Cluj Arena, Cluj-Napoca

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Cluj Arena is a multi-use stadium in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. It was ready as of October 2011 and is to be ranked as an UEFA Elite Stadium (Category 4). The stadium is the new home ground of FC Universitatea Cluj.The owner, Cluj County Council, and the Government of Romania paid about €45,000,000 for the new stadium, which is able to hold 30,000 people. The stadium is composed of 4 two-tier covered stands and a new running track. The seats are grey coloured, with different nuances depending on their position.The building is located next to the Polyvalent Hall.HistoryThe first football and athletics stadium in Cluj-Napoca then Kolozsvár part of Hungary, was built between 1908 and 1911. It had one wooden stand and a capacity of 1,500 people. The official inauguration in 1911 was done by organizing a game between a selection of Cluj and Galatasaray Istanbul. It was the first game in Europe for Galatasaray, and the selection of Cluj won 8-1.In 1961 new stands were built and the capacity of the stadium became 28,000 on wooden benches, while the old stands were moved to Câmpia Turzii. The 1961 stands have a U-shaped appearance, as the name of the team that uses it. The stadium is named after Ion Moina, the fastest sprinter in Europe in 1948.
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  • Went there for a Depeche Mode concert -Global Spirit Tour/2017-23 july 2017/Great experience.Easy access and exit,felt very safe.  more »
  • Certainly the best place to enjoy the huge Untold festival. I love this place, the park around and the atmosphere. Enjoy, the world capital of night and magic :)  more »
  • Not much to see, it's just a 30000 sits stadium. But if by chance you had come for Untold Festival...then it is the center of THE PARTY! Along with the rest of more of 80000 people per day. Hope we'll...  more »
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  • New and clean that resemble European standards. Good job Cluj for you contribution to the health of your society!!! Thank you to the local organizers!!!
  • One of the better football grounds in the country can also double as a venue for events like Untold.
  • Great space for hosting events, be they sportive or not, like concerts.
  • A very nice place, with a museum and many more surprises.
  • It's a nice stadium.

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As Romania's largest city, Cluj-Napoca boasts a plethora of accommodations suitable for all budgets. Most of the hotels are located in and around the Old Town city center. Stay in this area to be within walking distance of many popular sights, restaurants, and bars. Budget-conscious travelers will be pleased by the choice of hostels, and those seeking more will find a full range, from economy to five-star hotels.
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