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    Shanghai Acrobatic Show

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 25, 2014

    the twelth and final act and the farewell

    Acrobatic is a 4,000 year old Chinese Passion and since the Ancient times, the Chinese were skilled in performing death defying acrobatics and being a Major International Center, Shanghai, like Beijing have acrobatic show theaters and the Largest is the Shanghai Center Theater (where we had our show) and the others are Shanghai Huxi Theater, Shanghai Circus World, Baiyulan Theater and the Cloud Peak Theater.

    Like the acrobatic theaters of Beijing, the prices of admission in the Shanghai Acrobatic Show depends on the area where you are sitting like when sitting in the center area will cost 300 RMB per person, sitting in front at 180 RMB Per Person, Sitting at the Sides at RMB 120 Per Person and sitting at the Back area will cost 240 RMB per person.

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    Shanghai Acrobatic Show (chair balance)

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 25, 2014

    the group who balances chairs, stacking them up high near the top of the lights section of the stage.

    this is the 11th act of the 12 acts of the Shanghai Acrobatic Show

    Acrobatic is a 4,000 year old Chinese Passion and since the Ancient times, the Chinese were skilled in performing death defying acrobatics and being a Major International Center, Shanghai, like Beijing have acrobatic show theaters and the Largest is the Shanghai Center Theater (where we had our show) and the others are Shanghai Huxi Theater, Shanghai Circus World, Baiyulan Theater and the Cloud Peak Theater.

    Like the acrobatic theaters of Beijing, the prices of admission in the Shanghai Acrobatic Show depends on the area where you are sitting like when sitting in the center area will cost 300 RMB per person, sitting in front at 180 RMB Per Person, Sitting at the Sides at RMB 120 Per Person and sitting at the Back area will cost 240 RMB per person.

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    Shanghai Acrobatic Show (group contortionist)

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 25, 2014

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    they have great muscle and body control

    The Tenth Act of the 12 acts of a Shanghai Acrobatic Show this time features the group contortionist who do many back breaking bending and contorting a a group. see my pictures.

    Acrobatic is a 4,000 year old Chinese Passion and since the Ancient times, the Chinese were skilled in performing death defying acrobatics and being a Major International Center, Shanghai, like Beijing have acrobatic show theaters and the Largest is the Shanghai Center Theater (where we had our show) and the others are Shanghai Huxi Theater, Shanghai Circus World, Baiyulan Theater and the Cloud Peak Theater.

    Like the acrobatic theaters of Beijing, the prices of admission in the Shanghai Acrobatic Show depends on the area where you are sitting like when sitting in the center area will cost 300 RMB per person, sitting in front at 180 RMB Per Person, Sitting at the Sides at RMB 120 Per Person and sitting at the Back area will cost 240 RMB per person.

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    Shanghai Acrobatic Show (balance performers)

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 25, 2014

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    great balancing act by a shanghai lady acrobat and other group of acrobats

    The Eight and Ninth Acts of the 12 acts of a Shanghai Acrobatic Show again features more balance performers that uses various materials like wine glass or plates stacked along their bodies while standing and even walking.

    Acrobatic is a 4,000 year old Chinese Passion and since the Ancient times, the Chinese were skilled in performing death defying acrobatics and being a Major International Center, Shanghai, like Beijing have acrobatic show theaters and the Largest is the Shanghai Center Theater (where we had our show) and the others are Shanghai Huxi Theater, Shanghai Circus World, Baiyulan Theater and the Cloud Peak Theater.

    Like the acrobatic theaters of Beijing, the prices of admission in the Shanghai Acrobatic Show depends on the area where you are sitting like when sitting in the center area will cost 300 RMB per person, sitting in front at 180 RMB Per Person, Sitting at the Sides at RMB 120 Per Person and sitting at the Back area will cost 240 RMB per person.

    the acrobat great
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    Shanghai Acrobatic Show (sky ballet)

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 25, 2014

    the ballet tanden that performs gravity defying stunts and is my favorite part of the show

    The Sixth and Seventh Acts of the 12 acts of a Shanghai Acrobatic Show begins when the sky ballet pair ties a piece of linen attached from the stage above and both pairs to some spectacular aero ballet and various sky high acts.

    Acrobatic is a 4,000 year old Chinese Passion and since the Ancient times, the Chinese were skilled in performing death defying acrobatics and being a Major International Center, Shanghai, like Beijing have acrobatic show theaters and the Largest is the Shanghai Center Theater (where we had our show) and the others are Shanghai Huxi Theater, Shanghai Circus World, Baiyulan Theater and the Cloud Peak Theater.

