DOOSAN Arena

Key facts

Club: FC Viktoria Plzeň | Opening: 1955 | Capacity: 11,700 seats

History and description

The DOOSAN Arena, until recently called Stadion Města Plzně, opened in 1955. It could at that time hold about 35,000 spectators, of which 7,600 seated.

The stadium hardly changed in the following decades, and had severely aged by the 2000s. Capacity had decreased to under 10,000 due to safety measures.

Plans were therefore made for a new stadium in the south-west of the city, but in the end was decided to renovate the Stadion Města instead.

Works began in 2011, and involved the demolition and reconstruction of three stands. Only the old main stand remained. The renovated stadium was completed in late 2011.

Getting there

The DOOSAN Arena is located on the north-eastern edge of Plzeň’s city centre. The walk from either the central market square or the railway station does not take more than 5 to 10 minutes.

There are regular train connections between Prague and Plzeň. The journey takes just under 2 hours.

Address: Štruncovy sady 3, 301 12 Plzeň

Eat, drink, and sleep

The DOOSAN Arena is conveniently located right on the edge of Plzeň’s city centre, which means that there are plenty of eating and drinking options at close distance from the stadium.

The Pilsner Urquell Brewery lies almost next to the stadium toward the railway station and offers guided tours.

There is a nice variety of hotels in Plzeň’s city centre and surroundings, which are all at walking distance of the DOOSAN Arena. Click here to explore the options.

Tickets

Tickets for Viktoria Plzeň games can be bought online, at the ticket office at the DOOSAN Arena, or at any of the Vstupenka sales outlets or self-service points.

Tickets are also sold on the gate on the day of the match.

Ticket prices range from CZK 120.00 for a seat in the corners or behind the goal to CZK 150.00 for a seat at one of the long sides.

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Relevant Internet links

Fcviktoria.cz – Official website of FC Viktoria Plzeň.
Pilsen.eu – Plzeň tourist information.

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