World Cup 2018 is approaching near, Let's get to know 12 most amazing World cup stadiums

May 3, 2018
First published on:May 3, 2018
by Jessica Gomez

The world cup of 2018 which is going to be held in Russia has altogether 12 beautiful stadiums prepared to host the Worldcup in Russia. As the tournament of 2018 will see total 65 matches hosted across 11 cities in 12 modern stadiums. Well, the Olympic Games encourages a great deal for the development in their host countries.

 

As Russia is hosting the FIFA World Cup in the summer of 2018. It has invested more than $1.9 billion for the new stadium as well as for refurbishing existing facilities for the world cup. So let’s get to know 12 most amazing World Cup Stadium just here.

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12. Kaliningrad Stadium

Kaliningrad Stadium is situated in Oktyabrsky Island, Kaliningrad, Russia. It is also known as the Arena Baltika and is one of the World Cup venues of 2018. The stadium had aimed for a capacity of 45,000 but these had to get scaled back with 35,000 seats.

CAPTION: Kaliningrad Stadium SOURCE: The Stadium Guide

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11. Spartak Stadium

The multipurpose stadium in Moscow, Spartak Stadium is usually known as the Otkritie Arena. It was conceived as a home for Spartak Moscow- Russian Leading Clubs as they never had a home to call their own despite the status- Russian Leading Club. The stadium has 45,360 seats.

CAPTION: Spartak Stadium SOURCE: The Stadium Guide

10. Volgograd Stadium

The stadium is also one of the venues for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a capacity of 45,568 seats. It is will be the new home of FC Rotor Volgograd after the tournament. It is built at the site of the former Central Stadium as it is located in the bank of the Volga river just north of central Volgograd.

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9. Mordovia Arena

One of the most interesting stadium built for 2018 World Cup, Mordovia has a capacity of 44,442 spectators. It is the new home of Mordovia Saransk and will host four group stage matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup: Peru, Colombia, Iran, and Panama.

CAPTION: Mordovia Arena SOURCE: Soka25east

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8. Samara Arena

Wel,l the Cosmos Arena is also called Samara Arena. It is also one of the venues for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with a total capacity 44,807 seats. It will hold four matches of the group of Costa Rica, Denmark, Uruguay, and Senegal.

CAPTION: Samara Arena SOURCE: Wikipedia

7. Rostov Arena

The stadium, Rostov Arena is set to host the four matches of the World Cup. It is said that the stadium was originally built for the 2018 World Cup with a capacity of 45000 spectators. The stadium is located on a picturesque spot in Rostov on the left side of River Don.

CAPTION: Rostov Arena SOURCE: Wikipedia

6. Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

The stadium built in one of the city’s most picturesque location, at the confluence of the Volga and Oka river, near the Alexander, Nizhny Novgorod will host four matches of Sweden, Argentina, England, Switzerland. The stadium’s color is shades of white and blue with the theme of wind and water. The stadium has a total capacity of 44,899 spectators.

CAPTION: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium SOURCE: FIFA.com

5. Kazan Arena

Kazan Arena is the stadium in Kazan which will host football matches of the 2018 World Cup of France, Iran, Poland, South Korea. It also has the largest screen outside the stadium with a total capacity of 45000 seats.

CAPTION: Kazan Arena SOURCE: SkyscraperCity

4. Ekaterinburg Arena

The multipurpose stadium in Yekaterinburg, Ekaterinburg Arena is also known as Central Stadium. The stadium has a capacity of more than 35,000. The stadium was built in 1954 and since then it has been refurbished on a number of occasions.

CAPTION: Ekaterinburg Arena SOURCE: FIFA.com

3. Fisht Stadium

An outdoor stadium in Sochi, Fisht Stadium is located in the Olympic Park in Imertin Valley in Sochi. The stadium was first built for the Winter’s Olympic in 2014 with the total capacity of 40,000. It will host 2018 FIFA World Cup: Portugal, Belgium, Germany, Australia.

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2. Saint Petersburg Stadium

Saint Petersburg Stadium also known as Krestovsky Stadium.  It is also a retractable roof stadium in the western portion of Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg, which serves as the home for FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. It will host the match of Morocco, Russia, Brazil, and Nigeria.

CAPTION: Saint Petersburg Stadium SOURCE: Shutterstock

1. Luzhniki Stadium

The national stadium of Russia, Luzhniki is ready to host seven 2018 FIFA World Cup including the opening and final matches. The stadium is located in Moscow.

CAPTION: Luzhniki Stadium SOURCE: FIFA.com

With the total capacity of the stadium is 81,000, it makes the stadium the largest football stadium in Russia. It was also one of the largest stadiums in Europe as the stadium was built between 1955 and 1956.






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