Activity Charges / Entry Fee: INR 350 per person*
Time Required
Two to three hours
Timings
6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Difficulty Level
Easy
Best Suited For
Art and Culture Enthusiasts.

Quick Info

Greeix Village is a spectacular cultural centre located in the historic town of Fort Cochin in Kerala. The cultural centre has two huge theatres that showcase a number of Kerala dance forms including Kathakali, Mohiniattam and Koodiyattam. Greenix Village also features a Kalaripayattu Training Centre, a curio shop and a book shop. Tourists can also try the amazing tour of the museum at Greenix Village that exhibits Kerala's culture and history.

Rankings & Ratings



A cultural centre with a museum and art gallery that showcase the best of Kerala's culture and history.
Editor's Rankings

#6 in 14 Things to Do in Cochin
#2 in 2 Cultural Shows in Cochin
#3 in 1 Ayurvedic Centers in Cochin
#2 in 3 Shopping & Souvenirs in Cochin
#2 in 3 Museums & Historical Places in Cochin

TripAdvisor Ratings

Editor's Review

Greenix Village is a conveniently located cultural centre that showcases a variety of Kerala's authentic dances and art forms. Apart from the performances, there are quite a few interesting activities that can be enjoyed at Greenix Village like the museum and art gallery tour. You will really love the cute little souvenirs you can buy at the curio shops.


PROS

  • Nice pictures can be taken.
  • The theatres are air-conditioned.
  • Good food at the art gallery restaurant.
  • The museum tour is amazing.
  • Superb souvenirs can be bought at curio shop.

CONS

  • Make-up demos can get a little boring.
  • The price of show tickets is slightly on the higher side.
  • Ayurvedic massages are not very great.
  • Not an ideal place to visit for tourists who are not interested in culture.

Detailed Info

Greenix Village, located in the heritage town of Fort Cochin, is a beautiful 28000 sq ft cultural centre that proudly showcases a variety of facets of Kerala's delightful culture and colourful history. The cultural centre has two huge theatres that display a number of Kerala dance performances like Kathakali, Mohiniattam and Koodiyattam. Greenix Village also has a Kalaripayattu training centre, a cultural museum and art gallery, a restaurant, a spice Shop, a souvenir Shop, an ayurvedic spa, a dental spa and a yoga centre.

One dance theatre that can seat 150 people shows Kathakali make-up (5:00 PM - 6:00 PM) and Kerala Kaleidoscope performance (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM). The other dance theatre that can seat 50 people shows Kathakali make up (5:00 PM - 6-00 PM) and Kathakali performance (6:00 PM - 7:00 PM). Both dance theatres are air-conditioned. Special dance performances for groups interested in watching a particular dance form are organised at the mini- theatre.

The cultural museum has well-sculpted models of Kerala dancers with items of make-up. It also showcases old artefacts and articles of daily use that are used in the villages of Kerala. At the centre of a museum, you will find a long traditional boat that is used in boat races. The museum is open for tour from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The art gallery has a small food joint that serves delicacies from Kerala and Continental cuisine. The curio shop sells miniaturized versions of Chinese fishing nets, sandalwood figurines of Elephants dressed in colourful headgear, jewel boxes and many more amazing souvenirs.

The Kalariyapattu Training centre is a 2500 sq ft area that showcases Kalaripayattu training (8:00 AM - 9:00 AM) and Kalaripayattu performance (4:00 PM - 5:00 PM). The book shop has a huge collection of books and CDs on Kerala's culture and history.

*Rates vary for different cultural performances.