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Kalakshetra Road, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600041

+91 44 2464 1670|Visit Website|Category: Activities


Located 6.9 km from The Raintree Hotels, Kalakshetra is an innovative institution in Chennai that focuses on training students in classical dance, music, theatre, film, and fine arts. Operating under the auspices of the Kalakshetra Foundation, this Chennai cultural academy hosts a wide range of performances, lectures, and workshops in Chennai throughout the year that are open to the public. You can learn more about Kalakshetra by taking a heritage walk. Additionally, there's a crafts centre where exhibitions are presented.


PRICES - Admission is free


  • Onam Music Festival
  • Kathakali Festival
  • Art Festival


  • Performances
  • Museum
  • Craft Centre
  • Tours
  • Lectures
  • Workshops


  • What will I see on the Heritage Walk?

    You’ll be able to get a really good feel for what Kalakshetra has to offer. The 90-minute tour will take you along many points of interest, such as the Visual Arts Department, Instruments Cottage, Ayyanar Shrine, and Vishnu Statue. You’ll also have an opportunity to see classes in progress and sit in on the Morning Prayer. The Heritage Walk costs Rs 1500 per person.
  • Can I visit any time of the year?

    Unfortunately, Kalakshetra is not open to visitors all year long. It’s closed on the second and fourth Saturdays every month as well as during all government holidays. What’s more, you will not be able to come by between the second week of March and the third week of June when students are taking examinations and on vacation.

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Distance from attraction: 6.9 km

Why Stay at The Raintree?

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Restaurants in Hotel
  • Poolside Bar
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Wi-Fi in Public Areas

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