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Shanghai Circus World

No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200072, China
+86 21 6652 5468
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Shanghai Circus World: ERA Intersection of Time Acrobatics Show
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Shanghai ERA Acrobatics Show with VIP Seating and Private Transfer
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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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No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200072, China
No.2266 Gonghexin Road, Zhabei District, Shanghai 200072, China
+86 21 6652 5468
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Wow. This was fantastic, not very expensive we purchased tickets via our guide. All seating is excellent with great view of the ring so you don't need the expensive seats. The wall of death at the end of the show is outstanding.

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Reviewed 16 September 2016

This one of several acrobat shows in Shanghai-----not the best, but certainly the glitziest, with the best seating, and by far the most expensive. The ladies on their bicycles open the show and are the best act. The male acrobat group is mediocre---surprisingly poor for...More

Thank jerry k
Reviewed 15 September 2016

First of all, the performances were amazing! I've gotten somewhat numb to people spinning plates on sticks, arial routines, people crowding into small containers, lots of women doing tricks on bicycles and leaping between them, motorcycles driving within a metal sphere, or a strong man...More

Thank waterviolite
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A Chinese acrobatics show was how it was marketed to me.... *seen that*, but take it from a cynic.. the show left me amazed at the sheer skill ( and seemingly lack of safety precautions) this show displayed. Easily accessible via metro if you're not...More

Thank Wheretogo2day
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Show is worth any cent you spend. All the performance is amazing and when you think you've seen it there comes yet something awesome...

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We visited Shanghai Circus World with the whole family, including young kids. It was well worth the visit. The show was very professional and tremendously entertaining. The seating area was clean and comfy. The entrance was non-appealing and overly touristy, which is inevitable with an...More

Thank tinymoonbeams
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Show is really great! Every act is better than previous, every second of performance is amazing and insipring. You will absolutely enjoy.

Thank kosp88
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Wow, wow, wow what a show. This is a must see just fantastic performers and entertainers. We are still talking about this show

Thank robjens
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This show is absolutely incredible and is not to be missed if you have an evening in Shanghai! It is fun and exciting and you can tell that the performers are enjoying themselves too! The acrobatics were so incredible that we spent the rest of...More

1  Thank Siobhan W
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

How this is the number three attraction of all Shanghai is completely beyond me. The venue looks old and tired, and it feels like a complete tourist trap. There were only tour groups and a few families when we went. Bought the cheapest seats for...More

1  Thank Eliza D
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16 January 2018|
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Response from KAVITA J | Reviewed this property |
They are two shows at the same premises. The circus is mainly for kids. The era show is mainly acrobatics. the circus has certain animals and other performances.
Grace Y
19 December 2017|
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Response from RuKhan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have to redeem for paper tickets at the counter!
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7 December 2017|
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Response from LeenSyam | Reviewed this property |
Metro Line 1, Stop at Station Shanghai Circus World. Exit from the station, do not cross any road, it just at the back of the station. Walk for about 300meters