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Kathakali, Alappuzha

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Educational Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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. Plan to see Kathakali and other attractions that appeal to you using our Alappuzha trip itinerary maker app.
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  • The event which one should not miss. It is the event where the entire crowd is mesmerised with the explanation of 24 mudras. And each mudra explains the details of the dialect being said 
    The event which one should not miss. It is the event where the entire crowd is mesmerised with the explanation of 24 mudras. And each mudra explains the details of the dialect being said  more »
  • Reading the literature provided gives an insight into what you are actually watching. It is a very and strident performance by the dancers and musicians and I understand that the make up takes... 
    Reading the literature provided gives an insight into what you are actually watching. It is a very and strident performance by the dancers and musicians and I understand that the make up takes...  more »

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