Location: Left bank of the river Don, the Grebnoy canal area of Rostov Capacity: 45 ,000 Status: New stadium. Opening Date: The Stadium will officially open in April 2018.
Rostov-on-Don will host four Group stage games and one round-of-16 match during the 2018 Fifa World Cup.
Rostov Arena is being built on the left bank of the river. The upcoming World Cup will provide a strong impetus to the development of the entire left bank of the city.
The stadium features a translucent media façade made of metal and glass, and towers as high as the Niagara Falls, measuring 51 meters in height.
Following the World Cup the stadium will become the home of FC Rostov.
Founded in 1749 with a population of over 1.1 million people Rostov-on-Don is the largest city in the South of Russia located on the Don River.
This area is the homeland of DonCossacks, famous Russian warriors and the lands were celebrated by Mikhail Sholokhov, Russian novelist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Tourists are always impressed by the historical city centre with buildings going back to the 19th century. Another hallmark of Rostov-on-Don is the left bank of the Don River, a popular place for swimming retreats. Rostov-on-Don holds anunocial status of the Southern Capital of Russia.