Traditional Kolam Class in Pondicherry

Cultural & Theme Tours in Puducherry (Pondicherry)

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Kolam is a traditional art originated in South India. It is a tradition for women to practice it every morning by putting ephemeral patterns on the front door. It is a way to meditate and also to invite Goddess and prosperity to their home. In this 1.5-hour class, you will not only learn how to make kolam, but also get some insight about Indian culture. Both children over 6 years old and adults are welcome to experience this unique culture of India!
This unique Kolam class takes place at Sita Cultural Center in Pondicherry starting at 10:00 am for morning class or 3:00 pm for afternoon class. During the 1.5-hour class, your friendly and professional instructor will explain how to use the rice powder and color powder to make a nice kolam. Kolam realization is a special moment for every Indian woman especially in South India. You are welcome to send us your own designs after you are back home.

What’s included

  • Professional instructor
  • All required materials for the class
  • Entry/Admission - Sita Cultural Center

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Small-group tour
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Led by a local guide
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide