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Rigas Cirks (Circo di Riga)

Merkela iela, 4, Riga 1050, Latvia
+371 67213479
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Ranked #57 of 89 Attractions in Riga
Type: Other, Performances
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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Riga, Latvia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Riga Circus is the oldest fixed-site circus in Europe, I believe. It is in the very city center, and it changes its program twice a year or so. The last time I was there with my nephew/godson, there were illusionists from America of the "show an empty cage, put a scarf in the empty cage, put a cloth over... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Keep in mind it's a historic building and a historic show, and you won't be disappointed. It's not Cirque de Soleil, or Moira Orfei, but a peek into shows that were held hundred or so years ago when it was opened (well, minus the act on motorbikes). In my opinion, the young ones will enjoy it the most, but I'm... More

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Riga, Latvia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Nice and highly professional performances. Small arena, small lobby, small cloakroom, lack of fresh air. It is a very historical building and you have to keep it in mind. Then it will give you some nice experience.

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Riga, Latvia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
53 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

If you like circus, go there, you won't be disappointed. The stuff they show is pretty much the same in other circuses, but still, it's cool, its awesome, it's fun.

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Turin, Italy
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

I wanted to go there very very much, but when I arrived in front of it, I found it looks like a prison. The show is mainly about animals such as dogs and bears, so I quickly lost interest in it.

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Manchester, England
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

After walking past the Circus building in city centre Riga we decided to go get a ticket. The nice old lady spoke no word of English, only Russian! But she was clearly used to this and just wrote down the dates for the next circus showings and the ticket prices. We got 2 tickets, It came to about 8-12 laht... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

I always take my Son to this circus when I am in town - but really enjoy it too - you are really close to the action and depending on the programme you can get up and close to all the action - I would say this is a must visit.

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