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Vasil Levski National Stadium

Attraction type: Sport facilities
Address: 38 "Evlogi i Hristo Georgievi" Blvd.
Phone: 00359 2 93 00 751
Email: ns_vasillevski@abv.bg

National Stadium “Vassil Levski” is a all-seater multifunctionalstadium in the heart of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It’s the biggest venue in its class and it hosts all the games of the National Football Team of Bulgaria. The arena is named after Vassil Levski, the most famous bulgarian hero from the Bulgarian Revival.

The National Stadium “Vassil Levski” is among the five best venue of its class in Europe. The capacity of the stadium is 43 208 and it offers 2 500 parking lots. There are also 1500 VIP boxes and 4 000 covered seats. It is separated in four sectors, entrances, stands and toilets.The field is made of natural grass and along with the track has a heating and lighting systems. A special computer system runs the heating, ventilating, sound and lighting system. The sound system is JBL and it is unique for a venue of such capacity in Bulgaria.

There are also 80 seats for media and there is a possiblity for sound and picture communication from each seat to a TV station outside the Stadium. The sports facility was licensed by UEFA in 2002 and it preserves four stars category by UEFA and FIFA standards for stadium capacity of such class.

In addition to the football ground and the atlethics’ track, the venue hosts judo, artistic gymnastics, basketball, boxing, aerobics, fencing, taekwon-do and table tennis halls. The stadium also hosts the Museum of Physical Culture and Sports.

Some of the biggest world music stars have organized concerts on the stadium – Scorpions, Bonny M, Poul Young, Technotronic, Sandra, Metallica, Madonna, AC/DC and many more.

Vasil Levski National Stadium - Notes

There are 14 sports halls in the National Stadium “Vassil Levski”:

  • Judо
  • Taekwondo
  • Aesthetic Gymnastics
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Aerobics
  • Fencing
  • Recreational centre for people with disabilities
  • Halls for common physical exercise
  • Indoor track