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Nikulin Moscow Circus on Tsvetnoi Bulvar

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Open Now: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Outstanding entertainment

To our surprise, $30 apiece got us fabulous tickets midway up the relatively intimate arena and... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Sandy S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Warm, Charming and Exciting!

This was a very different experience from an American circus. It was smaller (one ring) and more... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
13 Tsvetnoy blvd, Moscow 127051, Russia
+7 495 625-89-70
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a pretty good time overall, but honestly: the animal acts ruined everything. It was obvious that they are mistreated and scared of their 'masters'. Worst part: Lion drugged for selfies and mistreated by the woman handling him. Of course, we skipped this horrible...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank naessetetu
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We were so looking forward to a performance at the Nikulin. Unfortunately for us, they were 'on break' until October 2018. Pity.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnandDeborah
Reviewed 28 October 2018

To our surprise, $30 apiece got us fabulous tickets midway up the relatively intimate arena and directly across from the stage above the ring. This was a one-ring circus, and the performance included live musical numbers and plenty of slapstick that might have been called...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was a very different experience from an American circus. It was smaller (one ring) and more personal. A man walks into the ring from the audience, puts on clown make-up at a little table, jumps into baggy pants and big shoes right before our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The circus is absolutely worth the visit .. it's one of the things you can't miss in Moscow! The Show is funny, interesting and you would never get board. I was sitting in row number 6, the view was amazing from there. I got the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Marwa S
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We certainly recognize that for those persons who don't like animals in circus shows this would not be for them. However, for us...it was a great show (a bit long, and the seats a bit uncomfortable) and the animals didn't seem sad or mistreated to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 5StarDivaFamily
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Trapize artists were the best, did not like the life animals, all doing silly tricks for treats. Had to go as part as our tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Itchytwiggy
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic Russian artists and clown, everything will be great if they just stop using animals, specially wild animals. My daughter is ten and she couldn’t watch bears and tigers been forced to perform. Even though we love everything else, we would never come back until...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank taniakazakova
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My 6year old daughter and I absolutely enjoyed the show a couple of nights ago! So entertaining. Top class performers and animals were all super stars and they all looked very well looked after. I wasn't keen on the big cats performance, they looked as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank yulia0
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This circus is using wild animals that should not be used as entertainment. These animals are being trained using punishments like (hot plates to get them to stand on two paws). Shame on anyone encouraging these circuses in 2018. Get with the times Moscow. Stop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Marcus L
6 June 2018|
Response from Wesley C | Reviewed this property |
I think it was about 3 hours long. You should check their website to be sure.