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Welcome to the Circus!

Great way to spend an evening in Minsk, I went with a friend and we both loved it-and we are 45... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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Good Culture Experiencing

I love circus 🎪 which is a good place for watching local people, families, kids (like I watched... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to spend an evening in Minsk, I went with a friend and we both loved it-and we are 45 years old! Best to book a ticket in advance via website Kvitki.by, I left it till a couple of days before and all that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

I love circus 🎪 which is a good place for watching local people, families, kids (like I watched NBA in the States), and experiencing the culture of a country. It's not just the performance/show in itself. I just walked in and purchased a ticket at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MissHK2009
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

I visited the circus in Minsk several times. In general, I always liked the show, but it might be too long for kids. There is always one interval, when a very long queue appears at the ladies' washroom. There is actually one thing that seems...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dziyanak
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The circus in Minsk is still very popular. Such monumental beautiful building! The show's are perfect prepared, the costumes are magnificent; and all this for an good (low) price.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Janna T
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Circus is a long lasting traditional in Belarus and the show didn't disappoint us. It was well performed, highly professional was presented on the stage. We enjoyed the colorful ice show.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tal R
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Visited Saturday night in April 2018 to see their ice show. Whilst the animals should not be used at all innyhis day and age, the rest of the show was great in parts (acrobats and jugglers etc) but so boring for at least half of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andy J
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We were in doubt what to expect as the children were too old for the circus in Denmark, but it is such a strong tradition in Belarus, that we wanted to experience it. This was the best experience visiting Belarus according to all of my...More

Date of experience: November 2017
4  Thank Mette Ehlers M
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

While I usually don't have a problem with animals in circuses, it was really sad to see how uncomfortable the bears looked riding the bulls. It seemed more of a stunt than it needed to be, and it was just sad. Also, most of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank memypassportandi
Reviewed 13 June 2017

During my stay I decided to visit the celebrated national circus in Minsk. Maybe I've chosen wrong performance, but it was the worst show I've ever seen. Just one groupe of artist was amazing. The rest of the performers were poor. I expected a huge...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank rottrek
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

During my visit in Minsk I also enjoyed some entertainment from the circus. The State circus has some nice shows , however it still includes animals cats & dogs but also wild ones such as bears!! Tickets: Beside that it is a nice show and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Vincent_D_BE
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