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Big Moscow Circus on Vernadskogo

Address: Prospekt Vernadskogo, 7, Moscow, Russia
Phone Number: (495) 930-67-57
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Ranked #57 of 315 Activities in Moscow
Type: Performances
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Hong Kong
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122 reviews 122 reviews
72 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We were lucky that on the night we were arranged by our Tourist Agency to see the famous Moscow circus, an international competition on circus acts was on and we were able to see many superb circus performances including acrobatic, trapeze, animal show etc performed by competitors from many countries. We were particularly impressed with the Polar bears and Camels... More

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Amazing Show! We all sat with our eyes glued on the performance for 2.5 hours. No animals in the acts, only acrobats, stuntmen, jugglers and aliens. Costumes were well conceived and at times made you wonder who or what was inside them. This combined with dramatic lighting and music made it a fantastic show. Highly recommend it.

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I am originally from Russia but currently reside in Canada. This is my favourite circus ever! My parents used to take me there since I was 4 years old. Even as a grown up when I visit relatives almost every year I follow the tradition and visit the circus. It is so much fun and they always have great shows!... More

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Shenyang, China
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Traditional circuses, in other words those using trained animals, are out of fashion these days in most parts of the developed world due to concerns over the well-being of the animal performers. It was with some reluctance that I agreed to accompany some eager Chinese business partners to see this show. The animals appeared healthy to the untrained eye, and... More

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Belmar, New Jersey
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Growing up in the U.S., it is almost impossible to not to have a CIRCUS EXPERIENCE. wELL, THAT IS WHAT HAPPENED. My translator treated us to the Moscow Circus and now I am spoiled. The Tiger and Bears ( Oh My!) were incredible.

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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I went to this circus as part of a top deck group.Our guide warned us beforehand that we were the first group to go to this circus as part of the tour and warned us that she had heard that the animals may have well been mistreated. Upon entering the arena it was evident that some of the animals weren't... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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180 reviews 180 reviews
75 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We went as part of a tour and after a long day were taken to the circus It was amazing. Loved the seals but not to keen on the big cats but appreciate the effort in training them. All animals appeared very healthy and well looked after The clown was the star of the show and acrobats and illusion very... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The show is beautiful and completely worth the price you pay. The only thing I didn't like was the part with the animals. It's unnecessary and you see the artists that control the seals and big cats to hit to be able to control them! If they hit (it's not hard, but they still do it) in front of the... More

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Moscow, Russia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

A grand setting and a plethora of activities keep you spell bound on a magical sojourn called the Russian Bolshoi Circus..! The circus staff remains the same...the performing companies come and go..the shows also change...so its better to be a bit informed prior going to see something. The show stretches to around 2 n half hours....with a 20 min break... More

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We visit Big Moscow Circus every year and it's always fun for the whole family. The show programs are always impressive. The circus is located near one of the Moscow's attractions - the State Univercity, so you can plan to veiw both locations.

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