The Kazan Arena was opened in 2013 and has a capacity to hold 45,105 people with the average attendance being 11,871. The largest crowd attendance the arena has seen to date was 42,951 spectators for the Rubin Kazan v Liverpool game in 2015. The size of the pitch is 105 x 68 (7140) and the stadium hosted its first fixture, the Rubin Kazan v Locomotiv Moscow on August 17, 2014.
Kazan is the place visitors head to for rich insights into the history of Russia, but it also a city that offers a unique modern experience. Kazan is home to the historic kremlin that towers over the city, giving way to a spectacular view overlooking the Volga River.
This UNESCO World Heritage recognised site was built in the mid-1500s after Tsar Ivan the Terrible defeated Kazan’s khanate. Here you will get to absorb the city’s fascinating and turbulent past as well as its abundance of modern offerings.
Kazan is where history and modernisation kiss and exist as one, giving the city a unique atmosphere. Here you’ll find an abundance of mosques and churches, museums, monuments traditional wooden houses, soaring modern skyscrapers, and cultural centres.