Have you ever witnessed the play of people dressed as tigers? If your answer is no, then that’s exactly why you should visit Kerala during Onam. Pulikali, translating to ‘play of the tigers’, is a recreational folk art where men get themselves painted like tigers and perform dances on the streets. There's no wonder why this is among the most unique and enthralling traditional celebrations. Pulikali takes place in Swaraj Round of the temple town of Thrissur. The entire region gets covered by colourful gatherings, floral decorations, folk dances, and cultural extravaganza.
The spectacular grandeur, glorious history, and culture of Pulikai are undoubtedly the top reasons why you should consider witnessing Kerala during Onam. No matter how many times you have visited this state, Pulikali brings in a charm that can’t be missed. Believe us, Pulikali during the Onam festival celebration in Kerala will leave you longing to come back every year!