CULTURE World Cup Venue Tour: Volgograd Arena

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World Cup Venue Tour: Volgograd Arena

By Lu Wenao | People's Daily app

16:19, June 18, 2018

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Volgograd Arena is located in Central Park on the bank of the Volga River at the foot of the Mamayev Kurgan war memorial. It has a capacity of 45,000.

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Volgograd Arena was built on the site of the Central Stadium that was opened in 1962.

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The façade and rooftop patterns embody the local wickerwork tradition and aspects of a WWII Victory Day firework display.

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The stadium can be accessed via a 123-meter wide stairway with side ramps for disabled access.

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A new pedestrian embankment has been constructed near Volgograd Arena.

It is the home arena for FC Rotor.

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