    Like the acrobatic theaters of Beijing, the prices of admission in the Shanghai Acrobatic Show depends on the area where you are sitting like when sitting in the center area will cost 300 RMB per person, sitting in front at 180 RMB Per Person, Sitting at the Sides at RMB 120 Per Person and sitting at the Back area will cost 240 RMB per person.

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    Shanghai Acrobatic Show (the contortionist)

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 25, 2014

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    an amazing contortionist with great sense of balace

    The Third to Fifth Acts of the 12 acts of a Shanghai Acrobatic Show begins when the performer maneuvers his or her doubled-over body into and out of a narrow hoop and a tight barrel then
    catching on his/her head several bowls at one time. Each successive flip is done with a greater number of bowls, and the bowls already caught are stacked high upon her head. As the stack of bowls on her head grows taller.

    Acrobatic is a 4,000 year old Chinese Passion and since the Ancient times, the Chinese were skilled in performing death defying acrobatics and being a Major International Center, Shanghai, like Beijing have acrobatic show theaters and the Largest is the Shanghai Center Theater (where we had our show) and the others are Shanghai Huxi Theater, Shanghai Circus World, Baiyulan Theater and the Cloud Peak Theater.

    Like the acrobatic theaters of Beijing, the prices of admission in the Shanghai Acrobatic Show depends on the area where you are sitting like when sitting in the center area will cost 300 RMB per person, sitting in front at 180 RMB Per Person, Sitting at the Sides at RMB 120 Per Person and sitting at the Back area will cost 240 RMB per person.

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    Shanghai Acrobatic Show (the yoyo performers)

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 25, 2014

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    The Second Act of the 12 acts of a Shanghai Acrobatic Show begins with the chinese yoyo style performers of the acrobatic show who do feast of equilibrium and synchronized juggling of rings and yo yos.

    Acrobatic is a 4,000 year old Chinese Passion and since the Ancient times, the Chinese were skilled in performing death defying acrobatics and being a Major International Center, Shanghai, like Beijing have acrobatic show theaters and the Largest is the Shanghai Center Theater (where we had our show) and the others are Shanghai Huxi Theater, Shanghai Circus World, Baiyulan Theater and the Cloud Peak Theater.

    Like the acrobatic theaters of Beijing, the prices of admission in the Shanghai Acrobatic Show depends on the area where you are sitting like when sitting in the center area will cost 300 RMB per person, sitting in front at 180 RMB Per Person, Sitting at the Sides at RMB 120 Per Person and sitting at the Back area will cost 240 RMB per person.

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    Shanghai Acrobatic Show (the ring performers)

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 25, 2014

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    the performers who do various stunts around rings of different shapes and sizes.

    The First Act of the 12 acts of a Shanghai Acrobatic Show begins with the Ring Performers, who do various circus acts that mimics western style acrobatics.

    Acrobatic is a 4,000 year old Chinese Passion and since the Ancient times, the Chinese were skilled in performing death defying acrobatics and being a Major International Center, Shanghai, like Beijing have acrobatic show theaters and the Largest is the Shanghai Center Theater (where we had our show) and the others are Shanghai Huxi Theater, Shanghai Circus World, Baiyulan Theater and the Cloud Peak Theater.

    Like the acrobatic theaters of Beijing, the prices of admission in the Shanghai Acrobatic Show depends on the area where you are sitting like when sitting in the center area will cost 300 RMB per person, sitting in front at 180 RMB Per Person, Sitting at the Sides at RMB 120 Per Person and sitting at the Back area will cost 240 RMB per person.

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    Shanghai Acrobatic Show (the amphitheater)

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 25, 2014

    the amphitheater of the shanghai acrobatic show.

    Acrobatic is a 4,000 year old Chinese Passion and since the Ancient times, the Chinese were skilled in performing death defying acrobatics and being a Major International Center, Shanghai, like Beijing have acrobatic show theaters and the Largest is the Shanghai Center Theater (where we had our show) and the others are Shanghai Huxi Theater, Shanghai Circus World, Baiyulan Theater and the Cloud Peak Theater.

    Like the acrobatic theaters of Beijing, the prices of admission in the Shanghai Acrobatic Show depends on the area where you are sitting like when sitting in the center area will cost 300 RMB per person, sitting in front at 180 RMB Per Person, Sitting at the Sides at RMB 120 Per Person and sitting at the Back area will cost 240 RMB per person.

