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Address: NO. 2266 Gonghe Xin Road, Shanghai 200072, China
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: 021-66525468
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

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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when i saw the show i was amazed with the acrobats performance! Every stunt made you cringe in your chair thinking they would fail and die! Amazing!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

when i saw the show i was amazed with the acrobats performance! Every stunt made you cringe in your chair thinking they would fail and die! Amazing!!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The entertainment was nonstop with acrobats and dancers and motorcyclists. A good time was had by all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

worth a visit, easy to find, entertaining, good service from China highlights, hard to find a taxi home so arrange a pick up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressive selection of stunts without safety precautions necessary in Europe. Well organised and easy to see. We were in the middle priced seats which we reserved and paid for on arrival. I think if one reserves early, you will get best available seats in that price range and we were slightly off centre at the front. Had tried buying... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Shanghai Circus World is most favorite place of foreign visitors as well as local tourists in Shanghai. It is a huge permanent indoor circus complex with circular theater consisting of 1636 seats’ capacity, inaugurated in 2005. The building has a unique pine shaped golden dome. It is easily accessible through metro/subway line No.1, only six stations away from People’s Square... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its actually a great Light and Sound Acrobatic show to be precise. You may get some hitches before show starts but when it starts it wont allow you to move a bit even, Yes you will be glued to your seat. All so so neat and perfect ....worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This show was included in our trip so if a guide in an other city asks if you want to go to a show and you know you have time in Shanghai, go to Shanghai!! The acts were Cirque du Soleil worth. There were some small fails but that made the show even better. To be honest when the girls... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I can't say enough how much I loved this show. I was so impressed that I can't wait to go back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This not to be missed show is humor infused acrobatics and a great way to spend a few hours. The skill and trust in each other of the performers literally had my jaw dropped. It included juggling, balancing, see saws to catapult the performer onto the shoulders of a performer standing on the shoulders of a performer standing on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I went with my collegyes. Amazing acrobatic show. This is one of the best show I have seen in my life. It was truly amazing. It was a nice combination of acrobats, light & music. Chineas have mastered their arts. You can enjoy the show with beer & popcorn however it is slightly expensive. I will strongly recommend to see... More 

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