Info Olympiastadion is located north of Munich’s city center in Olympiapark. The stadium was built in 1972 for the Summer Olympic Games and designed by German architect Günther Behnisch. With its sweeping transparent canopies of glass, the stadium was meant to imitate the Alps and be a symbol for the free and democratic West ... more
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Info The Olympiahalle is a multi-purpose venue located northwest of Munich’s city center in Olympic Park. Opened in 1972 for the Munich Summer Olympic Games, the Olympiahalle played host to the gymnastics and handball events. Seating capacity at the Olympiahalle is 15,500. Olympiahalle also hosts the annual Munich Sixdays ... more
Info The Audi Dome, formally known as Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle, is an indoor arena located in Munich’s Sendling-Wespark district. The Audi Dome was built in 1972 and used to host the basketball events as part of the 1972 Munich Olympics. Its original name, the Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle, was taken from Rudi Sedlmayer who was the president ... more
Info The Olympia-Eissportzentrum (Olympia Ice Sport Center) is a multi-purpose sports arena located just northwest of Munich’s city center in Olympiapark. The Olympia-Eissportzentrum is a venue for many different purposes, but mainly plays home ice for Munich’s professional hockey team, Eishockeyclub München. The stadium was ... more
Info The Allianz Arena is a football (soccer) stadium located in northern Munich. Both of Munich’s professional football teams, FC Bayern Munich and TSV 1860 München, play their home games at the Allianz Arena. Allianz Arena was opened in 2005 and has a capacity for close to 70,000 spectators. The panels that form the façade ... more
Everyone from hardcore sports enthusiasts to diehard music lovers will find something to love at the many Munich stadiums, which host not only sports and concerts but a whole range of other special events throughout the year.
Right in the heart of Olympiapark München, Olympiastadion (The Olympic Stadium) was originally built for the 1972 Summer Olympics, and has since been graced by major rock and pop performers like Michael Jackson and Guns N’ Roses, as well as motorcycle racing and, of course, as the former home stadium for the Bayern Munich soccer team. FC Bayern has since moved on to the ultra-modern Allianz Arena, which is also the home field for Bayern’s bitter rivals TSV 1860 München.
Hockey fans pack into the cold confines of Olympia-Eissportzentrum (also called Olympia Eishalle), which is used for a number of events but primarily hosts Eishockeyclub München, while Olympia Regattaverein München – while not technically a stadium – provides room for more than sixty-thousand visitors to watch some of the biggest rowing events in the world.
As with any major city, there are several stadiums in Munich to choose from, so when you get tired of slinging steins in that beer garden, why not see what’s on the schedule at a Munich stadium near you.