    Unlike in Beijing where they do three shows in the afternoon to evening, the acrobatic shows in Shanghai are longer at 1 1/2 hour in performance and they only do one show a night from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm everyday.

    You can go to an acrobatic show on your own or via your friendly tour guide who would offer the acrobatic show as an extra in your day tour for an extra price (includes the ride to the show and back to your hotel).

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    Taipingqiao Park Beside Xin Tian Di

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 24, 2014

    gives a refreshing thought to the urban jungle in shanghai. The Taipingqiao Park is located just beside the famous Xin Tian Di Shopping Area and is a relatively new park, opened only in 2001. It has wide open spaces, concrete foot paths, various trees and a large man made lake in the center and there is also an underground Car Park beneath it that connects to Xin Tian Di. The park is about 44,000 square meters in area and lies just across the street from Xin Tian Di.

    Opens: 24/7

    admission is free

    the park pose beside xin tian di walking
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    Driving around Shanghai

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 23, 2014

    aboard our Tour Van.

    The best deal when booked on a private tour around Shanghai is that you have all the time you want to be in the particular attraction you like and then have less time to the attractions that you don't like that much and that you can always ask your tour guide and driver to let you go to other areas not included in the package for a nominal extra fee and a generous tip afterwards, hence private tour van service is the best if you don't have much time to go around and is willing to pay extra for the exclusive service.

    wow bridge old shanghai to bund hutongs
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    Nanpu Bridge

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 22, 2014

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    One of the Major Brdiges that connects Shanghai Downtown to the outlying Areas that crosses the Mightly Huangpu River and it is the Main Bridge of Shanghai going to the Pudong District.It starts at the Zhongshan Road (The Bund) South and ends at the and Lu Jiabing Road in Pudong District. It was finished in 1991 and is a cable-stayed bridge with two main towers and double cable planes and it is 8,346 meters in length and has two layers with four lanes going to each sides. There is a veiwing deck in both end accessible by elevator and admission fee is 5 RMB per person.

    Viewing Deck Hours: 8:30 to 5:30 pm everyday

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    Lupu Bridge

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 22, 2014

    Lupu Bridge is one of the major bridges that connects Shanghai to it's outlying areas via the might Huangpu River. you can have a tour of Lupu Bridge as it has a sightseeing platform connected to the ground via an elevator or via a 300 step stairs and there is an 80 RMB admission fee. It's claim to fame is it is the first steel arched bridge in the world and the bridge starts from Luban Road, Puxi in the north, crosses the Huangpu River and ends at Jiyang Road, Pudong in the south and it measures a total length of 8.7 kilometers

    Viewing Deck is open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm everyday

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    Huangpu River

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 21, 2014

    is a major tributary of the Mighty Yangtze River and is the main river system of Shanghai and made the City into the main Business and Commercial Center of Mainland China. formerly known as Huangxiepu or Chunshen River, the huangpu river starts at the Tai Lake, runs eastwards through the Dianshan Lake in Qingpu County and then flows to Minhang District in Shanghai. At the Baidu Bridge in the center of Shanghai City, it joins with the Wusong River and finally flows into the East China Sea. Huangpu River is famous for the various River Cruises that goes around the various attraction in Shanghai like the Bund and Pudong Skyline and Beyond. The River is about 114 kilometers (about 71 miles) long and 400 meters (0.25 miles) wide with an average depth of nine meters (30 feet).

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    Huangpu Underground Sightseeing Tunnel

    by machomikemd Updated Oct 21, 2014

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    the underground rail service between The Bund and Pudong District, underneatht the Huangpu River. The Undergbround Sightseeing tunnel has some shopping and souvenir stalls at both end where you can buy assorted stuffs and eat some food and also revel at the light shows thay do at the Tunnel and around the alleways inside. The Tunnel connects the Bund Area of Shanghai to the Pudong Area underground l in the Huangpu River. The Tunnel and the automated tram ride to and from Bund to Pudong was built in 2000 and since then is a nice way to go to Pudong from the Bund. the automated tram travels to and from and ends near the Oriental TV Tower in Pudong and is open from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm everyday. the automated tram is available every 10 minutes duration and the ride is about 3 1/2 minutes each side where you are entertained by an digitized voice and some dazzling lights at the tunnel.

    Price for a one way automated tram ticket is 45 RMB per person

    address: 300 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu, Huangpu district, Shanghai

    to the tunnel special effects inside ticket booth long way down
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