Capital Circus of Budapest (Beketow) in Hungary


Capital Circus of Budapest (Beketow)
Local name Fővárosi Nagycirkusz
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Capital Circus of Budapest (Beketow), in Budapest, Hungary .


Comments / picturesThe Capital Circus of Budapest (Hungarian: Fővárosi Nagycirkusz) is a circus building located in Budapest, Hungary. It originally opened in 1889, although it has changed locations since then. Its current building opened in 1971 and is the only stone circus in Central Europe. It seats 1450 people,[1] and features animal, clown, and artistic performing acts. The building is in Városliget city park, near by are the Budapest Zoo, the Budapest Amusement park, Vajdahunyad Castle and the Széchenyi thermal bath.[2][3][4][5]

Since it is a stone circus, its operation is independent from weather, and therefore it is opened both in summer and winter. Recently Capital Circus also holds other events besides circus productions, like fashion shows, sport events, classical and pop concerts, folk dance performances as well as theatre and opera plays.

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Koehl, Dan (2021). Capital Circus of Budapest (Beketow), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3448. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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