Euro 2024 Germany: The 10 Host Cities And Their Iconic Stadiums

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Berlin

The Berlin Olympic Stadium, with a seating capacity of 71,000, is the largest stadium for Euro 2024. It has been a venue for major international sporting events since 1985.

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Cologne

Cologne's stadium, seating 43,000, is one of the smallest for Euro 2024. Rebuilt in 2006 for the World Cup, it frequently hosts significant sporting events.

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Dortmund

The BVB Stadion Dortmund, renowned for its Yellow Wall, can accommodate up to 62,000 fans. It's one of the most legendary stadiums globally.

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Düsseldorf

Arena Düsseldorf, with a seating capacity of 47,000, regularly hosts matches for the resident club, Fortuna Düsseldorf. It is one of the smaller stadiums in European football.

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Frankfurt

The Frankfurt Arena, a 47,000-seater stadium built in 1925, has hosted notable matches, including the 2006 World Cup and the 1988 Euro. It also hosts major international concerts.

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Gelsenkirchen

Gelsenkirchen's Arena Auf Schalke, seating 50,000, features a retractable roof and a removable pitch. This ultra-modern stadium opened in 2001 in what was once a mining town and is now one of Germany's greenest cities.

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Hamburg

The Volksparkstadion in Hamburg, with a capacity of 49,000, has undergone numerous renovations since its 1953 inauguration. Over the decades, it has hosted multiple Euro and World Cup matches.

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Leipzig

The Red Bull Arena, with a capacity of 40,000, was inaugurated in 2004. It has a removable roof and was rebuilt from the former Zentralstadion, which was once the largest stadium in East Germany.

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Munich

The Allianz Arena, also known as Fussball Arena, seats 75,000 and is known for its unique rubber dinghy shape. Owned by Bayern Munich, it has hosted some of UEFA's biggest matches.

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Stuttgart

The Stuttgart Arena, opened in 1993, has a seating capacity of 51,000 and regularly hosts major international matches.

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