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Address: No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The Multimedia Theatrical Spectacular 'ERA Intersection of Time' has been...

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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Had a fantastic time, 2 hours of full on entertainment. Well worth the money and highly recommend. Views from most seats were good.

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Had a fantastic time, 2 hours of full on entertainment. Well worth the money and highly recommend. Views from most seats were good.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was the best circus i ever see, much better then circue soleil which I had see just two weeks ago. I must suggest to everybody visiting sanghai.

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Easy to get to on the Metro, about 5 stops north of People's Square on line 1. A really breath taking couple of hours watching these acrobats do their stuff. We had a fab evening there on our first night in Shanghai

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The performers were very good. They performed some very unique things that I have never seen before.

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We got invited by our chinese teacher to see this show. The acrobacias are incredible beautiful and really a spetacular show, a must visit in Shanghai!

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From beginning to end it is a brilliant spectacle. Really was edge of the seat stuff and the finale was unbelievable! Excellent value for money too. No matter where you sit you can see the entire stage. Seating is uncomfortable however and there is no air con so it gets hot, don't wear layers!

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The standard of this acrobatic circus is as good as any others we have seen. Unfortunate it did not have any acts I have not seen before elsewhere. But the performers are really talented and skilful. International standards.

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We pre-booked tickets online & found the process trouble-free. We caught the Subway there easily. Doors open 30mins prior. We grabbed dinner at a set of 6 Chinese restaurants across the road, to the left of the theatre. Whilst all seats have a good view, the performance was skewed towards the front & centre. Outstanding performance, & good value for... More 

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This has been my best experience in a circus. I have been to circus the soleil in vegas and it was awesome but these circus is another thing. I was very impressed with the motorcycles show as well as the bicycle show. Is a must see if you are in shanghai.

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the mix of acrobatics , music and showmanship. these young people are truly amazing .... consider this a Chinese version of Cirque de Solei ..... A must see !

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