Euro 2012 Stadiums

The Euro 2012 tournament is being co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine with four stadiums in each country. Euro 2012 will open at Poland's new National Stadium in Warsaw, built at a cost of £255million. The Olympic Stadium is Ukraine’s national stadium and the most impressive of the Ukraine’s Euro stadiums.

The Olympic Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine

The Olympic Stadium, Kiev, Ukraine
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The arena has been undergoing a spectacular makeover including a transparent roof. Dynamo Kiev played all of their European fixtures at the Olympic Stadium prior to its closure for renovation.

New Lviv Stadium, Ukraine

New Lviv Stadium, Ukraine
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The Lviv Stadium has been built specifically for Euro 2012 and will thereafter be the home of FC Karpaty Lviv. The western city of Lviv was once part of Poland and was the birthplace of the Polish Football Federation.

Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv, Ukraine
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The Metalist Stadium was built in 1926 and is the home of Metalist Kharkiv. It has been revamped as a multi-sport complex and is known locally as the ‘Spider Arena’ owing to its uncanny resemblance to a large arachnid.

The Donbass Arena, Donetsk, Ukraine

The Donbass Arena, Donetsk, Ukraine
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The Donbass Arena in Donetsk is a state-of-the-art stadium built at a cost of £225million and completed in 2009.

National Stadium, Warsaw, Poland

National Stadium, Warsaw, Poland
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It is built on the site of the old 10th Anniversary Stadium and resembles a large wicker basket. After it has served its purpose among the European Championship stadiums, Legia Warsaw and Polonia Warsaw are expected to play their most important matches at the stadium, although it will not be their permanent home.

PGE Arena, Gdansk, Poland

PGE Arena, Gdansk, Poland
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The PGE Arena in Gdansk is the home of Lechia Gdansk.

The City Stadium, Poznan, Poland

The City Stadium, Poznan, Poland
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The City Stadium is home to KKS Lech Poznan and Warta Poznan.

The Municipal Stadium, Wroclaw, Poland

The Municipal Stadium, Wroclaw, Poland
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The Municipal Stadium in Wroclaw is another new stadium built to host Euro 2012 group matches. The Municipal Stadium is home to Slask Wroclaw and resembles a giant Chinese lantern.