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Shanghai Circus World

No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
+86 21 6652 5468
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USD 23.90*
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Shanghai Circus World: ERA Intersection of Time Acrobatics Show
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USD 180.06*
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Shanghai ERA Acrobatics Show with VIP Seating and Private Transfer
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The Multimedia Theatrical Spectacular 'ERA Intersection of Time' has been performed since its debut at Shanghai Circus World in September 2005. It is unique and comparable to the tradition of the Broadway Musical.It is in fact a stunning acrobatic show combining traditional Chinese arts and modern technologies. The performers present Chinese acrobatics, martial arts and dance perfectly in harmony with the music, sound, lighting, and other special effects, which include a water screen.While you marvel at the highly proficient skills of the performers, the story of China's evolution from its ancient past to the future is told. Hence, the title 'Intersection of Time', as the viewpoint of the audience is set in the present between the past and the future.The performance provides a wonderful insight into China's ancient culture and civilization, with sections about Sinan, an ancient Chinese invention for telling directions, soothsaying and conjuring. There is a fantastic section showing an acrobatic program which has elements performed since the far off days of the Han Dynasty (206BC–220AD). With porcelain jars and vats as their stage properties the performers give an overview of Chinese porcelain culture and greater understand of the country's name of 'China'.Modern achievements that are also showcased include Shanghai Donghai Cross-Sea Bridge, Maglev Train, and Shenzhou 5, China's first manned space mission. From these, you can see the amazing development and bright future of Shanghai and the whole country.The 100-minute performance shows not only artistic skills, but also creativity. Aided by multimedia including vision, original live music, sound effects, smell effect, air conditioning and lighting,
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
+86 21 6652 5468
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Shanghai Circus is quite famous and that for a very good reason! The show was truly exceptional and if you got the time and the money go see it.

Thank Kathryn_guvera
Reviewed 2 days ago

Be amazed as you watch incredible artists engage in death-defying feats that will cause you to gasp in fear and wonderment.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of variety. Terrific skills and talent. We throughly enjoyed the precision of the moves. Seating is great I don't think there's much benefit of paying for a front seat.

Thank JDestiny
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a nice acrobatic circus but not spectacular. Most of the acts I have seen before but were well done. Theater is not that big so cheaper seats still have a good view.

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

How can one not be seduced to visit a circus when making a tour of China? For decades we have see the performances of Chinese acrobats on TV or touring Europe. So we decided to spend one of our nights in Shanghai at circus world....More

Thank beograd72
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a classic. Spectacular acrobatics, very entertaining. Relatively small venue so even the cheapest tickets have good view, so dont overpay. Best reached by Metro.

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a good show !! Very agile and competent acrobats, and the motor cycle display Team was terrific- 8 in a Wall of Death exhibition to end the show

Thank Gordon L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning show - unbelievable dangerous stunts - never seen anything like it. They say "miss it and you miss Shanghai" - very true.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were no Circus animals or clowns. The show didn't have a WOW moment for me like Cirque du Soleil. The costumes were underwhelming. I guess I was drawn to this show because of all the great comments on this site. I was really looking...More

Thank MapleLeafGirl123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We bought our tickets at the hotel but still had to exchange the hotel chits for the actual tickets at the box office on arrival. Will need to get there early because of the long queues. There's no need to get the expensive tickets. The...More

Thank Dan F
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9 August 2017|
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Response from Cheryll M | Reviewed this property |
I would check and purchase ticket before leaving as it is very popular. I would also highly recommend the show for everyone young or old.
4 July 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
The show lasts for about 1.5 hours , it has a 10 min interval in middle.
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10 May 2017|
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Response from ErnstBreuer | Reviewed this property |
I phoned them and paid by cash ehen collecting tickets on the day of the show.
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