Club: FC Chornomorets Odessa | Opening: 2011 | Capacity: 34,164 seats
History and description
Stadion Chornomorets was built in the place of the old Central Stadium that had been built in 1938.
The old stadium got demolished in 2008, after which construction of the new one began. It was hoped that the stadium might serve as a playing venue of the Euro 2012 tournament, but UEFA ruled this out due to uncertainties in the building schedule.
Stadion Chornomorets officially opened on the 19th of November 2011 with a league match between FC Chornomorets and FC Karpaty (2-2).
The stadium has a total of 558 VIP seats and a further 60 corporate boxes that can hold 1,602 people.
Stadion Chornomorets is located in Shevchenko Park in central Odessa on the eastern side of the city centre.
The walk from the Potemkin Stairs and the Opera House takes 15 to 20 minutes, that from the main railway station, which lies further south, a few minutes more.
Address: Marazliyevskaya ulitsa 1/20, Odessa
Eat, drink, and sleep
Stadion Chornomorets is located in central Odessa, which means that there are plenty of eating and drinking options at short walking distance of the stadium. Further nightlife options are located in the south of the city in the Arkadia district, which is also where the more popular beaches are.
There is a large amounts of hotels right near Stadion Chornomorets in central Odessa, which include well-rated Ayvazovsky Hotel, Geneva Park Hotel, and Bristol Hotel. Click here for an overview of hotels near Stadion Chornomorets.
Tickets for FC Chornomorets matches can be bought online via Ticketstream, at the ticket office at the stadium, at the branches of IMEX Bank, or at the ГОРПРЕССА news agents.
Centrally located IMEX Bank branches are at Panteleymonovskaya ulitsa 64 near the railway station, or at Lanzheronovskaya ulitsa 24 near the Opera House. There are many ГОРПРЕССА news agents all over the city and in the centre.
Ticket prices range from UAH 35.00 for a seat behind the goal to UAH 200.00 for a VIP seat at the main stand. Other tickets for the long sides range from UAH 65.00 to UAH 100.00. Tickets are a little more expensive for a number of high-profile matches.
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