Santa Cruz Basilica K.B. Jacob Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India

A dance drama from Kerala, a South Indian state, Kathakali was developed in courts and theatres of Hindu regions. Intricate and vivid make-up, unique face masks and costumes worn by the dancers make this dance form easily differentiable from other ones. The dancer wears heavy and large costumes while performing and makes the art look more graceful.

Kathakali is a dance form where the artist portrays a story while dancing. With passing time, the dance form has evolved to become more graceful including, having refined and polished gestures, more themes, and adding glamor with the help of augmented drumming and singing.