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Founded in 1936, the Kalakshetra Foundation is the leading academy of the arts in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, with a focus on the traditional dances and music styles of the region. Rukmini Devi Arundale, the school’s founder, studied dance under Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. The word “kalakshetra” means “holy place of the arts.”

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Kalakshetra Rd, Radhakrishnan Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 600041
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180° Art and Architectural Tour of Chennai

180° Art and Architectural Tour of Chennai

Visit the beaches and gardens of Chennai, and discover the natural side of this bustling Indian city on this sightseeing tour. Following a pickup at your Chennai hotel, spin to pretty Besant Nagar Beach and admire sweeping views over the coastal scenery. With a guidebook to lead the way, enjoy the peace and tranquillity of exploring the Huddleston Gardens and the local music scene at the Kalakshetra Dance School independently.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.06
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$54.06
Price varies by group size

Morning Expedition of Cultural Chennai

Morning Expedition of Cultural Chennai

Explore Chennai in the early morning on this culturally-focused private tour. After pickup from your hotel, your dedicated guide will take you to Marundeeswarar Temple to witness the morning worship rituals and learn about the history of the temple. Then head for a local restaurant for a traditional South Indian breakfast, finishing up with visits to the Kalakshetra Dance Academy and Cholamandal Artists’ Village to learn about the dance and art of the region firsthand.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$86.00
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$86.00
Price varies by group size
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Kalakshetra,Theosophical Society & Elliots beach trail by Wonder tours

Kalakshetra,Theosophical Society & Elliots beach trail by Wonder tours

With your guide to lead the way, enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Huddleston Gardens and explore the local music scene at the Kalakshetra Dance School.Visit the beaches and gardens of Chennai, and discover the natural side of this bustling Indian city on this sightseeing tour. Following a pickup at your Chennai hotel, spin to pretty Besant Nagar Elliot's Beach and admire sweeping views over the coastal scenery.After that we provide you breakfast in local restaurant and drop at your hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.94
Price varies by group size
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$62.94
Price varies by group size
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Cultural visit of Chennai

Cultural visit of Chennai

Explore the traditional side of Chennai’s rich culture on this half-day tour. Start the tour with a visit to the Kalakshetra Foundation. Walk through the sprawling grounds of their campus and get an insight into the history of the traditional art and dance forms of India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. Next visit the beautiful Kapaleeswarar Temple that is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. Spend some time in the boutiques of Chennai looking at the colorful silk sarees and artifacts on display. Highlights • Kalakshetra • Kapaleeshwarar temple • Silk sarees and artifacts
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.00
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$103.00
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Kalakshetra, Theosophical Society & Elliots Beach - Chennai

Kalakshetra, Theosophical Society & Elliots Beach - Chennai

On this half day tour of Chennai visit the international headquarters of the Theosophical Society and retrace the steps of its founders, Mme. Blavatsky and Col. Olcott. Next visit the campus of the Kalakshetra Foundation and get a glimpse into the traditional art and dance forms of South India. End the tour with a walk on Elliot’s Beach. Highlights • Campus of the Theosophical Society • Kalakshetra Foundation • Elliot’s Beach
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$229.00
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$229.00
Price varies by group size
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Temple, Breakfast and Dance: Discover the Culture of Chennai

Temple, Breakfast and Dance: Discover the Culture of Chennai

On your private tour you will discover the unique culture of Chennai. Experience a colorful prayer ceremony at the historical healing temple of Marundeeswarar, enjoy a south Indian breakfast, watch the classic ‘bharatanatyam’ dance and explore an art gallery. This Chennai’s regional, cultural, food, and art tour is somehow a kind cultural tour. Experience a colorful prayer ceremony at the historical healing temple of Marundeeswarar, watch the ancient dance form of ‘bharatanatyam,’ explore an art gallery, and enjoy a typical south Indian breakfast. Highlights • Explore Chennai city’s regional, food, and art scenes. • See a morning Pooja prayer ritual at the Marundeeswarar Temple  • Learn about Marundeeswarar’s history and reputed healing powers • Experience classic 'bharatanatyam' dance and music at an arts academy • South Indian breakfast. (Beverage Excluded).
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$186.00
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$186.00
Price varies by group size
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Cultural visit of Chennai with South Indian lunch

Cultural visit of Chennai with South Indian lunch

Explore the traditional side of Chennai’s rich culture on this half-day tour. Start the tour with a visit to the Kalakshetra Foundation. Walk through the sprawling grounds of their campus and get an insight into the history of the traditional art and dance forms of India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu. Next visit the beautiful Kapaleeswarar Temple that is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. Spend some time in the boutiques of Chennai looking at the colorful silk sarees and artifacts on display. End your tour with a South Indian lunch. Highlights • Kalakshetra • Kapaleeshwarar temple • Silk sarees and artifacts • South Indian lunch
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$141.00
Price varies by group size
From
$141.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Kalakshetra, Theosophical Society & Elliots Beach - Chennai

Kalakshetra, Theosophical Society & Elliots Beach - Chennai

On this half day tour of Chennai visit the international headquarters of the Theosophical Society and retrace the steps of its founders, Mme. Blavatsky and Col. Olcott. Next visit the campus of the Kalakshetra Foundation and get a glimpse into the traditional art and dance forms of South India. End the tour with a walk on Elliot’s Beach. Highlights • Campus of the Theosophical Society • Kalakshetra Foundation • Elliot’s Beach
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$182.00
Price varies by group size
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$182.00
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Taking safety measures

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Currently, an entrance ticket to Kalakshetra Foundation costs USD 54.06. Guided Kalakshetra Foundation tours start around USD 54.06 per person. See all 8 Kalakshetra Foundation tickets and tours on Viator.
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