Kalakshetra Foundation

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Kalakshetra Road, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041, India
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  • Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 044-24521169
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Family And Kids

It is no news, how dance is a big and celebrated form of art in the South of India, and especially Chennai. There are several institutions throughout the city, that have garnered attention for maintaining, preserving and flourishing this art form. The Kalakshetra Foundation is one of those Chennai attractions that will be liked by anyone who has a thing for art and dance. This place also holds activities and craft exhibitions, making it one of the best things to do in Chennai with kids.

  • You can buy dance accessories from the shops around.
  • Do watch out for their annual concerts and dances, they’re exceptional to watch.
  • You can spend a good hour or two watching the different classes.
  • Carefully dress to their preferences as per their website.
  • Quiet observation is a must.
  • Visit the museum!
  • Take a peek at their courses if you’re interested in learning traditional Indian dance.

  • Rs 500 for foreign nationals and NRIs; Rs 100 for Indian residents; Rs 50 for alumni of Kalakshetra and all students.

  • The campus is open from 8:30am to 11:30am from Monday to Friday, July to February.
  • The craft centre is open from 9:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday.
  • All closed 2nd and 4th Saturday of month.

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  • Kalakshetra Foundation Address: Kalakshetra Road, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041, India
  • Kalakshetra Foundation Contact Number: 044-24521169
  • Kalakshetra Foundation Timing: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Kalakshetra Foundation Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Kalakshetra Foundation(preferred time): 08:30 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kalakshetra Foundation: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 33.86% of people who visit Chennai include Kalakshetra Foundation in their plan

  • 41.88% of people start their Kalakshetra Foundation visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kalakshetra Foundation

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kalakshetra Foundation

People normally club together Besant Nagar Beach and The Anna Centenary Library while planning their visit to Kalakshetra Foundation.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Natural atmosphere of classes. Nice selections of the Best way coaching. Tells for Us and Our New Generations about Our ancient history of culture and memorable experiences. All of the Staffs and Tutors, other members very humble and kind. The situation gives Us encourage feelings and pleasant moments. Congrats. Thanks a lot.🎋

  • A very good place where you get to see the houses of all south Indian states. You get the feel of those houses. The houses are built very similar to the real ones

  • They host some of the best exhibitions in Chennai. Very spacious ground. Ample parking space as well.

  • Kalakshetra, well-known for Arts, culture & Tradition. Always speaks its uniqueness through the cultural programs. Famous place in state and well known for artists. The place is covered with full of trees, sea-shore area. Easily findable from Traffic. Foundation has its own Auditorium and parking available... 15 mins walk from Thiruvanmiyur bus depot

  • Unique environment. Great auditorium, rebuilt after 2016 cyclone. Please be prepared for the fact that it is open and not AC.

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