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Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen

Categories: Tourist Spots, Arenas & Stadiums
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
Home to the German Bundesliga soccer club, Veltins-Arena opened in 2001 to much fanfare. The current name was given to the stadium after he Veltins brewing company purchased it. The two-tiered structure allows thousands of fans to pack in, including the VIPs who fill the 72 boxes circling the stadium. Although the arena is primarily used for soccer matches, it hosts other events throughout the year, including operas, stock car races, and even heavyweight championships. Plan to visit Veltins-Arena during your Gelsenkirchen vacation using our convenient Gelsenkirchen vacation route planner.
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  • The lead goes up in the cabins and the intake tunnel. We have learned much new about Schalke and the stadium.
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  • I admit that I a'm Schalke fan. In this respect my opinion could of course something to be taken. Despite not can I recommend to anyone just visiting a Bundesligaspieles. The stadium has a capacity of more than 62,000 viewers and is almost always sold out. The mood is great, to buy the food and the ways memory also. I am repeatedly impressed as the North curve behaves at the games. The choreography is just awesome. Who has the possibility should definitely once visit the stadium and possibly a stadium go on tour.
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  • A very nice stadium and awesome atmosphere created by the Schalke's fans! If you want to see a nice football match and you are near Gelsenkirchen, you have to go! 
  • Concert was awesome = 5 Stars but the Veltins Arena overall not so much. "Knappenkarten" are used to pay for everything inside the Arena, probably would be a good idea to accept Debit & Credit cards as well to even get one but they only accept cash. I agree it would be a little problematic so just get rid of the whole Knappenkarten system. Don't get me started on the parking, worst parking ever. I've never seen such an unorganised parking situation & it's not even for free (5€)! Would've given it 1 star but the concert was awesome so I'll be nice about it with 2 stars.
  • Amazing place. Great crowd, good food and of course beer.
  • Going there and leaving is chaos ... Transportation should be more considerate
  • Nice stadium. Parking is a disaster. It took us 80 minutes to just get of the parking!!!
  • HEJA BVB!!!!!!!!!!!
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