Bolshoi Saint Petersburg Circus on Fontanka River

Tsyrk na Fontanke

1877. At the time the Circus was opened, it was the only stationary stone circus in Russia. It was for the first time when constructing a big top was done without the inner supporting pillars. The circus can accommodate around 5 thousand people. In 1928 the first museum of the circus art was opened in the building. Now visitors can visit the excursion that will take you backstage.

Address: Fontanka River Emb., 3A (Naberezhnaya Reki Fontanki, 3A)
How to reach: Gostiny Dvor metro station
Coordinates: 59.938619, 30.341169