Olympiastadion (Munich)

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Olympiastadion
2014 Olympiastadion Munich.jpg
The Munich Olympiastadion
LocationMunich, Germany
Coordinates48°10′23″N 11°32′48″E / 48.17306°N 11.54667°E / 48.17306; 11.54667Coordinates: 48°10′23″N 11°32′48″E / 48.17306°N 11.54667°E / 48.17306; 11.54667
Public transitU-Bahn U3 U8 at Olympiazentrum
OwnerFree State of Bavaria
OperatorOlympiapark Munich GmbH
Capacity
  • 57,660[1]
  • 75,000 (domestic matches)
  • 70,000 (international and European matches)
  • Capacity history
    • 66,000 (2005)
    • 69,901 (2006–2012)
    • 71,137 (2012–2013)
    • 71,437 (2013–2015)
SurfaceAsphalt concrete and artificial grass[2]
Construction
Broke ground1968
Opened26 May 1972
Architect
Tenants

Olympiastadion (German pronunciation: [ʔoˈlʏmpi̯aːˌʃtaːdi̯ɔn]) is a stadium located in Munich, Germany. It is in the middle of the Olympiapark München in northern Munich. The stadium was built as the main venue for the 1972 Summer Olympics.

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