Westfalenstadion (Signal Iduna Park) is a football stadium situated in Dortmund, Germany. It is the home of the football team, Borussia Dortmund. The stadium was opened in 1974, it was designed by architect Planungsgruppe Drahtler and it is known for its atmosphere. The South Bank of the stadium which has a capacity of around 24,500, is one of the most famous stands in football and is the largest for standing spectators in European Football. The stadium has an overall capacity of 81,365, making it one of the largest stadiums in Europe. The stadium has hosted various high profile events which include matches from the 1974 and 2006 World Cups.
Transport options to the stadium are very good. You can take the train to ‘Signal Iduna Park’ station which is a short walk away from the stadium. The U-Bahn stop ‘Stadion’ which is served by the U45 and U46 lines is right next to the stadium.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to visit the stadium is by attending a football match. Borussia Dortmund plays at the stadium a minimum of 19 times in the football season (August to May). Tickets for a match vary depending on where you want to sit or stand, they can be as little as 17 euros. You can also tour the stadium, tours normally run three times a day at 12 pm, 2 pm and 4 pm. Tours last for around 90 minutes and cost 12 euros.