In 1877, the opening of the Circus - Russia's first stone building, built with the circus specifics. As spectacular company Saint-Petersburg circus takes its place among a large number of entertainment businesses. He has always been and remains an active creative organism. In Soviet times, the Leningrad circus was considered very prestigious artists in the working area. Leningradites could see in their own arena of Soviet stars of the day. In the late 50's and 60's were invited to the Leningrad circus and foreign artists. The tradition of staging pantomimes and Christmas shows for children maintained and supported by all the directors. And today you can see the best Russian artists glorifying domestic circus in the world.