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World Cup 2006 Stadiums in Germany - Gelsenkirchen

Gelsenkirchen Stadium

Gelsenkirchen Stadium.Veltins-Arena [formerly AufSchalke Arena] (new) - 52,000 capacity.

Inaugurated in 2001 at a cost of 192 million euros, the Veltins-Arena [formerly AufSchalke Arena] is one of Europe's most modern stadiums, incorporating a moveable roof, a state-of-the-art sound system, video cubes with 4 screens of 36 square metres each and an extendable pitch. Described by FIFA President Sepp Blatter as, "a pilot project for the whole world," the new stadium is located next to the old Parkstadion.

Click here for our City Guide to Gelsenkirchen

Getting to Veltins-Arena

The stadium is the home ground of Schalke04.
Train:
Line 302 from Bochum Hauptbahnhof via Gelsenkirchen towards GE-Buer and the Arena AufSchalke.

Bus:
Buses #380 or #381.

Map: See a map of Gelsenkirchen and Stadium

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Images © Stadtmarketing Gesellschaft Gelsenkirchen mbH

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