Commerzbank Arena opened in 2005 and is the home ground of Eintracht Frankfurt. The predecessor to Commerzbank Arena was the renowned Waldstadion. This stadium, which is steeped in football history, was originally built in 1925 and had a capacity of 51,500 spectators. Today, Commerzbank Arena stands on its former site.
Eintracht Frankfurt was founded in 1899 and was known at the time as Frankfurter Football Club Victoria. Football is just one division of the sports club. Eintracht Frankfurt was one of the founding teams in Germany’s Bundesliga and has enjoyed various Bundesliga successes over the years. It is one of the major football clubs in Germany. The team proudly wear the colors of red, black and white, and don the crest of an eagle as their emblem.
Commerzbank Arena Guided Tours
Learn more about the arena and Eintracht Frankfurt by taking a guided stadium tour. Tours are available and take up to 90 minutes. They include the dressing rooms, VIP facilities, press rooms and most importantly the Eintracht Frankfurt Museum. There are many Frankfurt sightseeing tours available in the city but this tour is a must for football fans.
Events at Commerzbank Arena
Commerzbank Arena is not only used as a football stadium. This arena is a multi-functional events venue. Many international artists play concerts here each year, and the grounds are also used for other types of sporting events. There are also several business event opportunities available. The stadium’s business center covers four levels and is ideal for conferences and seminars. Events can also be combined with football matches and use of the VIP facilities.
When visiting Commerzbank Arena, whether to see a match, concert or for a business event, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Frankfurt provides easy access by public transport. After a football match or event return to enjoy upscale facilities and indulge in Heaven Spa or Gaía Restaurant and Terrace.