Only fifty days left for the biggest tournament of football – World Cup 2018. As you already know that Russia is about to host this year’s World Cup. However, do you know about the FIFA World Cup 2018 stadiums? Here is everything you should know about all the stadiums of World Cup 2018 that is going to held in Russia.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

There are total twelve (12) stadiums, where you all the matches are about to be organized. All of them are some impressive history, and essential matches have been played earlier at those stadiums.

1. Luzhniki Stadium

Luzhniki Stadium FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

This year’s world cup is going to start at this stadium when Russia will confront Saudi Arabia on 14 June 2018. 1980 Summer Olympics to at this stadium. As of now, this particular stadium has organized more than 3000 matches to date. If you are a new football match viewer, you might remember that Manchester United defeated Chelsea at 2008 UEFA Champions League. Apart from that, 1999 UEFA Cup (Now Europa League) happened at this stadium.

Host City: Moscow

Project: Stadium Reconstruction

Capacity: 80,000*

Location: Luzhniki Sports Complex

Home Team: Russia 

2. Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

Nizhny Novgorod Stadium FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

Near Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and at the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers, this stadium has been built. This is probably the most good-looking stadium, as per some football as well as architecture professionals.

Host City: Nizhny Novgorod

Project: New stadium

Capacity: 45,000

Location: Confluence of the Oka and Volga rivers

Home Team: Olympiets Nizhny Novgorod 

3. Kazan Arena

Kazan Arena FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

Kazan Arena organized the first match in August 2013. That was a match between Rubin Kazan and Lokomotiv Moscow, and it ended at 1:1.

Host City: Kazan

Project: New stadium

Capacity: 45,000

Location: Chistopolskaya Street, Novo-Savinovsky district

Home Team: FC Rubin Kazan 

4. Fisht Stadium

Fisht Stadium FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

Fisht Stadium was built for Winter Olympics in 2014. However, you may not find a lot of things common in nowadays since this has been reconstructed for the World Cup 2018. Talking about previously played matches, it hosted FIFA Confederations Cup matches in 2017.

Host City: Sochi

Project: Stadium Reconstruction

Capacity: 48,000

Location: Olympic Park, Adler district

Home Team: Russia 

5. Ekaterinburg Arena

Ekaterinburg Arena FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

This is the home ground of Russia’s oldest football club aka FC Ural. This is a very old stadium, which was built during 1953. However, it has been reconstructed for many reasons including this FIFA World Cup 2018.

Host City: Ekaterinburg

Project: Stadium Reconstruction

Capacity: 35,000*

Location: Repin Street

Home Team: FC Ural 

6. Volgograd Arena

Volgograd Arena FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

The home ground of FC Rotor, which ended the Russian Championship as one of the top three contenders.

Host City: Volgograd

Project: New stadium

Capacity: 45,000

Location: Central Park

Home Team: FC Rotor 

7. Kaliningrad Stadium

Kaliningrad Stadium FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

This is a newly reconstructed stadium, which meant for World Cup 2018. As per the official statement, this stadium will have parks, quays, and embankments alongside the Pregola river after completing the host of World Cup matches.

Host City: Kaliningrad

Project: New stadium

Capacity: 35,000

Location: Oktyabrsky Island

Home Team: FC Baltika Kaliningrad 

8. Samara Arena

Samara Arena FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

Samara Arena is a brand new stadium, which has been built for World Cup 2018 and the construction work was started back in July 2014. As of now, no memorable match has been played, but World Cup matches are surely going to be notable.

Host City: Samara

Project: New stadium

Capacity: 45,000

Location: Radiotsentr district

Home Team: FC Krylya Sovetov 

9. Rostov Arena

Rostov Arena FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

Rostov Arena has been built near Don river, and FC Rostov is the home team of this ground.

Host City: Rostov-on-Don

Project: New stadium

Capacity: 45,000

Location: Left bank of the river Don, the Grebnoy canal area

Home Team: FC Rostov 

10. Spartak Stadium

Spartak Stadium FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

Spartak Moscow is one of the oldest football team in Russia, and they have a home ground names Spartak stadium. Including 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup match, it has hosted several memorable matches at this stadium.

Host City: Moscow

Project: New stadium

Capacity: 45,000

Location: Tushino

Home Team: FC Spartak Moscow 

11. Saint Petersburg Stadium

Saint Petersburg Stadium FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

Saint Petersburg Stadium is one the largest stadium of Russia, which has a capacity of 110000. Last time it hosted 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup opening match as well as the final match.

Host City: Saint Petersburg

Project: New stadium

Capacity: 67,000

Location: Krestovsky Island

Home Team: FC Zenit Saint Petersburg 

12. Mordovia Arena

Mordovia Arena FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums

On the 1000th anniversary of Mordovian people in Russia, Mordovia Arena was started building, and now it is completely ready for the World Cup 2018 matches.

Host City: Saransk

Project: New stadium

Capacity: 44,000

Location: The Insar river basin

Home Team: FC Mordovia