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Big Moscow Circus on Vernadskogo

Prospekt Vernadskogo, 7, Moscow, Russia
(495) 930-67-57
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Ranked #177 of 1,542 Attractions in Moscow
Type: Performances
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Belmar, New Jersey
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68 reviews 68 reviews
36 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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173 reviews 173 reviews
73 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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
8 helpful votes 8 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Wife and I were on our honeymoon - yes, in Russia... last night in country we went to the circus and had a great time. Lots of acrobatics a number of animals and three pretty funny clowns. Basically a smaller version of a cirque du soleil show. But don't expect to see any bears ;) Also there is no photography... More

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Amherst, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The Moscow Circus was an addition to my trip. It was clean, organized and very entertaining. An elephant and a baby tiger were in the lobby. If you wished with some $$ you could have your picture taken with them. Souvenirs, popcorn, candy, etc. were available in the lobby. There was a huge coat room to accommodate jackets, coats, etc.... More

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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76 reviews 76 reviews
31 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

I almost talked myself out of going to the Moscow Circus. But it was the most unusual circus with the best performances I have ever seen. The variety of acts and the precision and talent of the performers was excellent. This is truly a must see when you visit Moscow.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

This is probably one of the finest I have ever seen! It changes every year. The change usually involves different animals that a trained to do unbelievable stunts.

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