Population – 12,330,000. Founded in 1147. The official capital and the biggest megapolis of Russia. Chaotic mixture of old merchant districts with Soviet era grand buildings, sleeping areas and modern skyscrapers, eastern bazaars and ‘high street’ markets – all these are harmonized here as nowhere else. Staying on the seven hills on the banks of the Moskva river, called “the Third Rome”, Moscow is the main business and government, social and cultural centre of Russia. What you know: The Kremlin and its Armory, St. Basil’s Cathedral and Moscow monasteries, Red Square, Ivan the Terrible, Lenin, Stalin, KGB, Luzhniki stadium, the Tretyakov Gallery, the Bolshoi Theater, the Gorky Park, Tverskaya street & Old Arbat, Moscow metro (underground stations), ‘bears on the streets’ 🙂 …
“Otkrytiye Arena” football stadium in Moscow is a first home stadium to the greatest title holder’ team in Russia “Spartak”. This ultramodern stadium, which name means “Opening”, was built just in 2014. Home matches of “Spartak” Moscow and the biggest concert shows use to be held here. Confederations’ Cup 2017 matches as well as the World Football Cup 2018 matches will take place here.
“Otkrytiye Arena” is located in the picturesque district “Tushino” in the North of Moscow. Specially created new underground station “Spartak” makes fans transportation to the stadium as easy as it is principally possible.
Capacity of the stadium: 45,000 seats.