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Address: No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
Phone Number: 021-66525468
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Multimedia Theatrical Spectacular 'ERA Intersection of Time' has been...
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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This is the best circus ever. Modern circus I should say.. The show is short because you will enjoy everything.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

This is the best circus ever. Modern circus I should say.. The show is short because you will enjoy everything.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Astounding show and another must see! Try to get a seat close to the show and you will see a show of a lifetime.The ending with 8 motorcycles in the steel globe was mind blowing! Had seen two motorcycles in the so called globe of death when I was a kid and was fascinated then but seeing this made me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This magnificent acrobatic show is so entertaining that I have seen it on each of my last four trips to Shanghai, four years in a row. The great thing is that afterwards they sell a wonderful video of the show in its entirety that you can enjoy at home.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

we didn't actually have this on our itinerary, but our guide recommended it to us. The show is fast moving and simply amazing. We found ourselves on the edge of our seats, and on the odd occasion even hanging on to each other in excitement. The grand finale itself is worth every yuan we paid to see it

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

There is an acrobatic multimedia performance "ERA" - it's a MUST to see, when in Shanghai! Tickets start from 12 Euro!

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you have ever been to Chimelong or Macau, or watched any other circus shows in China, this one might not be a show that you are looking for. It's average - it has everything that you can expect from a circus show but you can definitely find more exciting ones in other parts of China. The performers were great... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Shanghai Circus World in Zhabei District is really good for family with kids on a rainy week end.

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Fair Oaks, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This was one of the most fun things we did in Shanghai. The performers were amazing - so strong and accurate and flexible. The graceful and acrobatic performance by the man and woman hanging from silk material was just beautiful and the finale with the motorcycles was just amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This Circus is truly one of a kind--the best I've ever seen--traveling the world for more than 70 years. If you come to Shanghai you shouldn't miss the Shanghai Circus--you won't be sorry to go.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The acrobatics were fantastic, as were the motorbikes in the cage. Metro line 1, exit three and you're there. Book online and your tickets are waiting for you. Easy, and an enjoyable evening.

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Address: No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200073, China
Phone Number: 021-66525468
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai

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