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“Fun times but no bears.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Great Moscow State Circus on Vernadskogo

Great Moscow State Circus on Vernadskogo
Ranked #5 of 280 Concerts & Shows in Moscow
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Great Moscow State Circus is the largest circus in Europe.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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69 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Fun times but no bears.”
5 of 5 bubbles 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 allowed.

Visited October 2013
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Amherst, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Surprised!”
4 of 5 bubbles 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. The performers were outstanding! The seats were a bit hard but all in all it was an excellent evening of entertainment!

Visited September 2013
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Best Circus I Have Every Seen”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited September 2013
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Somis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited August 2013
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Brno, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Nothing but the cruelty to animals”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

Very short review: Do not go there if you want to see cruelty to animals. I know some performances are also fun for animals, but I think that it is not normal to whip the animal twenty times during one performance. And I have no words how to describe bear flying in some cage.

Visited April 2013
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