11/10/2010 11:34 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

14 Famous Circuses Around The World (PHOTOS)

A circus is a fascinating place, for child and adult alike.

Whether you're a fan of contemporary circus (nouveau cirque) like Cirque du Soleil and Circus Oz, or whether you've grown up frequenting traditional circuses like the Big Apple, which still use animals in their performances, we're sure you'll enjoy this set of 14 amazing and famous circuses from around the world!