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Nrityagram is a dance village is located near Hesarghatta in Bangalore rural district. It lies at a distance of only 35 kilometres away from Bangalore. The village was conceptualized by the well known Odissi dancer Protima Bedi.
In Protima Gauri's own words, "it is a community of dancers in a forsaken place amidst nature. A place where nothing exists, except dance. A place where you breathe, eat, sleep, dream, talk, imagine - dance. A place where all the five senses can be refined to perfection. A place where dancers drop negative qualities such as jealousy, small-mindedness, greed and malice to embrace their colleagues as sisters and support each other in their journey towards becoming dancers of merit". Apart from the exceptional dance, other offerings of this place is the beautifully made village - made up of mud houses, greenery and open spaces gives a pleasing feeling to the visitors and habitants alike. A visit to Nrityagram would also give you the chance to explore the Hessarghatta Reservoir. It lies five kilometers away from the dance village.
- Summers are extremely hot here so make sure you check the weather before you plan a trip.- Due to tourism, some resorts and hotels have come up in the vicinity, you can avail good food from here.- Take care not to litter or create nuisance when in the Gurukuls, temple, gardens; people here hold silence and discipline in the utmost regard.
Conveniently connected to Bangalore. Very Informative about culture and tradition.
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Nrityagram is an ideal destination for dance lovers. It attracts a lot of visitors as it has a serene ambience and an eco-friendly setup. You can visit this place while on a trip tp Bangalore.
Nrityagram does not have its own railway station, airport or bus station. It is not directly connected to any other town or city by any means of transport. The nearest airport and railway station a... (Read More)
Answer: Nrityagram is located at Hessaraghatta, Bengaluru.
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