National Arena Stadium Bucharest, Bucharest

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Arena Națională is the national stadium of Romania, in the Lia Manoliu National Sports Complex in Bucharest. Opened in 2011, it replaced the former National Stadium. It was built for the Romania national football team, hosting its games as well as the Romanian Cup Final and the Romanian Supercup.
The 2012 UEFA Europa League Final was held at the new stadium. This was the first final of a major European football club competition hosted by Romania. UEFA has announced that the UEFA Euro 2020 Finals would be held in multiple cities all over Europe in a pan-European tournament format to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the tournament. On September 19, 2014 Bucharest has won the UEFA Euro 2020 bids and it was decided that the National Arena will host four matches (as part of the 'Standard Package'), consisting of three group stage matches + one round of 16/quarter-final match.
The old stadium was demolished between December 18, 2007 and February 20, 2008, although a symbolic removal of seats took place on November 21, 2007, after Romania defeated Albania 6-1 in a qualifying match for Euro 2008.
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  • Arena Națională îs a beautiful stadium, but I think at the moment a bit too big, because I think 5% of the stadium was occupied. It was very cold so that was maybe the reason. The stadium is very... 
    Arena Națională îs a beautiful stadium, but I think at the moment a bit too big, because I think 5% of the stadium was occupied. It was very cold so that was maybe the reason. The stadium is very...  more »
  • Rebuilt around 2011 to replace Romania’s previous, crumbling, national stadium, the Arena National is a wonderful modern venue in the east of the capital city of Bucharest. Looking very much like a... 
    Rebuilt around 2011 to replace Romania’s previous, crumbling, national stadium, the Arena National is a wonderful modern venue in the east of the capital city of Bucharest. Looking very much like a...  more »
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  • Best experience ever at a football match. Euro 2020 France - Switzerland. The atmosphere and the feeling were amazing on this grand arena
  • Arena itself is quite ok, a good place to see an event (in our case a football match). Decently organized, clean. Only downside is that the food and drinks are below average and way overpriced. 10 lei for a 300 ml Pepsi (was not even filled to the 400ml mark). A glass of water is 5 lei (if available). Snack choices not great and way overpriced. Long waiting times to get food or drinks.

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