As the world rushes to roll-out coronavirus vaccines, governments and health officials have had to get creative with their vaccination sites, converting public spaces into venues for jabs.

From cathedrals to nightclubs, few spaces have been spared - with schools, stadiums and even historic landmarks being used as vaccination sites to meet demand.

Many sites have been created by taking advantage of spaces which have been shut down by Covid-19 restrictions.

These include: New York City’s Citi Field stadium, Singapore’s Changi Airport Terminal, and Epsom Downs racecourse in England.

You can find some of the most surprising venues for vaccination sites around the world below:

Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Terezinha da Conceicao, Dulcinea da Silva Lopes

National Velodrome, Paris, France

Vaccination centre at the Velodrome of Saint Quentin en Yvelines

Wanda Metropolitano stadium, Madrid, Spain


Former nightclub Batchwood Hall, St Albans, UK

The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in St Albans

Citi Field, New York, US

A man arrives to receive the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine outside Citi Field, the home stadium of MLB's New York Mets in Queens, New York

GUM department store, Moscow, Russia

Six Flags Magic Mountain theme park, California, US


Mobile vaccination centre, Grosshartmannsdorf, Germany

Saxony Tests Mobile Vaccination Centers

Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, UK

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Marittima Station, Naples, Italy

People line up for vaccination in Naples

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