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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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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
+86 21 6652 5468
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Even our 1 year old baby was so excited whole 1,5 hours show that she stayed in my arms not wanting to run around. She was not even afraid of the lights and voices. Our 7 and 9 years sons were happy too to see...More

Thank Hanne0709
Reviewed 21 September 2016

It was one of the most horrifying sights, i ever had in my life! Of course mostly in a positive way. I kept screaming with every jump or action of every acrobat, right from the beginning, as they all were performing without safety belts, just...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I was certainly not disappointed in the show...lots of action, music and colour. Really fun for children of all ages. Probably because I have not been to a circus since my younger days of the Barnum and Baily my impression overall was that the earlier...More

Thank Butch312
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Phenomenal show, wish that there were other types of shows that I could've gone to see. The bicycling was probably the best part (not the motorbikes to be clear).

Thank GeneralShamu
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Fantastic show in Shanghai and easy to get by subway. Breathtaking show, with very talented people, very creative and nerve racking at times. Value for money entertainment wise, the best part of the show was the motor cycles, and the ladies riding their bikes, however...More

Thank d1am0nd5
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Wow. This was fantastic, not very expensive we purchased tickets via our guide. All seating is excellent with great view of the ring so you don't need the expensive seats. The wall of death at the end of the show is outstanding.

Thank robwM8090CX
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This one of several acrobat shows in Shanghai-----not the best, but certainly the glitziest, with the best seating, and by far the most expensive. The ladies on their bicycles open the show and are the best act. The male acrobat group is mediocre---surprisingly poor for...More

Thank jerry k
Reviewed 15 September 2016

First of all, the performances were amazing! I've gotten somewhat numb to people spinning plates on sticks, arial routines, people crowding into small containers, lots of women doing tricks on bicycles and leaping between them, motorcycles driving within a metal sphere, or a strong man...More

Thank waterviolite
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A Chinese acrobatics show was how it was marketed to me.... *seen that*, but take it from a cynic.. the show left me amazed at the sheer skill ( and seemingly lack of safety precautions) this show displayed. Easily accessible via metro if you're not...More

Thank Wheretogo2day
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Show is worth any cent you spend. All the performance is amazing and when you think you've seen it there comes yet something awesome...

Thank Luis M
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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.