Nizhny Novgorod Stadium is a football stadium located in Nizhny Novgorod, which is the fifth largest city of Russia. The stadium has one of the best locations in the world as it is situated on the banks of Volga and Oka rivers. It is one of the stadiums to be used as a venue for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup
The Nizhny Novgorod stadium has undergone renovation recently and has its capacity increased to 44,900 spectators at a time. In 2017, it was declared that Nizhny Novgorod stadium shall be used as a multi purpose stadium after the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
After the conclusion of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, FC Olimpiets will use this stadium as their home ground.
The architecture of Nizhny Novgorod stadium is inspired by the countryside of Volga and is designed to be accessible to the entire city of Nizhny Novgorod.
How to Reach
One can reach the Nizhny Novgorod stadium using one of the following methods:
- The Strelka Metro station is the closest to the stadium and is easily accessible.
- The taxi will drop you to the Nizhny Novgorod stadium for about 150 Roubles.
- Buses 41, 52, 57, 66 and 69 will drop you to within walking distance to the stadium.
- The R159 main road is the closest to the stadium and will lead you through an easy route.
The Nizhny Novgorod stadium will host 6 matches in 2018 FIFA World Cup. Out of these, four will be group stage matches, one will be a pre quarter final match and one will be a final match. The matches scheduled to take place at the stadium are:
- Sweden vs South Korea on 18 June, 2018
- Argentina vs Croatia on 21 June, 2018
- England vs Panama on 24 June, 2018
- Switzerland vs Costa Rica on 27 June, 2018
- Group D Winner vs Group C Runner-up on 1 July, 2018
- Quarter Final between winners of Match 49 and Match 50