Krone-Bau, München

In June 1962 the Circus Krone Building in Munich is demolished. It was the second building on this site, the Marsstrasse, and quickly erected after the original Krone building was destroyed during a WWII bombardment in December 1944. Architect Ludwig Galitz already aided the Circus … Continue readingKrone-Bau, München

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Hippodromen, Malmö

The circus legacy of the Hipp has sustained through time, despite the building also having functioned as entertainment venue, church and strip club over the years. Nowadays it is the main location of the Malmö City Theater. Since 1997, guest shows from the circus group … Continue readingHippodromen, Malmö

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Cirque des Variétés, Liège

Built in 1853 to serve as a merry-go-round, Cirque des Variétés has had various assignments throughout its history (a permanent circus of several thousand places, a riding school, a music hall hosting, among other things, a Buffalo Bill show, etc.). . Transformed in 1892 by … Continue readingCirque des Variétés, Liège

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Bazą Cyrkową, Julinek

After the Second World War , the National Directorate of Circuses was established, based in Łódź, the first traveling circuses were also created (from 1949 as part of the United Entertainment Enterprises ). In 1950, the circus base with training and technical facilities was established … Continue readingBazą Cyrkową, Julinek

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Zirkus Busch, Hamburg

In August 1889, the up-and-coming circus operator Paul Busch applies to the city of Altona, which did not yet belong to Hamburg, to build a “circus with stable buildings and a restoration/café-bar”. Permission is granted and the result is a dodecagonal gyro made of steel … Continue readingZirkus Busch, Hamburg

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