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Shanghai Circus World

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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

The Multimedia Theatrical Spectacular 'ERA Intersection of Time' has...

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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I must say the guys are well prepared and perform extraordinary stunts. some which i thought i could only see on tv. The one i loved the most was the motorbikes stunt. Good for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I must say the guys are well prepared and perform extraordinary stunts. some which i thought i could only see on tv. The one i loved the most was the motorbikes stunt. Good for the adrenaline rush. You can even go as a family for entertainment.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A group of us attended this wonderful show. There was an intermission half way through with just enough time to stretch. The performances varied and were spot on. It would be entertaining for adults and children alike. Our bus dropped us off in front and was there to pick us up after the show as well. They do sell the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you visit Shanghai this is a worthwhile your time. A wonderful experience linked with chinese culture and great acrobatics. The scene is set for each act with great detail and you can feel the passion those acrobats have for their individual acts and the pride they take in it. - choose VIP section as you will face the acts... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its amazing and it was a highlight of our trip to Shanghai. If you travel to Shanghai China, Shanghai Circus World acrobatics which is well worth a visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great circus which is well worth a visit in Shanghai. The cast are incredibly talented and there are no animals. The venue is a good size and all of the seats are really close, we felt like we were almost on the stage!

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The show remains a highlight for first time visitors, with jaw dropping stunts and plenty of "ooohs" and "aaaahs" and the occasional "no, no, no" before the act is pulled off. A definite must on your Shanghai bucket list and some stunts that i have yet to see repeated anywhere else in my travels. Having said that, this was my... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an inventive acrobatic show at its best. Performed to a very high gymnastic standard. A lot of stunts will have you on the edge of your seat. The finale with motorbikes in a cage is a great send off. We had the cheapest seats and the view was great. Being higher up you got to appreciate the height... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this place. It was a highlight of our trip to Shanghai. The acrobats are fearless!!! Each act was unique and the one at the end with the large ball was unlike anything I have ever seen.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent show, very impressive strength agility and flexibility. Has all the key ingreadiance of a circus acrobatics, mountain bike display and motor bike display. A couple of the acts are more like a variety proformance but they are still impressive. My husband has done a few big circuses in vagus and, although this circus is a little smaller, he was... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best show that I have ever seen. The strength and skill of the acrobats is unbelievable but added to this there is a level of theater that means that you are transported into another world for an hour and a half. If you are in Shanghai make sure that you get tickets.as this group do not seem... More 

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