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Tight seating, but the cirque d'hiver is wonderful

We have been here now for the second time. The circus is beautiful, all the details and the view... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Petra C
Zofingen, Switzerland
Afternoon of fun

What an amazing experience. Our first time seeing a circus and it did not disappoint. We got the... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
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A small cast of magicians, clowns, trapeze artists and acrobats delight children with their imaginative acts in this 150-year-old amphitheater built during the reign of Napolean III.
110 rue Amelot, 75011 Paris, France
Bastille / Oberkampf
+33 1 47 00 28 81
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been here now for the second time. The circus is beautiful, all the details and the view itself is just wonderful. But the program was as the time before, spectacular. We love to go. If we would live closer by, we would go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really excited to be going to his circus and were sure that our 3 year old would enjoy it. However , even though my wife and I enjoyed it, our so was not really interested in the acts . I noticed other young...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Poor. An expensive circus producing mostly terrible acts. The trapeze acts were good, yet the comedy was dry and would only be enjoyed by the youngest of viewers. The horses were dier and I didn’t come to this circus to watch a bird failing to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 5 March 2018

What an amazing experience. Our first time seeing a circus and it did not disappoint. We got the cheap seats on the back row which were only 10Euros each. The legroom and space to stand (and even dance) and the view was amazing! The variety...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank hassanadam14
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

The setting is beautiful, the decor is traditional ...it is the perfect way to have a break and end up in a different world so don’ twait to buy your tickets! At the beginning of the game, lions and Tigers open the show and captivate...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Frenchinvancouver
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

What a fun thing to do with the whole family. It’s been a long time since we went to a circus and what a lovely time we had. Something for everyone. Old favourites (lions and tigers and horses) and new innovative acrobatic acts!! Old quaint...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Genevieve D
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

I love the circus! This one did not disappoint although if I could ask for one more thing it would be more aerial acts and to sell chocolate at the food stall. With everything you could want... live orchestra, lions, clown, jugglers, Diablo, dancers... A...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Ozgals2010
Reviewed 6 September 2017

When I lived in Paris my french friend was friends with the Moulin Rouge ladies and she was able to get us tickets to Cirque d'Hiver....It was amazing. The people are so talented. The whole program is in French!!! Please do not miss this show....You...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Bothnerfamily
Reviewed 21 May 2017

One of the best and the oldest circus in Europe! Be sure you book the right location when reserving via the website as some shows are really far away from the Paris city. The circus owns its own building and is perhaps the only one...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank Pulara
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Fun and happy. This is a show that adults will like as much as kids. My husband and I did. There are skilled musicians that bring the big top to life with a trained elephant family ponys and beautiful dancers that can and do a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank ialine
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at night this area really comes to life. Students and
young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille
and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock
to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait
for coveted tickets during the day. Towards
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