Донбас Арена

Architecture & Buildings

Europe, Ukraine, Donetsk Municipality

Donbass Arena (Ukrainian: Донбас Арена) is a stadium with a natural grass pitch in Donetsk, Ukraine that opened on 29 August, 2009. The facility is located in the center of the city, in the Lenin Comsomol park. With a capacity of 50,000 spectators, the Stadium hosts FC Shakhtar Donetsk matches and will host some matches in Euro 2012. It meets the requirements for a UEFA Elite 5-star Stadium rating. The initial estimated cost of the project was USD 250m. USD 30m has been allocated to set up a recreational park around the Stadium. The final cost of the project will reach USD 400m.