Acrobatics is a performing art, which includes many difficult physical capabilities like balancing, agility or motor coordination. Any performance involving the movement of the whole body is considered acrobatics.
Acrobatics evolved from the Western Han Dynasty in China. They were activities to celebrate harvests then. It further development in the prosperous Tang Dynasty when it was presented in court. With a history of more than 2,000 years, you will truly be touched when watching a Chinese acrobatic performance. Shanghai is the best place to enjoy Chinese acrobatic shows. They are held every night and last for approximately 2 hours. An acrobatic show should not be missed for tourists in Shanghai. You can enjoy acts like contortion, juggling, unicycle, chair stacking, and plate spinning, among others.
The most famous acrobatic places in Shanghai are Portman Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Era Entertainment Limited-Shanghai Circus World, and Yunfeng Theater.