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“Nice night out with friends”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of ERA Acrobats

ERA Acrobats
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$49.00*
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ERA Acrobats Show in Shanghai with Transfer
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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nice night out with friends”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 1, 2014

The show is of the same sort as Cirque du Soleil, and is pretty well done. It's not as spectacular as say "O" or Mystere some of the other permanent Cirque installations, but much better than the traveling shows, and a really good value. I went with friends with children under 10 so we did buy tickets in advance, but it's still possible to just buy tickets at the event if it's just a couple of people. If you're spending a week or so in Shanghai, it's worth a visit.

Visited March 2014
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“Enjoyable evening!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

I came to see this show on the basis of the positive reviews on trip advisor.

This is located in the Puxi district about 10 km away from the Bund but we experienced a lot of traffic as it was peak evening hours and hence it took us almost 45 mins to get there.

The show is a series of acrobats performing astounding feats - mind blowing and body bending! Its set to some wonderful live music with a singer and a band - most of it like melodious Chinese Opera music and some jazz with some electric guitars. There are different segments to the show - hoop jumping, balancing a pot and a jar, some shadow play, some fire play, a beautiful love song sequence where the lovers are performing suspended a rope which was most part a mix of great dance and spry athleticism and a finale with motorcycles enclosed in a cage which was a fitting end to the show.

This attraction is also called Shanghai Circus World on trip advisor - (I don't know why its registered twice in 2 names !?!) but they are both ranked #2 and #3 each.

For all those who want to visit Cirque De Soleil - I dont know how this compares to that but it pretty much holds its own independently as a great production. You will enjoy this alone or if you're with kids then even better! Take time out for this one at the end of along day for good entertainment!

Visited March 2014
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Shanghai, China
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“Excellent Show!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2014

Great show! Many very skilled performers. I was amazed at what people can do. I loved the motorcycle part as well! I would recommend buying tickets online before, as they are quickly sold out. If you are in shanghai only for a few days this is a must see, as you can see a little bit of Chinese culture as well.

Visited November 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Below Expectations, Lots of Mistakes”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2014

Been to many parts of China and watched many acrobats shows and displays in different cities, I would say the acrobats display here is rather similar and average at best. Could see that many performers are still pretty new and some stunts are therefore not perfectly executed, with at least 4-6 mistakes seen that night. The best part of the show is the final motorbike stunt that is pretty impressive. But overall, many areas still need improvements and not really a must see in Shanghai IMO.

Visited March 2014
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“fantastic show, worth it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2014

The best show ever. I did watch acrobat show in Beijing,,ERA 80% more exciting . I buy the cheapest ticket 120 yuan (booking by online). Still having great view, for sure VIP seat is the best. Stunning with the life band presenting during the show, lighting, all the segments are fabulous. my first choice is motorcycle, 2nd is couple swing ( love is in the air).

Visited March 2014
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