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Nikulin Moscow Circus on Tsvetnoi Bulvar

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Address: 13 Tsvetnoy blvd, Moscow 127051, Russia
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+7 495 625-89-70
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11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Known for its excellent shows and great costumes, this small circus, with...

Known for its excellent shows and great costumes, this small circus, with clowns, acrobats and jugglers, is a popular draw for children.

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Beyond expectations!

Love it! Located just off central Moscow in a great old building. I had never heard to the circus being famous. Was beyond anything I expected. Small theatre so all seats are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A May M
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Grande Prairie, Canada
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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575 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nikulin Moscow Circus on Tsvetnoi Bulvar is one of two circuses in the city.Their program changes twice a year. Excellent acrobatics. Mercifully the only animals they use are seals. Tickets Rbl 400 upwards.

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Love it! Located just off central Moscow in a great old building. I had never heard to the circus being famous. Was beyond anything I expected. Small theatre so all seats are good. Acts were fabulous. The closing act is spectacular. Costumes are wonderful. There are animals in the show. We had it explained that this is a Russian tradition... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic show! I'm now wondering why I haven't been to the circus for so many years. It is no longer entertainment just for kinds. I should say that more than half of the audience were actually adults without children. Great show. Highly recommend!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a good night of fun - and no need to pay for the best seats in the house - we had the 2nd cheapest and a fantastic view. I think some of cheapest seats might have problems with columns, but everything else was a good view. Go early and check out the venue. It is so well designed... More 

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Thank Meg T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it is hard to get tickets, it is so worth it to watch...I do recommend you to go to Gum Square or the Nikulin Circus ticket office itself to get the tickets by yourself on the spot or buy for next day ticket, save you the trouble to seek help from your hotel unless your hotel conceige has lovely... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always knew that Moscow's circus is one of best in the world so visiting Moscow I had to visit the circus. Performance was great, such a shame you can't take photos. I was glad that we bought tickets before as it was fully packed.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The circus show was good - some of the shows were fun but the magic ones were quite lousy, it was quite obvious. Nevertheless the rest fairly entertaining. Unfortunately, we could understand nothing at all as they all spoke in Russian. What was shocking is the staffs who manages this place. They do not speak English but that wasn't the... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We have a tradition already to visit Nikulin Circus every season. it is always perfect. No doubt the best and professional circus in Russia

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We visited with our daughter, son-in-law and 2 grandsons and we were all amazed at the excellence of the show. All the announcements were in Russian - so we don't know who the acts were - but they were all outstanding. The clown was brilliant and so were the acrobats and aerial acts, but the animal acts were by far... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is the old Moscow circus and it specializes in high wire balancing and animal acts. Children love it and it was packed when we went there. We are ancient but loved every minute of iy too.

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