Letzigrund (new) - 35,000 capacity.
Letzigrund is built on the site of the old Letzigrund stadium at a cost of US$100 million. The old stadium had a reputation as a world-class athletics venue and the annual Weltklasse Zürich is a competitors' favorite with numerous world records having been set in the old stadium including Sebastian Coe's then record for the mile in 1981.
Also the home ground of FC Zurich, the new stadium is multi-purpose with an athletics track and indoor training facilities and will be used for other sports as well as music concerts.
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The new stadium in Zurich has two 52 square meter video screens, an 8-lane athletics track which is 8m below street level and individual lighting columns that can be positioned to form the shape of an open flower.
As an eco-friendly measure, the Zurich Stadium roof will be covered with vegetation and will rise just 16m above street level at its highest elevation.
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The Zurich Stadium is the home ground of FC Zurich in the Swiss First Division and located in the western part of the city.
Tram/Bus: It's a 15-minute journey by tram to the stadium. Take tram #2 from Paradeplatz.
Special buses will be provided for Euro 2008 match days and a valid match ticket will provide free transport.