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Kecak Fire & Trance Dance (Pura Dalem Taman Kaja)

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Kecak and Traditional Ubud Fire Dance
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Jl. Sriwedari | Taman Kaja Community, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Kecak means monkey in Balinese. There are about 50 men wearing only loin cloth and they form rows of circles, in the middle of which is a traditional Balinese coconut oil lamp. First they move their bodies rhythmically to the left and to the right,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank arvind_foodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really blown away by this performance. The show is in three parts, the first tells a classic older story of a princess who is kidnapped and the story of her saving. The second was an amazing synchronised performance of two young girls who...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best entertainment in Bali. The chanting will stay with you for a long time in Bali.Go early 30 mins for a good seat.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kj792135
Reviewed 12 December 2018

It's a must-watch for me. I was so into it that I didn't even take out my phone and took some pictures or videos. You can buy ticket along the street of Ubud which is 70,000 IDR. They only perform every Sunday and I'm not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MissOtap
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We booked this trip via #realindonesiatravel and Five Pillar Foundation. The service was excellent . They picked us up early in Kuta so we could spend time looking around Ubud the took us for Dinner at authentic I do Restaurant nestled in rice paddy fields....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sonia P
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

If you have the time, the money and you are staying in Ubud then go to see the dance. Other than that, you can miss it. A little bit too repetitive in my opinion. The old men where more serious about it but some young...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Anabel M
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

The hindu story of Ramayana accompanied by chanting men and greatly performed by the artists. It is mesmerizing and the sounds of chorus stay in your head for the whole evening afterwards. Loved the experience! Maybe a bit long, but totally worth staying until the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maria_14_july
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We have been to Bali before but we had never seen this dance. Followed the advice I read here and we went about 45minutes before it started. We just purchased the tickets outside the venue. The guy at the door even let us eat inside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SweetMel1
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Not to be missed. This may not be an ancient dance, but it has become a must see in the Balinese culture. Arriving just before sunset, this sets the scene for a great performance you are sure to enjoy.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sanatan S
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The setting is lovely. They passed out papers that described what was going to happen since the language they were singing in is related to Sanskrit and, naturally, we didn't understand it. I read the paper but still had a little trouble following the story....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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31 October 2018|
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Response from lovestj2000 | Reviewed this property |
It may vary from place to place.. I went on a Thursday near the Ubud palace temple and it was a Thursday and the dance starts at 7pm. You can get the tickets from outside just be there before 30 mins or so for a good seat.
Ashwathram r
13 April 2018|
Response from quet2017 | Reviewed this property |
Bought tickets outside of the temple on day of show. 80k per person