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Shanghai Circus World

No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200072, 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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  • Average5%
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No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200072, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Its a little pricier but we were off to the side, and its clear that the video projections that compliment the acrobatics are meant to be seen from the front. This only affects a performance or two out of all of them (maybe 8-10?) but...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

very entertaining. we bought the cheapest tickets but was not that bad since the stadium was not huge. dont be late and pack some snacks

Thank buffy l
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable talent, easy to reach on the metro, kind treatment of the animals, and very funny clowns! Bring cash to pay for entry and food/drinks.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was expected to enjoy a great moment but was really not the case ! I really do not advice to waste time there... so many other things to do in Shanghai !

Thank Christophe D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you’ve seen cirque du soleil (as I have, several times) you might not be wildly impressed, but it is very well done and the close up nature of the performance is great. And if you don’t like the clowns at cirque you’ll enjoy this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent show and athletic !!!! This amazing city has something for every enthusiastic traveler :) .

Thank Michelle G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I think for foreigners one of the thinks you must to see in Shanghai. Performance of acrobats,modern circus..awsome.

Thank Aneta U
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very Entertaining 5 stars. The young men and women were excellent gymnasts,contortionists and highly agile and athletic. The Maui Arts and Cultural Center is a lovely facility with good seating and ample parking. Would go again!

Thank Shar267
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very good show. Well presented. Older building and sweet popcorn but even the cheapest seats were very good!

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Amazing acrobats! Overall it was a very fun show and I'm glad I went. I ordered tickets online from their website, and collected them at the entrance without issues.

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Michelle C
17 February 2018|
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Response from buffy l | Reviewed this property |
no animals in the circus :)
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LORIAN65
17 January 2018|
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Response from SmileyChicago_IL | Reviewed this property |
From our concierge, they said ERA has more stunts, more elaborate feats. Happy Circus is geared towards children.
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Grace Y
19 December 2017|
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Response from RuKhan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have to redeem for paper tickets at the counter!
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