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“Very good circus with animals”

Capital Circus of Budapest
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$86.36*
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Budapest Private City Tour and Christmas Markets
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed January 30, 2014

The circus really was worth the trip. Firstly, the price was very low for the quality of the show and the online booking system was easy to use (once you locate the website). We paid just £10 each for some of the best seats in the theatre. Do not worry if you cannot gain the best seats, all seats in front of the stage provide a good view and generous leg room. The acrobats were of a good quality and the show provided a strong variety of acts. It does include elephants and horses which may not suit everyone depending on your viewpoint with regard to animals. The elephant part is enjoyable and you can even go on an elephant during the interval and have a picture without charge!!! Then horse section we did not particularly enjoy as the horses appeared reluctant and at one point a lady stand on a horse with high heels on. Nevertheless, the clown was also quite entertaining and the show was a decent length. Overall we would definitely recommend despite the few frowning moments (which has to be expected at this type of circus).

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Reviewed January 21, 2014

I love circuses and this one did not disappoint. In a permanent building so warm and with very comfortable seats. Prices were very reasonable. The acts were to a high standard -excellent tumbling troupe, slack wire act and amusing clown. As we no longer have animals in the circus in England it felt strange to see elephants - but they seemed to be enjoying themselves and certainly the people who rode bareback on them during the interval all appeared thrilled by the opportunity. Less impressed by the horses - five seemed too many in the space and I have seen far better dressage in a riding school in the uk....Good value and in an interesting park too - nice to walk round outside and see the thermal lake.

Thank KarenKew
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Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

I didn't expect such a great show! The artists are really good and even the clown was funny.
We took the tickets for 3900 forints (these are the expensive ones) and had a really good view, all the acts were focused on us!

Thank poczek
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

This Circus is great fun for all. we were two adults and we enjoy it like all the children around us. we saw lions, elephants, acrobats. only the clown was not so...go and enjoy. cost 2500-5000 forint
($11- $22)

Thank Chaim B
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Reviewed December 17, 2013

The place was packed, with a wide variety of ages.
Perfectly so since the show is really for all ages, everybody seemed to enjoy the show - small children, grown ups, and even some elderly people.

I arrived with my son at the last minute so we took the last balcony seats available. They were very cheap and I expected a sub par experience.
I was surprised to see that we were seating right beside the live orchestra, with a great view of the stage. All the different acts were really greats, even the goofy comedy parts between the different performances.

During the intermission, kids and adults are invited to ride the elephants, what a frill !

Highly recommend it, with kids and without !

2  Thank Benamard
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