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Shanghai Circus World

No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
+86 21 6652 5468
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US$ 23.90*
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Shanghai Circus World: ERA Intersection of Time Acrobatics Show
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US$ 187.40*
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good and entertaining show with live music, top artist with a versatile program at a very reasonable price.

Thank Godi J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Two hours of great entertainment--acrobatics, dancing and the most amazing motorcycle displa evah. We were in a lower row, but really any level has a great view.

Thank syncomm1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great acrobatics and overall audiovisual show, amazing performers, you could see the practise and hard work they put in to bring out an excellent presentation! Very entertaining evening for all! The motorcyclists in the globe and most of their performances were out of this world!

Thank RuKhan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was absolutely amazing! Even if you’re only in Shanghai for a short time, I would highly recommend making time to see this show. I had seen the positive reviews before going but it was well beyond my expectations. I wouldn’t compare it to the...More

Thank annievancity
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing. Words can not described how talented these guys are. It really really is a must see. The finally was unbelievable. There are no bad seat's. Great views for every one.

Thank Mand H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location is great, just 200 meters from metro Line 1 exit Shanghai Circus World. This is 2nd circus i bring the kids to watch, worth of money. Live, even the background music is live. New experience for my kids. I bought the ticket online from...More

Thank LeenSyam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible show of acrobatics. Looks great and incredible show of human competence. Highly recommended.

Thank orenfue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though it's advertised as great for kids", and it is kid friendly, it's not specifically for kids. Contortionist acrobats, balancing acts, tumbling and a finale of scooters in a giant metal ball. I got a cheap seat, 250 yuan, and could see very well....More

Thank JimmyLee44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only let down were the expectations from other reviews " some said its as good as vegas, they obviously have never a circus act there. A very good circus show with an excellent moter bike ball routine and a very good night out

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great show, comfortable seats with an excellent view from anywhere as the theatre is round. Amazing acrobats and good music.

Thank AninaBlueMountains
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Grace Y
7 December 2017|
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Response from LeenSyam | Reviewed this property |
Metro Line 1, Stop at Station Shanghai Circus World. Exit from the station, do not cross any road, it just at the back of the station. Walk for about 300meters
5 November 2017|
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Response from MapleLeafGirl123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, getting the tickets same day should be fine. The theatre was not full when we went on a Friday. As the place is small, any seats should be fine and will have a good view of everything. We bought our tickets online... More
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.