Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Igor Albin called 43 billion rubles adequate price of the stadium "Zenit arena" on Krestovsky island. The words of official results TASS.
"I believe that the price of the stadium adequate. Because it's not a stadium, and a cultural and sports complex, which can be operated all year round. It is possible to swim, to carry out hockey, football, concerts, exhibitions. Is it the most expensive stadium in the world," said Albin.
The official also spoke about the problems of the arena. "Found condensation on the floor, but it's not a tragedy. This is the problem with which we struggle. Fans usually come to the match for 15-20 minutes before the start, however, all 16 passages designed so that one hour can pass all the spectators," added Albin.
23 March it was reported, the stadium "Zenit arena" will be completed after the confederations Cup— 2017.
Football arena on Krestovsky island was commissioned in December 2016. The construction of the facility began in 2007. The stadium will host four matches of the confederations Cup, which will be held from 17 June to 2 July 2017, as well as seven world Cup games in 2018, which will begin June 14 and end July 15.
The capacity of the "Zenit-Arena" is 67,8 thousand spectators. While performing concerts, this number increases to 80 thousand people.