The film is dedicated to the city of St. Petersburg. The coast of the Gulf of Finland. Various moments of the work of the Sharmanka kinematic theater: musical mechanical figures are moving. The streets of the town. A street artist paints a portrait of a girl. Passers-by on the streets of the city. Nevsky Prospect. Peter-Pavel's Fortress. View of the Blacksmith Market. Palace Square. Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Public figure NA Tolstoy talks about the city (synchronously); talking with his family members in a room at home (synchronously). View of the Neva River. Admiralty.