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Circus without animals

Acrobats, clowns, jugglers, tight rope acts and trapeze artists all feature at this circus. The... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Katesgrove
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Reading, United Kingdom
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One of the highlights

Good old fashioned circus ! I haven't been to one like this for at least 30 years and I thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
James H
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Noosa Heads
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Pyongyang, North Korea
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Acrobats, clowns, jugglers, tight rope acts and trapeze artists all feature at this circus. The audience was amused and held in suspense by the daring participants. A wonderful 75 minutes of entertainment.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Good old fashioned circus ! I haven't been to one like this for at least 30 years and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was very real - they didn't always make the move and failed but that added to the excitement. I started to take...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

On our last day we asked our lovely tour guides if we could see the acrobatics /trapeze display. It was all arranged and we paid 20 Euro per person for one of the spectacular displays I have ever seen. The performers were amazing and the...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

The circus performances are not that special, if compared to any other circus of this kind (Chinese, for example). What stands out here is the background: a flat screen tv with constant pictures and videos of rocket launching, missiles, war planes, etc. Somehting you won´t...More

Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Continuing on the government approved tourist agenda, I visited the state circus in Pyongyang on my first full day in the country after the expected Mass Dance was cancelled for Liberation Day. My guides obviously took care of purchasing the ticket and making sure I...More

1  Thank midway42
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

The circus was amazing. On the day I went the show was very centred around the acrobatic acts, which certainly were exciting. Tickets cost 200Rmb and the show starts early, at 16:00 for those wanting to add it to their itineraries. Seating was alright and...More

Thank Lee P
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Attended the circus, as circuses go, still very entertaining, trapeze, clowns, comedians, all sorts of balancing acts, for about an hour and a half,, glad we did go, now ticked off the list, all sorts of typical acts, we unfortunately did see bears performing, really...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

My tour group wanted to watch this acrobatics performance... so we each paid 200 RMB to watch it. The gymnasts were amazing in carrying out their arobatics ... somersaulting in mid-air etc... a real spectacle !

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Reviewed 22 April 2017

While there may or may not be animals depending on when you go (which may or may not be a deterrent), the rest of the acts are very high-caliber. Their flying trapeze act is world renown, as they regularly pull off a quadruple back-tuck (though...More

1  Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We asked were there any animals our guide told us there may be a dog doing counting. To our horror there was a pair of dancing black bears. Don't go

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