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Shanghai Circus World

No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
+86 21 6652 5468
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Shanghai Circus World: ERA Intersection of Time Acrobatics Show
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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 yesterday via mobile

Chinese acrobates like you have never seen before. Incredibly nice and surprising, sometimes scary because of the dangerous but passionate acts. Take the metro line 2 from people Square. It takes 20 minutes. Stop at "Shanghai Circus" station. You can easily buy tickets just before...More

Thank Muriel Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing Acrobatics. From Juggling to High Wire (Ribbon) Acts Simply breathtaking motorcycle items combining expertise with danger

Thank christan153
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a permanent-location circus consisting of human feats and acrobatics (no animals). Very well done. If you enjoy Chinese acrobats and trampoline routines and caged motorcycles, and haven’t see too many of them already, you’re sure to like it. It's an impressive spectacle -...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Over the years i have seen lots of Chinese Acrobatic troupes visiting the US. However, that does not diminish the nice experience, hard work, and excellent feats that were on display here. Like suggested elsewhere, VIP seating is not needed; I got the mid range...More

Thank Thor54
Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids - ages 7 and 4 years old - enjoyed the show. The acrobatics are interesting, but not overwhelmingly breathtaking. You will be entertained, but you will not be wowed. It is enjoyable. There is a 10-minute intermission about one hour into the show....More

Thank TAP647
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the show not to miss during your Shanghai Visit. Really a good Acrobatic show to watch. Can take photo without flash.

Thank arupgargi67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shanghai Circus World has to be one of the best shows in the world. We were absolutely amazed by the spectacle from the beginning to the end. The performer’s talent and skills were on display the whole time. The entire performance left you on the...More

Thank brg68mga
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an extra on our tour and I am so glad we went. This was a highlight of our tour of China. These talented acrobats amazed us with their acts and abilities. It was breathtaking and impressive. This is a must see if you...More

Thank Cheryll M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this show. It was just as good or better than the cirque du soliel shows. The acrobatics is amazing. Must see if you are in shanghai. If your kids are with you, take them too. What a fun night for the entire...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This show is amazing - it lasts a good amount of time and all the acts and stunts are great. It's a highlight of the trip and highly recommended.

Thank 53deve
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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.
Dmitry N
10 May 2017|
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Response from Yvonneka187 | Reviewed this property |
it ws very easy to get the tix through my concierge but you have to pay cash. It is not a high tech operation till you get to the marvelous show and then it is fantastic
Daisy Belle T
27 March 2017|
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Response from Romario1257 | Reviewed this property |
If I will be you I will try to call them and get information. Unfortunately I have no idea if they will send it or not. Did the website asked some payment for shipping? If not maybe they will not sent them to you for free.