Tour of Allianz Arena Football Stadium

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One of the top tourist attractions in Munich is the Allianz Arena, Bayern München’s Füßball Stadion, the second largest arena with a seating capacity of 75,000 which was opened in 2005.

Photos from the tour of the football stadium

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The cost of the construction itself ran to €286 million but financing costs raised that figure to a total of €340 million. In addition, the city and State incurred approximately €210 million for area development and infrastructure improvements.

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  • Total concrete used during stadium construction: 120,000 m³
  • Total concrete used for the parking garage: 85,000 m³
  • Total steel used during stadium construction: 22,000 tonnes
  • Total steel used for the parking garage: 14,000 tonnes

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A cafe for the media personnel. Good food and service is offered so that they write good about the home team haha

Cafe Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

This is how the players walk up to the pitch. So we did a replica too

Entering Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocialFan Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocialGrass Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocialInside Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

On 21 October 2002, voters went to the polls to determine whether a new stadium should be built in this location and whether the city of Munich should provide the necessary infrastructure. About two thirds of the voters decided in favor of the proposition. An alternative to constructing the new arena had been a major reconstruction of the Olympic Stadium but this option had been refused by its architect Günther Behnisch.

The Swiss architect firm of Herzog & de Meuron then developed the concept of the stadium with a see-through exterior made of ETFE-foil panels, that can be lit from the inside and are self-cleaning. Construction started in the autumn of 2002 and was completed by the end of April 2005. — Wikipedia

Inside Dressing Room Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

The Massage Room

Massage Room Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

This is the opponents’ dressing room

Opponent Team Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

The press room where all the questions pour from the media

Press Room Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

The sauna for the Home team

Sauna Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

The shower room for the players

Shower room Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

With the Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocialWith Car Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

I personally do not like taking photos with the players but am OK to take alongside their photos because it is cool to do so haha

With football player Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocialWith footballer Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

With Muller Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

With Player Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

With my school mate Ashok. We met after many years. We decided to tour the football stadium. Thanks to him for taking photos of me during our tour

With friend Allianz Arena Football Stadium Munich | Travel Blogger Photos | PritishSocial

 

Duration of the Arena Tour: 60 minutes with a trained Arena guide

Itinerary*:

  • Middle tier
  • Main stand lower tier
  • Press conference area
  • Dressing rooms
  • Players’ tunnel
  • Mixed Zone/media area
  • Promenade/stadium exterior

More information available on the Allianz Arena website

I had an awesome experience of watching a football match live at the arena. It was one of the biggest matches of 2014 i.e. between Bayern München and Manchester City. I have taken some photos for you to see.

A Video to showcase how inside Allianz Arena looks like

 

Are you a Bayern München fan too? If not, which is your favourite football club?

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