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Apostolos Nikolaidis Stadium, Athens

Categories: Tourist Spots, Arenas & Stadiums
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3.3/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
Apostolos Nikolaidis Stadium is a football stadium and multi-sport center in Athens, Greece. It was inaugurated in 1922 and is the oldest football stadium in Greece currently active. It is the traditional athletic center of Panathinaikos A.C. and has been the home ground of Panathinaikos FC for the most part of the club's existence.The stadium is named after the historic club's president, official and athlete Apostolos Nikolaidis. It is situated in the Ambelokipi district of Athens, east of the Lycabettus Hill and on Alexandras Avenue 160, by which name it is most commonly known (Leoforos Alexandras or simply Leoforos, Leoforos meaning Avenue). The stadium's record attendance was recorded in 1967, when 29,665 spectators watched the Cup Winners Cup game between Panathinaikos and FC Bayern Munich.It also houses several other facilities under its stands, including an indoor hall, a small swimming pool, a boxing ring, an indoor shooting range, the club's offices as well as various other facilities.HistoryApostolos Nikolaidis Stadium holds a very important place in the history of Greek football. The first stand was built in 1928, and for almost 50 years it hosted the majority of big matches in domestic and international competitions. It was the first to have floodlights installed (1938) and the first with a grass pitch (1958). It was the home of the Greek national football team for many years.
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  • The stadium is outdated but a beautiful experience polite around Panathinaikos-Ajax. For by the good atmosphere and the result of course;)
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  • As life and if it gives under reason academies that is within, but also history Association, and over 100 disrupt the region when it is race. The Straits become hell and especially traffic. Unfortunately I have to move
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  • Just had to visit as my friends here kept recommending. Ground needs some maintenance but that does not matter - it is the feel of the place. Gate 13 is unbelievable. Fanatical supporters. Artistic gr...  read more »
  • I am just gonna put 2 stars because from the outside it looks awful. Once it will be renewed as presented by the directors of the team, I will give 5 stars.
  • A great old Stadium with great Fans!
  • The home of Panathinaikos!
  • Stadium of the most popular team in Greece,
  • Best stadium in Athens
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