Top 5 Football Arenas in Germany


There are many beautiful sports arenas around the world. However, Germany has some of the biggest and most aesthetically pleasing arenas to date. Below is a list of arenas you absolutely must visit:

Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Seating Capacity: 75,024

The first stadium in the world with a full colour changing exterior. Allianz is the third largest arena in Germany and is mostly known for being the first stadium world wide that possesses a color changing exterior through its use of inflated ETFE plastic panels.

Location: Dortmund, Germany
Seating Capacity: 80,708 (25, 000 standing)

Signal Iduna Park was initially constructed to serve as the World cup venue in 1974. This is easily the largest football stadium in Germany, and is classified by UEFA as an “elite stadium”, permitting it to host the finals of major club competitions.

Location: Berlin,Germany
Seating capacity: 74,475 (seated only)

On the largest stadium in Germany for international football matches, category four stadium, and one of the world’s most prestigious venues for sporting and entertainment events. This multi-purpose arena has hosted concerts with performances that included music legends such as The Rolling Stones, Michael Jackson, U2, Tina Turner, Guns N’ Roses, ACDC, and many more.

Location: Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia,Germany
Total Seating capacity: League capacity 62,271 (standing and seated)/International capacity 54,740 (seated only)

The trademark of this arena includes a teflon-coated fiberglass canvas retractable roof, which covers the stadium completely. The roof has the ability to divide in two, granting access to an open or closed venue.

Location: Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Total seating capacity: 54,057 (16,145 standing)

The home of German Bundesliga club Borussia Mönchengladbach, this arena was designed in 2004 to meet the contemporary requirements its predecessor, Bökelberg stadium, unfortunately could not. Borussia Mönchengladbach offers a sports bar, fan shop, and VIP lounges to provide spectators with endless entertainment.

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Mark Kilham

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Safa living in Munich, Germany. Lover of life hacks, sport and a cold beer on a warm day