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National Circus of Ukraine in Kiev

Peremohy prosp. 2, Kiev 01135, Ukraine
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AWESOME! They take Circus seriously!

Definitely check out the circus because they put one one amazing show! Tickets are pretty cheap and... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2016
Chicago, Illinois
My circus trip

The circus really blew me away and it was amazing the monkeys talented the lions well handled by... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
Robert B
via mobile
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Kiev Circus was opened in 1961. In 1868, the Frenchman Auguste Bergognie bought land in downtown Kiev land and asked the town council for permission to build a stone building to house a circus. The opening of Circus Bergognie took place in 1875. The modern building of the National Circus of Ukraine with 2100 seats, was opened in 1960. In 1998, the Kiev circus received the status of the National Circus of Ukraine. The building which the circus houses is the largest domed building in Kiev city.
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21 Jul 2016
“AWESOME! They take Circus seriously!”
13 Feb 2016
“My circus trip ”
Peremohy prosp. 2, Kiev 01135, Ukraine
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

Definitely check out the circus because they put one one amazing show! Tickets are pretty cheap and can be purchased at the ticket booth in the front of the building - getting here is tricky transit wise, but it would be best to take the...More

1  Thank Jsleos
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

The circus really blew me away and it was amazing the monkeys talented the lions well handled by Ukrainian gymnastics are where this circus excels at they are amazing

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Lots of variety. Acrobats, trapeze artists, motor cross riders doing stunt leaps, camels, horses, dogs, cats, clowns. Great for kids and adults alike. For $7 per ticket there is no better value in Kyiv except for the Metro that costs 16 cents per ticket. All...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 25 March 2015

It was a cold sunday afternoon, we visited this circus. When you enter the old building, you know immediatly there will be a lot of animals, this smell. Prices are high for locals, from 50 up to 200 UAH. We took seats from 120 UAH...More

Thank Johan V
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

Prolly due to the crisis but the show was very bland. The circus is cute and has local color. But it smells bad and all shows had dull choreography

Thank Corrado_foodpasha
Reviewed 4 November 2013

Good performance, with afordable price, but I excpected a litlle bit more from national circus. Performance is for 2,5 hours.I excpected more performances with wild animals.Recomendation.

2  Thank travelerson
Reviewed 9 August 2013

I had always heard about the famous Kiev Circus and its training school for various acts and clowns. I took my nephew, wife and in-laws to the circus and it was most intriguing. The circus building is a round concrete structure local near a heavy...More

Thank kolasa03148
Reviewed 11 July 2013

You can feel that the glory days of Kiev circus have passed by, but the kids loved it anyway. Some performance could be shorter or maybe need to be changed to make it more excited . The one with Lions need to be updated. However...More

Thank Homy54321
Reviewed 14 May 2013

If you have time to spare in Kyiv, visit the Circus there, i went there to see Russian national performers, a show on ice - it is not something you see in the western part of europe. Make sure to buy tickets in the small...More

2  Thank Lyngsdal
Reviewed 8 April 2013

A great afternoon out - starting at 1700 and finishing 3 hours later at 20.00. My toddler was a bit too restless and dare I say a bit too young at 2 years old to truly enjoy it - but Mum and Dad did. At...More

3  Thank Glyn T
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