The 12 stadiums to host the World Cup 2018
How many seats will be the largest, where is the smallest of all, who is the $ 1.5 billion stadium and where will you meet in the gallery that floats between heaven and earth? Meet the stadiums in Russia.
Capacity: 81,000 seats
How much it cost: $ 400 million
What is the schedule: Russia – Saudi Arabia June 14, Germany – Mexico June 17, Portugal – Morocco June 20, Denmark – France June 26, 1/8 Final July 1, In July, and finished on July 15.
The stadium was renovated, expanded and upgraded to the tournament – a historical resume – it hosted major events such as the 1980 Olympics, the UEFA Cup Final 1990 and the 2008 Champions League final between Manchester United and Chelsea.
Autarkitia (Spartak Stadium)
Capacity: 45,360 seats
How much it cost: $ 430 million
What is the schedule: Argentina – Iceland on June 16, Poland – Senegal on June 19, Belgium – Tunisia on June 23, Brazil – Serbia on June 27, 1/8 final on July 3rd.
Get a section: The stadium serves as the home of Russia’s champion, Spartak Moscow, and has been upgraded for the tournament. The acoustics, which have already been excellent, are now deafening, the stands are close to the grass, and like the Allianz Arena, the stadium is surrounded by thousands of bulbs that change their color according to the colors of the game teams.
Capacity: 45,379 seats
How much it cost: $ 439.7 million
What is the schedule: France – Australia June 16, Iran – Spain June 20, Poland – Colombia June 24, South Korea – Germany June 27, 1/8 Final June 30, quarterfinals at 06 July.
Get a piece: After the visit to the stadium, you can say that you watched the world’s largest screen – at the entrance to the complex stands a huge screen covering 4,030 square meters and will be displayed flags of the countries playing.
Ekaterinburg Arena (Central Stadium)
Capacity: 35,696 seats
How much it cost: $ 215 million
What is the schedule: Egypt – Uruguay on June 15, France – Peru on June 21, Japan – Senegal on 24 June, Mexico – Sweden on June 27.
Get a section: In order to match the stadium to FIFA’s standard, a temporary pavilion will be built, starting from the stadium and hanging between sky and earth.
Olympic Stadium (Fishet Stadium)
Capacity: 47,659 seats
How much it cost: $ 519 million
Portugal – Spain on June 15, Belgium – Panama on June 18, Germany – Sweden on June 23, Australia – Peru on June 26, quarter finals on June 30, quarterfinal on July 7 .
Get a section: Although the stadium is part of Sochi, it is a two-hour train ride from the city center! At least the landscape does not disappoint – with his conscience north of Krasnaya Pollyanna and south of the Black Sea.
Capacity: 35,212 seats
How much it cost: $ 300 million
What is the schedule: Croatia – Nigeria on June 16, Serbia – Switzerland on June 22, Spain – Morocco on June 25, England – Belgium on 28 June.
Get a piece: Kaliningrad is generally outside Russia, in an enclave between Poland and Lithuania belonging to the Russians.
Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
Where: Nizhny Novgorod
Capacity: 44,899 seats
How much it cost: $ 290 million
What is the schedule: Sweden – South Korea on June 18, Argentina – Croatia on June 21, England – Panama on June 24, Switzerland – Costa Rica on June 27. 1/8 Final on July 1, July 6.
Just a few miles from the city center, the stadium is designed so that half of its front is made of transparent glass and overlooks the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Volga River View.
Where: Rostov on the Don
Capacity: 45,145 seats
How much it cost: $ 330 million
What is the schedule: Brazil – Switzerland on June 17, Uruguay – Saudi Arabia on June 20, South Korea – Mexico on June 23, Iceland – Croatia on June 26, 8th round final on July 2.
Get a section: Hot here! 28 degrees in June-July, compared with 18 degrees in Moscow.
Where: St. Petersburg
Capacity: 64,287 seats
How much it cost: $ 1.5 billion
What is the schedule: Morocco – Iran on June 15, Russia – Egypt on June 19, Brazil – Costa Rica on June 22, Nigeria – Argentina on June 26, 1/8 final on July 3, In July, and the game for third place on July 14.
The stadium, the cost of which was the most expensive building in the world, boasts an enormous spaceship and is equally impressive on the inside – quality is the key word – from the moshavim, through acoustics to pavilions located on the grass line.
Cosmos Arena (Samara Arena)
Capacity: 44,807 seats
How much it cost: $ 320 million
What is the schedule: Costa Rica – Serbia on June 17, Denmark – Australia on June 21, Uruguay – Russia on June 25, Senegal – Colombia on June 28, 1/8 final on July 2, July.
Get a section: The stadium has a huge glass dome that is 65 meters high and will turn bright at night – as a tribute to the contribution of the city’s historic space exploration center.
Capacity: 45,568 seats
How much it cost: $ 280 million
What is the schedule: Tunisia – England on June 18, Nigeria – Iceland on June 22, Saudi Arabia – Egypt on June 25, Japan – Poland on June 28.
The stadium in Volgograd, built on the ruins of the historic Central Stadium in 1958, is slated to be reduced to only 35,000 seats for the local team – Rotor Volgograd.
Capacity: 44,442 seats
How much it cost: $ 300 million
What is the schedule: Peru – Denmark on June 16, Colombia – Japan on June 19, Iran – Portugal on June 25, Panama – Tunisia on June 28.
Get a section: The stadium is still under construction, will contain about 44 thousand seats and at the end of the tournament will be dismantled and smaller capacity capacity of 28 thousand seats only – to serve as the home yard of Mordovia Sransk.
Which stadium should you visit?
- Otraktia (Spartak Stadium)
- Kazan Arena
- Ekaterinburg Arena (Central Stadium)
- Olympic Stadium (Pischet Stadium)
- Kaliningrad Stadium
- Nizhny Novgorod Stadium
- Rostov Arena
- Krestowski Stadium (St. Petersburg)
- Cosmos Arena (Samara)
- Volgograd Arena
- Mordovia Arena (Saransk)